HTML & CSS
On this page http://tutorial.davidclick.com/philpotts-clone.html & illustrated here http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc53/zymurgy_bucket/overflow-auto-mystery_zps1b64d973.jpg I added a overflow: auto; to the #header & that preserved the height of the conatining div.
But why did this work? The reason I ask is that i understand overflow: auto; is a fix to the known problem "If floated elements habe non floated parent elements, the parent will collapse."
So my question is please...
"Why did overflow:auto; preserve the header hight & prevented it from collapsing"
What version of Firefox are you using as I could replicate it in Firefox 18 or Chrome 25
Likewise, I don't see overflow:auto doing much there. What do you mean by "collapsing" in this case. Not much changes with overflow: auto turned off ... not in my browser, anyhow.
Grand aplogies the overflow:auto it is totally redundant, apologies for the red herring but it does figure that is should have no effect.
This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.