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problam with IE style overflow

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hello all i have a problam its a bit strang hope you can help me:

i am trying to put a table inside a div and i dont want the table to overflow the div size

i did this

<div style="width:600px;">
<div style="overflow:auto">
<div><table width="700px">all the table code</table></div>
now in FF its working like i want to work i can scroll to the right and to the left if the width of the table is bigger then 600px but in IE the scrollbar is showing but its not good still

any ideas?

note: the table size is changing so no point puting size in it

hope u can understand me
Nov 20 '07 #1
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width doesn't work correctly in IE and, instead, will expand to contain overflow items. Is that stupid or what?
I would say to try min-width but min-width doesn't work in IE at all. Is that stupid or what?
I don't have IE available right now but maybe that will give you something to think about for a while.
Nov 20 '07 #2
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thanks man i mange to solve it

my divs were inside a table so i just width the <td> like so::

[HTML]<td width="600px">
<div style="width:600px;overflow:auto">
<div style="overflow:auto">
<table width="800px">the rest of the code</table>
prety ugly ugly code but its working both FF and IE,
not sure if i didnt have the upper <td> what will i do...
Nov 20 '07 #3

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