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    Keen newbie stumped: why does scroll lock on IE6?

    Greetings!

    Very new to all this: I have a question - you are the experts.

    Our website is at www.nobullyforme.ca We have an official launch in a week, and this is a BAD bug!

    I've just learnt css in two weeks and am very pleased, except.....

    On all my browsers the left menu bar stays in place and the header stays in place but the text scrolls.... perfect! Idea borrowed from 'my ugly example site'

    But on IE6 (only the browser used by 95% of the world) it locks in place and worse still the text is below the bottom of the page....arrrrggghhh.

    You can view the css at /stylesheet.css at the above address.

    I know it is a known bug but all my searches have come up with old IE5 information and nothing relevant.

    If you have a moment to investigate, I'd be very grateful.

    Take care and thanks in anticipation,

    Stephen

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    Hi,
    have you tried using tables?

    eg.

    Code:
    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
        "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
    <html><head>
    <title>No Bully For Me - adding insight to injury</title>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="fixed.js"></script>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
    <meta name="keywords" content="nobullyforme, No Bully For Me, bullying, workplace bullying, bully at work, depression, harrassment, work trauma, stress, PTSD, healthy workplace, bullies, bullied, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ">
    <meta name="description" content="No Bully For Me the anti workplace bullying group based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, bully, bullied, bullying">
    <meta name="author" content="Stephen Hill">
    <style type="text/css" media="all">
    @import "/stylesheet.css";
    </style>
    </head/><body>
      <div id="header">
        <h1> No Bully For Me </h1>
    		<h5>'adding insight to injury'</h5>
    	<h2>the anti workplace bullying group based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada</h2>
    <script type="text/javascript">
          <!--
          var today = new Date();
          var cc_days = new Array("Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday");
          var cc_months = new Array("January","February","March","April","May","June","July","August","September","October","November","December");
          var cc_year = today.getYear();
          if (cc_year > 99 && cc_year < 200) {cc_year += 1900} else { if (cc_year < 100) {cc_year = 2000 + cc_year}}
          document.write (cc_days[today.getDay()]+"<font class='smallgreybold'>,*"+cc_months[today.getMonth()]+" "+today.getDate()+"<font class='smallgreybold'>,*"+cc_year);
          //-->
         </script>
    </p>
    </div>
    <table>
    <tr>
    <td valign="top">
    <div id="links">
    <div id="button"> 
    <ul>
    <li><a href="../index.html">Home page and News</a></li>
    <li><a href="../start_here.html">Just found us? Start here:</a></li>
    <li><a href="../about.html">About No Bully For Me</a></li>
    <li><a href="../canadian_links.html">Canadian Links</a></li>
    <li><a href="../worldwidelinks.html">Worldwide Links</a></li>
    <li><a href="../in_the_news.html">In the News: articles on workplace bullying</a></li>
    <li><a href="../cknw_media.html">CKNW Interview</a></li>
    <li><a href="../books.html">Books on bullying</a></li>
    <li><a href="../health.html">Health Links & Resources</a></li>
    <li><a href="../legal.html">The law, E.I., unions, W.C.B..</a></li>
    <li><a href="../discussion.html">Discussion board</a></li>
    <li><a href="../contact.html">Contact us</a></li>
    </ul>
    </div></div></td>
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        <h3>Welcome to No Bully For Me: Home Page and News</h3>
        <p>
       <p>
    We are a voluntary group based in
    Vancouver, Canada, working to support the targets of workplace
    bullying, provide information, promote examples of good practice and
    act for changes in laws and attitudes to this damaging epidemic.
    </p><p>
    <b>
    This site is under construction </b> and we anticipate it being fully up and running (but never finished!) in a month or so, but in the meantime there are
    two existing opportunities for support or contact:
    </p>
    <p>
    We have a discussion / resource board, with pages of links,
    examples of
    good practice, health support, news items on workplace bullying, and
    more:
    </p>
    <a href="http://pub205.ezboard.com/bnobullyforme">visit the No Bully For Me discussion /
    resource board</a>
    <p>
    or you can e-mail us here: <a href="mailto:nobullyforme@shaw.ca">nobullyforme@shaw.ca</a> it may take a day or so for us to respond.
    </p>
    <h2>NewsFlash! Dr Gary Namie is speaking in Vancouver at the end of May.
    </h2>
    <p>
    Dr. Gary Namie of Bullybusters.org and the Workplace Bullying and Trauma Institute is speaking in Vancouver on Thursday 27th May.
    </p><p>
    His appearance is being organized by the Family Services of Greater Vancouver Employee Assistance Division.
    </p><p>
    Registration has to be completed by this Wednesday, May 19th.
    </p><p>
    It is a lunchtime workshop, from 11.30 to 1.30 and the cost is $35.
    </p><p>
    It's being held at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay, Burnaby.
    </p><p>
    Registration is at 604.261.8435 or 604.732.6933 (Visa and Mastercard accepted).
    </p><p>
    I (this is Stephen typing) can't be there (grrrr) but Karen does hope to attend and would be delighted to see any others of us too.
    </p><p>
    Although it is advertised as being for 'Executive Managers, Managers/Supervisors, Safety Coordinators and Human Resource Professionals' a few real people couldn't hurt....
    </p><p>
    We contacted Gary Namie about the event, and he was kind enough to respond. He explained that he does separate and very different presentations for targets. We're sure it would still be useful to get his perspective of what education and enlightenment the managers etc. mentioned above need most. Or if you are in a situation where there are some sympathetic, well intentioned, managers who would like to learn more, pass the details on to them.
    </p><p>
    If you'd like to let us know if you will be there we can meet up, otherwise simply enjoy the event. For those who can't attend we will put a full report on this site later. </p><p>Stephen
    </p>
    <div id= "pagebottom">
    <p>
    Please feel free to <a href="mailto:nobullyforme@shaw.ca">email</a> us with any links or resources we may not yet have found; we rely on many sources.Thank you!</p>
    <p>
    Privacy policy statement: Please note that we commit to complete
    confidentiality; we will never disclose details of your situation or
    your contact information, such as your e-mail address, to any third
    party without your express permission.</p>
    <p>
    Please bookmark this page and visit our site again soon; we hope to
    have it fully functioning in a month or so.</p></div>
    <h4>Karen and Stephen - No Bully For Me</h4></td>
    </tr>
    </table>
    </body></html>
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    krak d,

    Thank you so much for the speedy reply and sorry I didn't back sooner.

    Yes that table fix sort of works.

    It does include some odd letters with hats.

    But the text is visible in IE6 all the way the top of the page.

    So two questions if I may: how do I fix the letters with hats and all.

    Secondly, the feature I worked so hard to achieve was to have the header and the linkbar remain stationary while the body text would scroll up and down independantly.

    I got that idea from

    http://doxdesk.com/file/software/js/fixed.html

    and

    http://www.saila.com/usage/layouts/

    but when I view them on IE6 the fixed header and link bar don't stay still anymore.

    Can you suggest a site to examine (even one) which proves you can have this idependent scroll feature in IE6?

    Thanks again,

    Stephen (expat Brit in Canada)

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    Framesets can acheive the effect you are after in IE6.

    http://www.ahfb2000.com/htmlframes.php

    Good luck.



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