[thelist] Scroll Bars not showing up

Matt mspiegler at lightbulbpress.com
Tue Oct 23 09:15:31 CDT 2001

thanks Perry. that did the trick :)


"Gerenday, Perry (P.)" wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt [mailto:mspiegler at lightbulbpress.com]
>  > I have a page which is composed entirely of Divs, some of which are
>  > initially hidden. In Netscape, the Scroll bars are not
>  > showing up when
>  > the page loads, even though the hidden content stretches
>  > well below the
>  > fold. Are there any tricks I can use to get them to show up?
>  > Is this a
>  > common problem? Is there a way to force scroll bars to show up?
> Hi Matt,
> I have encountered this problem on several occasions. Seems that only
> content that "rests" on the page will create a scroll bar. Layers will not.
> I have solved the problem by adding an empty table to the page with a height
> equal to space taken up by your DIVs. Alternatively, you could put
> <p>&nbsp;</p> repeatedly down the page to get the page length you need.
> Perry Gerenday, Visual Communications Artist
> www.virtually-artistic.com
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