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Re^2: CSS Show and Tell: Colored Code

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jan 28, 2013 at 14:52 UTC ( #1015711=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: CSS Show and Tell: Colored Code
in thread CSS Show and Tell: Colored Code

Today I added max-width to prevent overly wide code snippets causing unwanted scrollbars:

If the content is overly wide; why are the scrollbars "unwanted"?

How do you get to view the right hand side if you do away with them?


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Comment on Re^2: CSS Show and Tell: Colored Code
Re^3: CSS Show and Tell: Colored Code
by Tux (Monsignor) on Jan 28, 2013 at 15:18 UTC

    OK, "unwanted" is maybe not the best choice of wording. With my desktop being two 1920x1200 24" monitors, my first "need" with websites is to use 100% of the available width so I do not have these silly white edges. So I change a lot of fixed with garbage designed for 1980 devices to use 100% instead of 640px. HTTP::Proxy to the rescue.

    I just measured my Opera to have a current size of 1530px in width. When I want the code snippets in the threads to "fit" left of the right bar (from which I indeed block some content), I need to restrict the size. Not wanting the scrollbar actually means I don't want the need for the scrollbar, as then the other elements get scrolled out, e.g. the (--) and (*)++ radio buttons.


    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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