[thelist] Layers and Scrollbars on Macs

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 26 11:31:45 CST 2003

>However, the only problem with this is that I will sometimes be using
>dynamic content taken from a database.  In these occations I won't know for 
>sure whether the page will need to scroll or not.  If the page doesn't 
>scroll, I loose the background colour of my top logo.
>See: http://www.magical.me.uk/villanatura/biofa/TestFrame.htm
>Any suggestions how to get round this?!

Ah, yes, nasty. Maybe you should make the red colour a background image for 
the whole DIV and set background-repeat: repeat-x . Then the background 
image will stretch only horizontally and will always nicely fill the DIV 
without ever generating scrollbars.

ppk, freelance web developer
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