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ok let me see if i can explain what i am trying to do... my site is laid out in table's.... the cell where my text box is 250/ 300 in height... this will be a new's piece of the site... i want to be able to add new items- using the unordered list function; but, have it to where once the text starts filling up the text box a scrollbar will appear enabling you to scroll up or down to view the content.... i dont want the cell/ text box to expand.... waiting your thought's a nudge in the ...

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    Default Scrollable text box... expands when text added

    ok let me see if i can explain what i am trying to do... my site is laid out in
    table's.... the cell where my text box is 250/ 300 in height... this will be a
    new's piece of the site... i want to be able to add new items- using the
    unordered list function; but, have it to where once the text starts filling up
    the text box a scrollbar will appear enabling you to scroll up or down to view
    the content.... i dont want the cell/ text box to expand.... waiting your
    thought's a nudge in the direction of a tutorial would be great...
    thanks
    trey

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    Default Re: Scrollable text box... expands when text added

    Can't really do this with tables. You would have to do it with a div
    container with a set CSS height, and a CSS overflow style of "scroll", or by
    putting the content into a form textarea field.

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    thanks murray...
    is their a tutorial i can go take a look at...
    trey
    treybraid1968 Guest

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    Default Re: Scrollable text box... expands when text added

    I don't know of one. Try googling specific keywords, though.

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    Default Re: Scrollable text box... expands when text added

    well as you said htat you want to do with the table but you can't do with table only option you have is to do with div tag . Please, use it .
    Brian Guest

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