[thelist] HTTP headers for PDF files and IE - CSS Issue

Lee kowalkowski lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 16 03:37:56 CDT 2006

On 15/10/06, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> wrote:
> Speaking of IE, I have a CSS question.
> --------------------------------------
>    http://infopeople.org/pdf
> Now, with IE the averflow: auto has no effect and IE expands the
> <pre>'s container to include all the <pre> text.  That makes that
> column wider which doesn't leave room for the navigation.
> How do I tell IE to just let the <pre> text extend past the right
> margin (like it does in Firefox)?  And also, why doesn't the overflow:
> auto work?

Not easy, IE won't give you scrollbars unless you constrain the box's
dimensions.  Which means you'll also need a width:100%, but you'd have
to see what other browsers make of that.


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