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IE6/Mozilla and overflow-y why why why pixelkitty msg:1213394 5:44 am on Apr 26, 2003 (gmt 0) I have the following div, that I want to only scroll vertically. No scrollbar should be visible at all horizontally.
width:350px; height:330px; overflow-y:scroll; overflow-x:noscroll; }
This works like a charm in IE/WIN but dies hard in Mozilla.
Does anyone have a solution?
pixelkitty msg:1213395 5:45 am on Apr 26, 2003 (gmt 0)
I think I should explain further.
In Mozilla, the above CSS removes all scroll bars and instead the div overflows instead of scrolling.
dmorison msg:1213396 7:33 am on Apr 26, 2003 (gmt 0)
I think overflow-x and overflow-y are proprietary to IE.
width:350px; height:330px; overflow:auto; }
Just did a quick test and this seems OK in IE6 and Mozilla/5.0. This will only display a scrollbar horizontally if your content overflows. I know you don't want horizontal scroll at all, but I think this is your best compromise. You won't see it if the content doesn't overflow.
pixelkitty msg:1213397 11:17 am on Apr 26, 2003 (gmt 0)
unfortunately, in mozilla, overflow:auto has a visible horizontal scroll bar no matter what the content or width.
which really sucks.
eg: newscont is 450px wide, a div inside is a max 300 including padding of 20px and margin of 10px, yet the scroll still shows horizontally.
Ive resigned myself to the fact that it cant be done.
rainborick msg:1213398 4:21 pm on Apr 26, 2003 (gmt 0)
This isn't an area I know very well, but can't you set the clip rect's width on your content sufficiently narrow to prevent all browsers from invoking their overflow property in a case like this?