Need help styling a chat script effectively please

Hi all

I've found this great chat layout script that is just what I'm looking for except for a small bit of CSS styling of it.

I need the right box to have a vertical right scroll bar (I've added it but the content doesn't actually seem to scroll) so not sure what I'm doing wrong.

example of where scroll bar is not moving content
Hoping some of you gurus can assist please.

Regards
Neil
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Neil ThompsonSenior Systems DeveloperAsked:
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Julian HansenCommented:
I suspect this is too big for a forum question - this requires a bit of development.

I would suggest posting this as a Gig.
Neil ThompsonSenior Systems DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Julian

I think I've probably over complicated my real initial requirement which is to simply have the right hand "conversation" box scrollable with the "excess" conversation hidden outside of the container. I'll amend as that should be a simple bit of CSS

Regards
Neil
Julian HansenCommented:
No problem.
I played with it a bit.

The problem is the scroll is added to the wrong container.

If you remove the overflow-y: scroll from
.container .right .chat {

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and
.container .right .chat.active-chat {

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And add to
.container .right {

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And remove display: none from
.container .right .chat {

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It will scroll.
Updated CSS here
<style>
html,body,div,span,applet,object,iframe,h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6,p,blockquote,pre,a,abbr,acronym,address,big,cite,code,del,dfn,em,img,ins,kbd,q,s,samp,small,strike,strong,sub,sup,tt,var,b,u,i,center,dl,dt,dd,ol,ul,li,fieldset,form,label,legend,table,caption,tbody,tfoot,thead,tr,th,td,article,aside,canvas,details,embed,figure,figcaption,footer,header,hgroup,menu,nav,output,ruby,section,summary,time,mark,audio,video{margin:0;padding:0;border:0;font-size:100%;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline}article,aside,details,figcaption,figure,footer,header,hgroup,menu,nav,section{display:block}body{line-height:1}ol,ul{list-style:none}blockquote,q{quotes:none}blockquote:before,blockquote:after,q:before,q:after{content:'';content:none}table{border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0}

 @import url(https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Source+Sans+Pro:400,600);
* {
  -moz-box-sizing: border-box;
  -webkit-box-sizing: border-box;
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
  background-color: #f8f8f8;
  -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;
  -moz-osx-font-smoothing: grayscale;
  text-rendering: optimizeLegibility;
  font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 400;
  background-image: url("http://s17.postimg.org/fr01hfe33/image.jpg");
  background-size: cover;
  background-repeat: none;
}

.wrapper {
  position: relative;
  left: 50%;
  width: 1000px;
  height: 800px;
  -moz-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -ms-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  transform: translate(-50%, 0);
}

.container {
  position: relative;
  top: 50%;
  left: 50%;
  width: 80%;
  height: 75%;
  background-color: #fff;
  -moz-transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
  -ms-transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
  -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
  transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
}
.container .left {
  float: left;
  width: 37.6%;
  height: 100%;
  border: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  background-color: #fff;
}
.container .left .top {
  position: relative;
  width: 100%;
  height: 96px;
  padding: 29px;
}
.container .left .top:after {
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 0;
  left: 50%;
  display: block;
  width: 80%;
  height: 1px;
  content: '';
  background-color: #e6e6e6;
  -moz-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -ms-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  transform: translate(-50%, 0);
}
.container .left input {
  float: left;
  width: 188px;
  height: 42px;
  padding: 0 15px;
  border: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  background-color: #eceff1;
  -moz-border-radius: 21px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 21px;
  border-radius: 21px;
  font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 400;
}
.container .left input:focus {
  outline: none;
}
.container .left a.search {
  display: block;
  float: left;
  width: 42px;
  height: 42px;
  margin-left: 10px;
  border: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  background-color: #00b0ff;
  background-image: url("http://s11.postimg.org/dpuahewmn/name_type.png");
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-position: top 12px left 14px;
  -moz-border-radius: 50%;
  -webkit-border-radius: 50%;
  border-radius: 50%;
}
.container .left .people {
  margin-left: -1px;
  border-right: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  border-left: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  width: -moz-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: -webkit-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: -o-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: calc(100% + 2px);
}
.container .left .people .person {
  position: relative;
  width: 100%;
  padding: 12px 10% 16px;
  cursor: pointer;
  background-color: #fff;
}
.container .left .people .person:after {
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 0;
  left: 50%;
  display: block;
  width: 80%;
  height: 1px;
  content: '';
  background-color: #e6e6e6;
  -moz-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -ms-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  -webkit-transform: translate(-50%, 0);
  transform: translate(-50%, 0);
}
.container .left .people .person img {
  float: left;
  width: 40px;
  height: 40px;
  margin-right: 12px;
  -moz-border-radius: 50%;
  -webkit-border-radius: 50%;
  border-radius: 50%;
}
.container .left .people .person .name {
  font-size: 14px;
  line-height: 22px;
  color: #1a1a1a;
  font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 600;
}
.container .left .people .person .time {
  font-size: 14px;
  position: absolute;
  top: 16px;
  right: 10%;
  padding: 0 0 5px 5px;
  color: #999;
  background-color: #fff;
}
.container .left .people .person .preview {
  font-size: 14px;
  display: inline-block;
  overflow: hidden !important;
  width: 70%;
  white-space: nowrap;
  text-overflow: ellipsis;
  color: #999;
}
.container .left .people .person.active, .container .left .people .person:hover {
  margin-top: -1px;
  margin-left: -1px;
  padding-top: 13px;
  border: 0;
  background-color: #00b0ff;
  width: -moz-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: -webkit-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: -o-calc(100% + 2px);
  width: calc(100% + 2px);
  padding-left: -moz-calc(10% + 1px);
  padding-left: -webkit-calc(10% + 1px);
  padding-left: -o-calc(10% + 1px);
  padding-left: calc(10% + 1px);
}
.container .left .people .person.active span, .container .left .people .person:hover span {
  color: #fff;
  background: transparent;
}
.container .left .people .person.active:after, .container .left .people .person:hover:after {
  display: none;
}
.container .right {
  position: relative;
  float: left;
  width: 62.4%;
  height: 100%;
  overflow-y: scroll;

}
.container .right .top {
  width: 100%;
  height: 47px;
  padding: 15px 29px;
  background-color: #eceff1;
}
.container .right .top span {
  font-size: 15px;
  color: #999;
}
.container .right .top span .name {
  color: #1a1a1a;
  font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 600;
}
.container .right .chat {
  position: relative;
  overflow: hidden;
  padding: 0 35px 92px;
  border-width: 1px 1px 1px 0;
  border-style: solid;
  border-color: #e6e6e6;
  height: -moz-calc(100% - 48px);
  height: -webkit-calc(100% - 48px);
  height: -o-calc(100% - 48px);
  height: calc(100% - 48px);
  -webkit-justify-content: flex-end;
  justify-content: flex-end;
  -webkit-flex-direction: column;
  flex-direction: column; 
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat {
  display: block;
  display: -webkit-flex;
  display: flex;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble {
  -moz-transition-timing-function: cubic-bezier(0.4, -0.04, 1, 1);
  -o-transition-timing-function: cubic-bezier(0.4, -0.04, 1, 1);
  -webkit-transition-timing-function: cubic-bezier(0.4, -0.04, 1, 1);
  transition-timing-function: cubic-bezier(0.4, -0.04, 1, 1);
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(1) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.15s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.15s;
  animation-duration: 0.15s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(2) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.3s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.3s;
  animation-duration: 0.3s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(3) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.45s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.45s;
  animation-duration: 0.45s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(4) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.6s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.6s;
  animation-duration: 0.6s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(5) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.75s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.75s;
  animation-duration: 0.75s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(6) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 0.9s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 0.9s;
  animation-duration: 0.9s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(7) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 1.05s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 1.05s;
  animation-duration: 1.05s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(8) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 1.2s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 1.2s;
  animation-duration: 1.2s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(9) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 1.35s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 1.35s;
  animation-duration: 1.35s;
}
.container .right .chat.active-chat .bubble:nth-of-type(10) {
  -moz-animation-duration: 1.5s;
  -webkit-animation-duration: 1.5s;
  animation-duration: 1.5s;
}
.container .right .write {
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 29px;
  left: 30px;
  height: 42px;
  padding-left: 8px;
  border: 1px solid #e6e6e6;
  background-color: #eceff1;
  width: -moz-calc(100% - 58px);
  width: -webkit-calc(100% - 58px);
  width: -o-calc(100% - 58px);
  width: calc(100% - 58px);
  -moz-border-radius: 5px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 5px;
  border-radius: 5px;
}
.container .right .write input {
  font-size: 16px;
  float: left;
  width: 347px;
  height: 40px;
  padding: 0 10px;
  color: #1a1a1a;
  border: 0;
  outline: none;
  background-color: #eceff1;
  font-family: 'Source Sans Pro', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 400;
}
.container .right .write .write-link.attach:before {
  display: inline-block;
  float: left;
  width: 20px;
  height: 42px;
  content: '';
  background-image: url("http://s1.postimg.org/s5gfy283f/attachemnt.png");
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-position: center;
}
.container .right .write .write-link.smiley:before {
  display: inline-block;
  float: left;
  width: 20px;
  height: 42px;
  content: '';
  background-image: url("http://s14.postimg.org/q2ug83h7h/smiley.png");
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-position: center;
}
.container .right .write .write-link.send:before {
  display: inline-block;
  float: left;
  width: 20px;
  height: 42px;
  margin-left: 11px;
  content: '';
  background-image: url("http://s30.postimg.org/nz9dho0pp/send.png");
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-position: center;
}
.container .right .bubble {
  font-size: 16px;
  position: relative;
  display: inline-block;
  clear: both;
  margin-bottom: 8px;
  padding: 13px 14px;
  vertical-align: top;
  -moz-border-radius: 5px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 5px;
  border-radius: 5px;
}
.container .right .bubble:before {
  position: absolute;
  top: 19px;
  display: block;
  width: 8px;
  height: 6px;
  content: '\00a0';
  -moz-transform: rotate(29deg) skew(-35deg);
  -ms-transform: rotate(29deg) skew(-35deg);
  -webkit-transform: rotate(29deg) skew(-35deg);
  transform: rotate(29deg) skew(-35deg);
}
.container .right .bubble.you {
  float: left;
  color: #fff;
  background-color: #00b0ff;
  -webkit-align-self: flex-start;
  align-self: flex-start;
  -moz-animation-name: slideFromLeft;
  -webkit-animation-name: slideFromLeft;
  animation-name: slideFromLeft;
}
.container .right .bubble.you:before {
  left: -3px;
  background-color: #00b0ff;
}
.container .right .bubble.me {
  float: right;
  color: #1a1a1a;
  background-color: #eceff1;
  -webkit-align-self: flex-end;
  align-self: flex-end;
  -moz-animation-name: slideFromRight;
  -webkit-animation-name: slideFromRight;
  animation-name: slideFromRight;
}
.container .right .bubble.me:before {
  right: -3px;
  background-color: #eceff1;
}
.container .right .conversation-start {
  position: relative;
  width: 100%;
  margin-bottom: 27px;
  text-align: center;
}
.container .right .conversation-start span {
  font-size: 14px;
  display: inline-block;
  color: #999;
}
.container .right .conversation-start span:before, .container .right .conversation-start span:after {
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  display: inline-block;
  width: 30%;
  height: 1px;
  content: '';
  background-color: #e6e6e6;
}
.container .right .conversation-start span:before {
  left: 0;
}
.container .right .conversation-start span:after {
  right: 0;
}

@keyframes slideFromLeft {
  0% {
    margin-left: -200px;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0);
    opacity: 0;
  }
  100% {
    margin-left: 0;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(enabled=false);
    opacity: 1;
  }
}
@-webkit-keyframes slideFromLeft {
  0% {
    margin-left: -200px;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0);
    opacity: 0;
  }
  100% {
    margin-left: 0;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(enabled=false);
    opacity: 1;
  }
}
@keyframes slideFromRight {
  0% {
    margin-right: -200px;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0);
    opacity: 0;
  }
  100% {
    margin-right: 0;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(enabled=false);
    opacity: 1;
  }
}
@-webkit-keyframes slideFromRight {
  0% {
    margin-right: -200px;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=0);
    opacity: 0;
  }
  100% {
    margin-right: 0;
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(enabled=false);
    opacity: 1;
  }
}
.credits {
  color: white;
  font-size: 11px;
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 10px;
  right: 15px;
}
.credits a {
  color: white;
  text-decoration: none;
}


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Neil ThompsonSenior Systems DeveloperAuthor Commented:
perfect, thanks Julian

I also used this code to figure out my other question of how to drop the scrolled content to the bottom

I added this in the script of the page

$('.right').scrollTop(400000);
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome.
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