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Posted on 2009-07-10
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Hi. I am using a javascript text scroller which in turn scrolls text within a DIV element. The DIV is specified using CSS:

#pscroller1
{
width: 95%;
height: 15%;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}

My problem is that when the window is made smaller/bigger, the div doesn't change its' size until the page is refreshed. Anyone know how to do this automatically?
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Question by:chris_smith_51
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by:Eternal_Student
ID: 24821461
You mean the browser window right?

If you have set the width as a percentage then it should re-size automatically. Do you have something I could look at to see this problem in more detail?
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by:NerdsOfTech
ID: 24821509
replace <html> with:

newer browsers should allow for auto width based on %
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
   "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en">

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by:chris_smith_51
ID: 24822246
@Eternal_Student:

Yes, I mean the browser window.

See www.csgshow.org for what I'm talking about. The scroller is in the upper-left corner of the page beneath the main links.
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by:NerdsOfTech
ID: 24823200
use fixed height
#pscroller1
{
width: 95%;
height: 200px;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}

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by:chris_smith_51
ID: 24829835
unfortunately the problem still exists....
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by:NerdsOfTech
ID: 24832110
If it is the scrolling link area... then your ID# is wrapper or wrapper2 NOT #pscroller :)

Style.css

I added #wrapper

#wrapper
{
width: 95%;
height: 200px;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}


you could also revert to %

#wrapper
{
width: 95%;
height: 15%;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}
html, body, ul, li, h1, h2, h3, h4 {
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;
	list-style: none;
}
img {
	border: 0;
}
a {
	color: #333;
	font-weight: bold;
	text-decoration: none;
}
a:hover {
	color: #f00;
}
 
.expansionSelected {
	color: #f00;
	font-weight: bold;
	text-decoration: none;
}
 
.expansionNotSelected {
	color: #333;
	font-weight: bold;
	text-decoration: none;
}
 
.left {
	float: left;
}
.right {
	float: right;
}
body 
{
	background: url('../Images/Construction/header_bg.jpg') repeat-x top left;
	text-align: center;
	font: 12px arial, sans-serif;
}
#wrapper {
	text-align: left;
	margin: auto;
	width: 100%;
}
#wrapper2 {
	text-align: left;
	margin: auto;
	width: 95%;
}
#logo {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/logo.gif') no-repeat top left;
	height: 78px
}
#logo h1 {
	color: #FD2E00;
	font-weight: normal;
	font-size: 28px;
	padding: 20px 0 0 90px;
	margin: 0;
}
#logo p {
	color: #333333;
	padding: 0 0 0px 90px;
	margin: 0;
	font-size: 16px;
}
#sectionLinks {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/header_c_bg.gif') repeat-x;
	position: relative;
	height: 370px
}
#sectionLinks a {
	color: #E7E4E4;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#sectionLinks a:hover {
	color: #fff;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#sectionLinks ul {
	padding: 70px 0 0 382px;
	margin: 0;
	position: relative;
	z-index: 1;
}
#sectionLinks li {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/bullet.gif') no-repeat left center;
	margin: 0; padding-left:30px; padding-right:0; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:8px
}
#sectionLinks li#m1 { margin-left: 19px; }
#sectionLinks li#m2 { margin-left: 9px; }
#sectionLinks li#m3 { margin-left: 3px; }
#sectionLinks li#m4 { margin-left: 0px;  }
#sectionLinks li#m5 { margin-left: 2px; }
#sectionLinks li#m6 { margin-left: 8px; }
#sectionLinks a { font-weight: normal; }
#search {
	margin: 15px 0 0 400px;
}
#search h3 {
	color: #000000;
	font-weight: normal;	
}
#search a {
	color: #1c4c96;
	font-weight: bold;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#search a:hover {
	color: #f00;
}
#mainImage {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/header.jpg') no-repeat;
	position: absolute;
	top: 0;
	left: 0;
	width: 382px;
	height: 370px
}
#mainImageCorner {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/header_pip.jpg') no-repeat;
	position: absolute;
	top: 0;
	left: 382px;
	width: 48px;
	height: 94px			
}
#body {
	width: 100%;
}
#body-inner {
	padding: 23px 23px 8px 23px;
}
#body hr {
	color: #999999;
	height: 1px;
}
#body h2 {
	color: #FF0000;
}
#body h3 {
	color: #1c4c96;
}
#body-left {
	float: left;
	width: 30%;
}
#body-center {
	float: left;
	width: 30%;
}
#body-right {
	float: right;
	width: 34%;
}
#body-nav {
	float: left;
	width: 20%;
}
#body-main {
	float: right;
	width: 77%;
}
#body-main a {
	color: #1c4c96;
	font-weight: bold;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#body-main a:hover {
	color: #f00;
}
#body-left ul {
	margin: 30px 55px;
}
#body-left li {
	margin: 5px;
}
#separator {
	float: left;
	width: 3%;
	display: block;
}
#body-right .box {
	padding: 15px;
	background: #fff;
	border: 1px solid #999;
	margin: 2em 0;
}
#body-right .box p {
	margin: 0 0 1em 0;
}
#body-right .box .left {
	margin-right: 10px;
	border: 0px solid #999;
}
#body-right .box .button {
	text-align: right;
	padding-top: 0px;
	position: relative;
}
.button a {
	border-left:2px solid #9C2828; border-right:2px solid #650000; border-top:2px solid #E68282; border-bottom:2px solid #650000; background:#CC0000 url('../Images/Construction/btn.gif') repeat-y left; color: #fff;
	font-weight: normal;
	position: relative; padding-left:20px; padding-right:15px; padding-top:3px; padding-bottom:3px
}
.button a:hover {
	background-color: #EF1818;
	color: #fff;
}
#copyright-bar {
	background: url('../Images/Construction/footer_bg.gif') repeat-x;
	width: 100%;
	margin-top: 10px;
	clear: both;
}
#copyright-text {
	margin-top: 20px;
	padding-bottom: 10px;
	width: 33%;
	margin-bottom: 10px;
	font-size: 11px;
	float: left;
	display: inline;
	text-align: center;
}
#copyright-text1 {
	margin-top: 20px;
	padding-bottom: 10px;
	width: 33%;
	margin-bottom: 10px;
	font-size: 11px;
	float: left;
	display: inline;
	text-align: center;
}
#copyright-text2 {
	margin-top: 20px;
	padding-bottom: 10px;
	width: 33%;
	display: inline;
	float: left;
	margin-bottom: 10px;
	font-size: 11px;
	text-align: center;
}
#navigation {
	margin-top: 7px;
	width: 100%;	
	font-size:90%;
}
#navigation ul {
	list-style: none;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;
}
#navigation li a  {
	display: block;
	padding: 5px 5px 5px 0.5em;
	border-left: 7px solid #809fff;
	border-right: 1px solid #809fff;
	border-bottom: 1px solid #809fff;
	background-color: #bfcfff;
	color: #00248f;
	text-decoration: none;
}
#navigation li a:hover {
	background-color: #809fff;
	color: #00248f;
}
#navigation ul ul {
	margin-left: 12px;
}
#navigation ul ul li {
	margin:0;
	background-color: #bfcfff;
	color: #00248f;
}
#navigation ul ul a:link, #navigation ul ul a:visited {
	background-color: #bfcfff;
	color: #002485;
}
#navigation ul ul a:hover {
	background-color: #809fff;
	color: #00248f;
}
.breadcrumb {
	font-weight:bold;
}
#pscroller1
{
width: 95%;
height: 15%;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}
 
#wrapper
{
width: 95%;
height: 200px;
padding: 5px;
overflow: visible;
border: 0px solid #000000;
}
 
.someclass{
}

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David S. earned 50 total points
ID: 24833267
It seems to me that the problem is the scroller script itself. This line sets the width of the elements to a fixed width when the script initializes.

this.visiblediv.style.width=this.hiddendiv.style.width=this.tickerdiv.offsetWidth-(this.visibledivtop*2)+"px"

Try adding the following code block after this line:

new pausescroller(pausecontent, "pscroller1", "someclass", 5800)
window.onresize = function(){
  var tickerid = "pscroller1";
 
  tickerdiv=document.getElementById(tickerid);
 
  visiblediv=document.getElementById(tickerid+"1");
 
  hiddendiv=document.getElementById(tickerid+"2");
 
  visibledivtop=parseInt(pausescroller.getCSSpadding(tickerdiv));
 
  //set width of inner DIVs to outer DIV's width minus padding (padding assumed to be top padding x 2)
 
  visiblediv.style.width=hiddendiv.style.width=tickerdiv.offsetWidth-(visibledivtop*2)+"px";
}

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by:chris_smith_51
ID: 31602555
excellent! thanks :)
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