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overflowContainer strategy for different screens

I have a general problem with the height of overflowContainers.

Usually, I have a kind of header on my bsp page with a fixed height, while the rest of the screen is available for the accplication data itself.

If I want an overflowContainer to be as big as the remaining screen without the header, i don't know how to set the height.

If I set a fixed height, I can only optimize for a certain screen resolution.

On the other side, if I set height="x%", I don't know how many percent of the screen the header takes.

What could I do?

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    Posted on Nov 17, 2005 at 01:51 PM

    Hai Daniel,

    I faced the same problem with the overflow controller.

    Then depending on the number of records that I am showing in the table I have adjusted the size of the overflow controller in pixels.

    my code looks some thing like this.

    lv_oflc_height = 53 + ( lv_actual_visible_rows * 21 ).

    if the filter is on 20 more pixels added to the height.

    <xhtmlb:overflowContainer id     = "OFLC_RCN_HDR"
                                height = "<%= lv_oflc_height %>px"
                                mode   = "SCROLL" >

    and this worked for some standard resolutions with out big difference.

    Best Regards,

    Venkat.

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