Fixed position within div, allowing rest of content to scroll


I have a div that is not at the top of the page. Inside that, I have another div that I need positioned at the top of the parent div so that when the screen is scrolled down, the text box stays at the top of the div and the other content scrolls.

	width: 900px;
	height: 500px;
  	border-style: solid;
        border-width: 5px;



<div class="outer">
	<div class="inner"><input type="text"></div>

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If I add    top:0  to the "inner" div, the text box is pinned to the top of the page which is not what I need.

Can someone please help?!

Thanks in advance
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Duy PhamFreelance IT ConsultantCommented:
You just need position:fixed without setting top or left.
kbitAuthor Commented:
But my code above does not work properly?
Duy PhamFreelance IT ConsultantCommented:
See examples in here:

In the first div of above example (using position:fixed), when you scroll content of the parent div, the child div stays at top of parent div. Is that what you expect?

Or do you expect something like in the second div, when scrolling in general (page scrolling, parent content scrolling, etc.), child div always stays at top of parent div? The trick here is use position:absolute to properly align child div with parent div, and wrap other content of parent div in another child div (class="content" which is sibling of fixed child div.

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kbitAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for your answer. This is close to what I need, but is it possible to do it without a second scrollbar?
Duy PhamFreelance IT ConsultantCommented:
What is second scrollbar do you mean here? If that is scrollbar of content div, you can just remove overflow: auto or change it to overflow: hidden for content div, and align your fixed child div accordingly (e.g.: change to right:0px).
kbitAuthor Commented:
Sounds good, thanks for your help
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