Chrome - overflow='auto'

Posted on 2010-08-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
I have a WEB site (WEB application) that is a table of boxes (<table><tr><td>...)
In several boxes there are "grig tables" that may have many lines.
I don't want the boxes to expand so I set it as'auto';

I works very weel in IE - when there are more lines then it can hold it adds a vertical scrollbar.
But in Chrome (and FireFox) it does not add the scrollbar and expands the box height.

Question by:VapiSoft
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Expert Comment

ID: 33522366
you need to give overflow:scroll

if doesn't work, then also try adding

Author Comment

ID: 33522954
I tried all but nothing works.

Author Comment

ID: 33523306
I checked it with firburg (for firefox) and what I see that although I do;
the width="100%".
So I understand that this is not the way to set the height.
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Expert Comment

ID: 33523751
check for the typo here, it should be;


Author Comment

ID: 33523935
I don't see any difference between what I wrote and what you wrote.
I don't see any typo.
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Accepted Solution

gurvinder372 earned 500 total points
ID: 33523976
hmm..i was referring to what you wrote in original question.

If you are setting the height to a cell or a row of a table you can do it by
obj.setAttribute("height", "155px");
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Expert Comment

ID: 33524136
The expert showed this in the example but to emphasize your height needs units.  Most likely pixels. = 155px;bol

Author Comment

ID: 33524147
I found out that the problem is in another place that afterwards I change the the heigth="100%".
I am sorry and I will give you the points for trying to help.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 33524162
As I wrote, it was my mistake.
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Expert Comment

ID: 33524215
Thanks for the points :)

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