Divs inside parent sharing space

Posted on 2013-12-04
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Hello Experts,

I got a bit confused designing one component and would be greatfull for any help.
Basicaly a got parent div with 2 divs inside. Thing i want to archive is when .new-epmloyees div (can't take more then 50% of space) got less content in it second .birthdays div  should take all parent free space avaliable and still remain scrollable.

Example of what i already messed up could be found here:

Thanks in advance,
Question by:Silverlay
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Expert Comment

by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39696934
It looks like it works.   When I take away some of the links on the left side, the right moves over as you expect.  What am I missing?   (using chrome)

Author Comment

ID: 39697026
Take a look now, i've added few elements. Right side not scrolling on buttons, coz it's actualy strech over parent container and not fitting it.
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39697059
On the birthdays class, try adding overflow:auto; then add a lot more links and see what happens.  example
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Author Comment

ID: 39697558
Get scrollbar to the end. Second div not showing full content.

Accepted Solution

Silverlay earned 0 total points
ID: 39697599
Got it. All we have to do is remove

  min-width: 50%;
  max-width: 100%;
  display: inline-block;

from .birthdays declaration, and it works like charm.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39705744
Removing thouse lines would make second div always stretch to fit parent and it's just what i needed.

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