I must be missing something simple. I've played the missing scrollbar game with Opera before, but that was due to a cheap Webhost adding a scrollbar="no" attribute within the frameset. Now it's happening before I upload to the server. Also, Ctrl + F7 has been checked and scroll bars should be showing.
IE and NN are as normal.
I thought maybe one of you might have seen this happen with Opera.
I just checked my email and somebody else has been having this same exact problem. The answer: Nothing can be done about the missing scrollbar. Of course, I have a hard time believing that because I haven't had a problem with Opera up until this point. Plus, the bar is only missing until enough screen space has been filled to warrant one -- or when you expand the zoom to +300. It just doesn't feel right not having the greyed out bar when authoring a page :: There must be a setting or switch turned on or off somewhere;)
I had a background: url(...); repeating down the y-axis - The thing I didn't understand was the image didn't respect the space the scrollbar would usually occupy, throwing off images I had lined up...(only in Opera at zoom set to 100%). It seems to me that even if Opera doesn't show the scrollbar until it's needed, elements would still respect the scrollbars width?