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Iframe - width 100%, height 100%

Posted on 2011-03-03
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Hi,
I am using iframes.
I think its know problem that you cant get the height and width to 100%?
Was just wondering if there is nay fix to it.
Can any please help me out with it, its killing my design

Thanks
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Question by:SameerMirza
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by:R-Byter
ID: 35027988
Is this what you are looking for:

http://th.atguy.com/mycode/100_percent_iframe/

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by:SameerMirza
ID: 35028368
thanks for your help but it doesnt work in IE - using 6
havent tested in any other browser
Please have a look at the code below,
you would have to add any .pdf file insted of test.pdf


<html>
<head>
<link href='html\css\gtsportal.css' type='text/css' rel='stylesheet'>
<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
function resize_iframe()
{	var height=window.innerWidth;//Firefox
	if (document.body.clientHeight)
	{
		height=document.body.clientHeight;//IE
	}
	//resize the iframe according to the size of the
	//window (all these should be on the same line)
	document.getElementById("glu").style.height=parseInt(height-
	document.getElementById("glu").offsetTop-8)+"px";
}
// this will resize the iframe every
// time you change the size of the window.
window.onresize=resize_iframe; 
//Instead of using this you can use: 
//	<BODY onresize="resize_iframe()">

//-->
</script>
</head>
</body>
<IFRAME NAME="iframe1" id = "glu" src = 'test.pdf'  ALIGN="top" HSPACE="0" VSPACE="0"  frameborder="0"  width="100%" onload="resize_iframe();"></IFRAME>
</body>
</html>

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R-Byter earned 500 total points
ID: 35029369
Here you go, I tested in various browsers and it works:

<html>
<head>
<link href='html\css\gtsportal.css' type='text/css' rel='stylesheet'>
<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
function resize_iframe()
{       
		var height=window.innerWidth;//Firefox
        if (document.body.clientHeight)
        {
                height=document.body.clientHeight;//IE
        }
        //resize the iframe according to the size of the
        //window (all these should be on the same line)
        document.getElementById("glu").style.height=parseInt(height-document.getElementById("glu").offsetTop-8)+"px";
		//quick fix for Friefox redirecting bug
		if (document.getElementById("glu").src=="")
		{
			document.getElementById("glu").src="test.pdf";
		}
}
// this will resize the iframe every
// time you change the size of the window.
//window.onresize=resize_iframe; 
//Instead of using this you can use: 
//      <BODY onresize="resize_iframe()">

//-->
</script>
</head>
<body>
<IFRAME NAME="iframe1" id="glu" width="100%" onload="resize_iframe()"></IFRAME>
</body>
</html>

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Live example here:

http://www.bosko.rs/ee/iframew100h100/

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Author Comment

by:SameerMirza
ID: 35029696
thanks.
Havnt tested the code yet but in example you have to refresh the page to get it working.
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by:SameerMirza
ID: 35029789
I am sorry but I have just tested the code in IE6 same result
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by:SameerMirza
ID: 35029845
nither in IE 7. Sorry for another comment but just wanted to confirm.
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by:SameerMirza
ID: 35030089
ok I am very sorry
problem is with pdf
It doesnt work with .pdf files.
Please have a look to confirm
try nay .pdf file as frame src.
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Expert Comment

by:R-Byter
ID: 35034792
I tested solution posted as live example in my previous post:

http://www.bosko.rs/ee/iframew100h100/

It works in IE7, IE8, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari.
Don't know what could be the problem at your side. Did You copy and paste my code?

Regards
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Author Comment

by:SameerMirza
ID: 35036851
I have tried it and works but the porlbem is the spacing around the frame or padding in otherwords
so basically it leaves around 10px around it and place 6the iframe in the middle.
I have also tried,
html, body{
margin-top:0px;
margin-left:0px;
margin-right:0px;
padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
overflow: hidden;
background-color: #ffffff; }

doesnt help much
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Expert Comment

by:R-Byter
ID: 35036893
Here you go, put this instead of <body>:

<body topmargin="0" leftmargin="0">

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Be aware that I didnt use any css file since you didnt post it here.

Regards
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Author Comment

by:SameerMirza
ID: 35037718
Well it doesnt work without one
I tried using ur code as it is
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Author Comment

by:SameerMirza
ID: 35038036
it sems to work but still it leaves some space at the bottom. around 5 to 10px
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Author Closing Comment

by:SameerMirza
ID: 35058104
It couldnt serve the purpose for me but I guess its alomost there.
I had to refresh it all the time to get it to work but may help some one
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