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Vertical scrollbar problem in firefox

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7:52 pm on Jan 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Hello Everyone,

I have a very strange behaviour in FireFox. I use FF 1.0.
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When I make the browser to a smaller size, scroll bar appears which is normal.

If i click the scroll bar or drag the mouse with scroll bar and leave it, It goes back to the top. However it works if i use the mouse wheel.

It works perfectly in IE n Opera.

I am breaking my head for the last couple of hrs.Its sounds simple. but I m not getting it.

I use CSS property scroll:auto in the div tags.

Please help me fix this.

Thanks in advance.

[edited by: tedster at 7:59 pm (utc) on Jan. 31, 2005]

2:27 pm on Mar 10, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Welcome to WebmasterWorld, kumanan12!

Our sincerest apologies for your post falling through the cracks for so long...

This sounds very strange. There are issues with FireFox and a scrollwheel.

What is the structure of your page? This may help us track down the source of this...

3:28 am on Mar 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I had some private exchanges about this. It's a complex problem that comes up only with multiple nested frames and divs - and indeed, you can get a kind of "elastic" bounce-back of the scrollbar in Firefox.

It's not a bug I've seen reported, and indeed, the layout here was so complex I wonder if others will stumble over it. It takes a LOT of code to make it happen. IN fact the weird thing is that the error does not always render that way. In fact the page ends up with a different number of nested scrollbars on different browsers and even different screen sizes with the same browser.

My advice is to rethink a page structure that is that complex.