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I am trying to build one HTML page with a table occupying the entire
page and having two rows. The upper row contains data, while the lower
row contains two buttons.

My problem is: I want the lower row to always stay 60 pixels height,
while the upper row taking the rest of the page. And at the same time,
when the upper row contains a large text, a scroll bar in the right
part to show up.

What I succeeded in doing so far was to have a relative dimension for
the lower row (20%), but not a fixed one.

Also, this code works only for Mozilla, while for IE, I need to change
the div's style's height to 100%.

Here's the code:

<body style="height:1 00%; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; overflow:hidden ;">

<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" height="100%">
<tr height="80%">
<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" height="100%">
<div style="position :absolute; top: 0px; bottom: 68px; width:
100%; height:80%; overflow: auto;">

a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br> a<br>a<br>a<br >
<tr height="1px">
<td valign="top" style="backgrou nd-color:#ff0000" height="1px"/>
<td align="right">
<input type="button" value="hello1"> &nbsp;<input type="button"
value="hello2"> &nbsp;

Do you know how can I convince Mozilla to put a scrollbar in the upper
row and still keep the lower row at a fixed height? And how can I make
this code work for both Mozilla and IE?


Jul 21 '05 #1
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ha******@gmail. com wrote:
Do you know how can I convince Mozilla to put a scrollbar in the upper
row and still keep the lower row at a fixed height? And how can I make
this code work for both Mozilla and IE?

try to set also <html> to height:100%. The Scrollbar should be set with
overflow:scroll .
Jul 21 '05 #2

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