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I'm new to asp so here is what I'm trying to do.

I have a master page that loads a child page.
On the child page I have  this structure:

<div id="pageContainer">
      <div id="orgDropDown">
           <asp:DropDownList id="ddlProvider" runat="server" AutoPostBack="True">   </asp:DropDownList>
            </div>

       <asp:TabContainer id="tabcontainer" runat="server>
             <asp:TabPanel runat="server" HeaderText="Master" ID="tpMaster" ScrollBars="Vertical"
                 <ContentTemplate></ContentTemplate>
           </asp:TabPanel>
  </asp:TabContainer>
  <asp:ToolkitScriptManager ID="ToolkitScriptManager1" runat="server">
   </asp:ToolkitScriptManager>
</div> <!--Pagecontainer-->


In my code I'm dynamically creating a table and assigning it to the tabpanel.  All is good so far except I can't get the scrollbars for the tab panel to show.

I tried using css :

#tpMaster
{
      width:97%;
      height: 490px;
      background-color:Aqua;
      overflow:auto;
}

But this does nothing. It doesn't even change the background color of the panel. It is just white.


I'm loading the stylesheet in the page_prerender code:
If Not IsNothing(Me.Header) Then
            Dim hl As New HtmlLink()
            hl.Href = "~/Styles/HL7Parser.css"
            hl.ID = "MyLink"
            hl.Attributes.Add("type", "text/css")
            hl.Attributes.Add("rel", "stylesheet")
            Me.Header.Controls.Add(hl)
        End If

I'm building the table and loading it in the ddlProvider_SelectedIndexChanged section.

So I guess the style is being applied before the table it built. Is this the problem? How do you make the style get applied to the table?

Thanks.
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