User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212 The border at http://individual.utoronto.ca/brenbren/links.html is coded to display at 100% height, but in Mozilla, it only displays to the height of the window. When you scroll down, the border disappears. It runs to the bottom of the page in both Opera and in IE6. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open the page. 2. Scroll down. 3. Resize the window. Actual Results: The double border running down either side of the text disappears at the bottom of the original window: if you note the text at the bottom of the screen, then you'll notice that the border only extends to the bottom of that window. Expected Results: The border should have continued to the bottom of the page, as it does in both IE6 and Opera.
This is a problem in quirks mode only; in standards mode things are fine. Looks like the wacky hacks for height:100% that violate the CSS spec to make it work inside tables are coming back to haunt us.
Summary: border cuts off at window height css → [quirks]border cuts off at window height css
I've found that this is not restricted to quirks mode. See http://www.hopechurchshouthport.org/ethos.asp for an example.
So I bet the problem in IE is that it actually makes the body the size of the content... we do not (correctly). So 100% ends up being 100% of the viewport, which is needed for cases when the body is _shorter_ than the viewport. I feel we should just wontfix this.
Resolving WONTFIX. We do not want this to happen. We actually use this example quite often to tell people the BODY element is not 100%.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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