[thelist] Horizontal Scrollbar in IE

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 10 09:19:01 CST 2002

>I have a framed page (its for a uni assignment, I don't like frames either)
>but for some reason in IE6 I am getting a horizontal scrollbar displayed
>regardless of whether any content overflows - the only way I have found to
>combat this is to remove the <html> tags and the doctype declaration from
>the offending page and all is well.
>However, this would make the code for that page invalid, right? This means
>I will fail the assignment, so has anyone found a way to beat this in a
>valid manner?

Try putting the XML declaration

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>

at the first line of the file. IE6 reverts to Quirks mode while the page
still remains valid.

If that doesn't help you have to send a URL so we can take a look for

ppk, freelance web developer
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