[thelist] Layers and Scrollbars on Macs

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 25 05:46:51 CST 2003

>I have a layer in a page with overflow set to auto.  I need a vertical
>scrollbar to show, but not a horizontal one.  This is fine on a PC (in IE 6 
>- not sure about other browsers) but on a Mac the horizontal scrollbar 
>appears, even when there is nothing to scroll.
>See: http://www.magical.me.uk/villanatura/healthAndPaint.htm

I *think* the culprit is the table with width=100%. It stretches all the way 
up to the right border of the DIV, which is located *below* the vertical 
scrollbar, thus causing the horizontal one. Try removing the width 
altogether or giving it a lower value.

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