<div> inside a table will increaset its width when new <span> is added

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
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RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Sheng-Te Tsao, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6)  Firefox/0.93

<!-- This script shows a bug in Firefox 0.9

   As long as the div.messageDivClass has a border or padding,
   the width will grow when a new <span> is inserted into the <div>
   by the timer.

   If you comment out the line "border-style: solid;" in
   div.messageDivClass then the problem goes away.

   If the <div> is not inside a <table> then there is no problem either.

   If the width of div.messageDivClass is not set to 100% then
   there is no problem.

   If "padding: 5px" is present then the problem shows up until
   width is decrease to be below 91%

   This problem is not present in Firefox 0.8 or Internet Explorer.

-->


<html>
<head>
<title>Mozilla CSS bug</title>

<style type="text/css">
div.messageDivClass { width: 100%; height: 200px;
                      background-color: #eeeeee;
                      border-style: solid;
                      /* padding: 5px; */
                      overflow: auto; }


</style>

<script language="JavaScript">
var counter = 0;
function startTimer() {
    setTimeout("addTextToDiv()", 1000);
}
function addTextToDiv() {
    var node = document.createElement("span");
    node.innerHTML = counter + "<br>";
    document.getElementById("messageHistory").appendChild(node);
    counter++;
    if (counter < 50) startTimer();
}
</script>
</head>

<body onload="startTimer();">
<table style="width: 200px;">
<tr><td>
<div id="messageHistory" class="messageDivClass" >
</div>
</td></tr></table>
</body>
</html>

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
run the HTML code shown in "Details"
Actual Results:  
Everytime the timer inserts a new <span>, the <div> will ge wider

Expected Results:  
The width should have stayed constant.
Created attachment 157151 [details]
Reporter's test case

Comment 2

14 years ago
*** Bug 257123 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Created attachment 157155 [details]
Simplified testcase

Somewhat simplified testcase (no timers).
The two tables/divs are originally identical. The innerHTML of the 2nd one is
set (to an empty string in this example) in the BODY onLoad handler. This
causes it to grow horizontally by the sum of the widths of its left and right
borders (10 + 10 = 20 pixels, in this example).
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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