[Phpmyadmin-devel] font sizes, css, IE quirks mode, scrollbars

Sebastian Mendel lists at sebastianmendel.de
Thu Jul 6 17:07:33 CEST 2006

Marc Delisle schrieb:
> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
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>>>> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>>>>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> at the moment phpMyAdmin forces IE into quirks mode, what makes most of
>>>>>> the current CSS problems
>>>>>> removing the XML declaration enables standard compliance mode for IE,
>>>>>> what makes IE to behave 'more' towards the CSS standards
>>>>>> but this also reveals the horizontal/vertical scrollbar bug
>>>>>> IE displays a unneeded/unwanted horizontal scroll bar as soon as it
>>>>>> display a vertical scrollbar, whether the horizontal scrollbar is
>>>>>> required or not.
>>>>>> there is no satisfying solution on the web (most just completely remove
>>>>>> the horizontal scroll bar or display them always)
>>>>>> i have figured out some possible solutions:
>>>>>> http://sebastianmendel.de/ie_scrollbar_bug/frameset.htm
>>>>>> the first two uses conditional CSS, the first seems to be make problems,
>>>>>> the second seems to work fine - just the space between window-border and
>>>>>> content is now between scrollbar and window and not between scrollbar
>>>>>> and content
>>>>>> the third is a (bot complete) JavaScript solution
>>>>> Sebastian,
>>>>> forcing a vertical scrollbar solves this IE horizontal scrollbar problem:
>>>>> html {
>>>>> 	overflow-y: scroll;
>>>>> }
>>>>> What do you think about it?
>>>> yes, this is also one of the mentioned solutions i do not prefer, so we
>>>> would have always a scrollbar in navigation frame!
>>>> of course this is not a problem at all, but
>>>>  - it looks ugly
>>>>  - it wastes spaces, especially in the navigation frame
>>>> but it is also a more 'cleaner' and smaller solution ... i don't know
>>> Yes it's cleaner, smaller, less code to maintain and understand... 
>>> especially since we are doing it as a bug workaround!
>> a bugfix for about more 50% of the people, just remember all this posts 
>> about font size - do you think no one will blame on us for the scrollbars?
> Yes of course we have to do our best about this.
> Do you have a test machine with IE 7 beta3 installed? I would be curious 
> about the scrollbar bug on this version?

it is the same with IE 7


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