[whatwg] Tables, headers and bodies

Tim Streater tim at clothears.org.uk
Mon Apr 2 03:42:00 PDT 2012

On 01 Apr 2012 at 21:15, Jose Fandos <iaminlondon at gmail.com> wrote: 

> Can anyone point to any discussions about table headers and table bodies
> and how to deal with having a fixed header and a scrollable body?
> I've done a number of searches but might not be using the right terms to
> unearth any previous discussion in this regard.
> The idea is a quite common situation in software interfaces of all kinds
> where the headers will always be visible while the table rows (table body)
> will scroll.

The only way I found to do this is to have two tables, fixed cell widths, overflow hidden, and textOverflow ellipsis. There is additional CSS to get the two tables to look like one.

Cheers  --  Tim

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