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From quinquin2209 <>
Subject Re: Scrollbar problem with tabbed panel in Struts2
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 15:43:09 GMT

Thanks. It's ok for your suggested method.

Jeromy Evans - Blue Sky Minds wrote:
> quinquin2209 wrote:
>> Thanks for reply
>> Yes. The content of the tab remains, just the scrollbar
>> appears/disappears. 
>> I have tried an experiment in the tabbed panel example in
>> struts2-showcase
>> as follow:
>> 1. Open file example2.jsp located at 
>> struts2-showcase-2.0.11\ajax\tabbedpanel
>> 2. Edit the tab content of tab with label "test1" such that it exceeds
>> panel
>> size
>> 3. Run tomcat and visit that page. You will find that tab "test1" has
>> scroll
>> bar shown correctly
>> 4. Click on tab header "test1". You will find the scroll bar disappear.
>> Only
>> the content remains
>> 5. Click on tab header "test1" again. The scroll bar re-appear.
>> This problem also occurs if you switch from one tab to another tab.
>> Queenie
> Hi Queenie,
> I have a recollection of seeing this before and I think you're right 
> there's a bug there. 
> The way I've worked around it is to control the scrollbars myself.  That 
> is, setup the tabbed panel with a fixed width and height (doLayout=true 
> and cssStyle) and place
> a div as the first child inside each tabbed panel with css width, height 
> and overflow attributes that suit your application.  Ie. your inner div 
> rather than the tabbed panel has scrollbars. 
> I have a faint recollection that you'll have to do some tweaks to 
> overcome some browser incompatibilities regarding the width of 
> scrollbars too.  Anyway, this is what I do for tabs that require 
> scollbars and it works fine.
> If there is a bug its likely to be in dojo and unlikely to be fixed in 
> 0.40/0.43. You may be able to search their archives for more 
> information.  It may be possible to listen for events from the widget 
> when a tab is clicked/focus changes and change the behaviour but I'm 
> just guessing now.
> Hope that helps,
> regards,
>  Jeromy Evans
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