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DIV auto height expansion

Posted on 2010-11-24
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I seems my brain is wired not to handle automatic expansions of DIVs. What should I keep in mind when building web UIs to alway ensure that my DIVs expand?
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Carl Tawn earned 500 total points
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If you mean expanding vertically to match the content then you basically just need to make sure you give them a:

    overflow: auto;
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by:buraksarica
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Some browsers have issues rendering container divs properly, because of measuring bugs. Can you give an example?

For most scenarios, placing an empty at the end of container div with style="clear:both" do the magic. For example :

<div>
....
....
..some stuff..
....

<div style="clear:both;"></div>
</div>
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by:Richard Lee
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Why on earth can't I remember this :)!?
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by:Richard Lee
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Overflow auto did the trick.
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