[thelist] Width of Parent DIVs depending on Child DIV - yes and no?

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 02:33:38 CST 2007

> Hi there,
> I have a problem with my DIVs... In principal everything worked fine.
> But now I am trying to insert in the middle of the page a DIV which
> holds a table with sometimes many rows and different sizes of the
> columns. The aim is to have a scrolling possibility within the DIV,
> so that one does not need to scroll the whole page...

overflow:auto; on any element causes scrollbars inside this element
when the content gets too wide.

Chris Heilmann
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