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Scrollable HTML Table

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Make your HTML tables scrollable with this simple method. No additional coding necessary!
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Introduction

This JavaScript code can be used to convert tables in ordinary HTML into scrollable ones. No additional coding is necessary. All you need to do is put header rows in TBODY and give your table an ID field, include the ScrollableTable.js file and call makeScrollableTable in your document's onLoad method.

<html>
<head>
<script language=JavaScript src=ScrollableTable.js></script>
</head>

<body onload="makeScrollableTable('tabela',true,'auto');">

<table border=0 id=tabela align=center 

  style="border-color: black; border-style: solid; border-width: 1;">
<thead>
<tr>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white" rowspan=2 valign=bottom>ColA</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white" colspan=2 align=center>ColBC</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white" colspan=2 align=center>ColDE</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white" rowspan=2 valign=bottom>ColF</th>
</tr>
<tr>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white">ColB</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white">ColC</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white">ColD</th>
  <th bgcolor=blue style="color: white">ColE</th>
</tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr><td>A</td><td>B</td><td>C</td><td>D</td><td>E</td><td>F</td></tr>
<tr>
  <td>A</td>
  <td>BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB</td>
  <td>C</td>
  <td>D</td>
  <td>E</td>
  <td>F</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
<tfoot>
<tr>
  <td bgcolor=blue style="color: white" colspan=6 align=center>Footer</td>
</tr>
</tfoot>
</table>
</body>
</html>

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QuestionScrollable HTML Table Pin
ndhai3-Dec-05 5:35
memberndhai3-Dec-05 5:35 
Generalsome table work on javascript Pin
sumera nazli14-Oct-05 7:47
susssumera nazli14-Oct-05 7:47 
QuestionHow to make horizontal scrolling Pin
sach_oz9-Sep-05 20:53
membersach_oz9-Sep-05 20:53 
GeneralNo scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
marine_costal5-Jul-05 10:05
membermarine_costal5-Jul-05 10:05 
GeneralRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
Rohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:09
memberRohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:09 
GeneralRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
Terri Layman17-Sep-08 10:09
memberTerri Layman17-Sep-08 10:09 
GeneralRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
frankfry22-Sep-08 3:59
memberfrankfry22-Sep-08 3:59 
QuestionRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
slymenk8-May-09 2:05
memberslymenk8-May-09 2:05 
GeneralRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla and netscape Pin
slamb824-Mar-10 5:04
memberslamb824-Mar-10 5:04 
Generalprogram not compiling, stops at thead Pin
Lisaleb15-Jun-05 15:00
memberLisaleb15-Jun-05 15:00 
Questionsorting? Pin
raforaez7-Jun-05 4:22
memberraforaez7-Jun-05 4:22 
GeneralMozilla Firefox support Pin
Anonymous19-May-05 23:12
sussAnonymous19-May-05 23:12 
GeneralRe: Mozilla Firefox support Pin
Rohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:10
memberRohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:10 
GeneralNo scrollbar in Mozilla Pin
clairelw23-Mar-05 0:30
memberclairelw23-Mar-05 0:30 
GeneralRe: No scrollbar in Mozilla Pin
Rohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:09
memberRohit Joshi23-Feb-07 4:09 
Generalhorizontal scrollbar - solved problem Pin
Boneripper17-Dec-04 1:05
memberBoneripper17-Dec-04 1:05 
GeneralRe: horizontal scrollbar - solved problem Pin
Anonymous20-May-05 0:28
sussAnonymous20-May-05 0:28 
GeneralPage Resizing Pin
kitana_q12-Oct-04 8:13
memberkitana_q12-Oct-04 8:13 
GeneralUsing images in table body Pin
Peter Black16-Sep-04 6:22
memberPeter Black16-Sep-04 6:22 
GeneralRe: Using images in table body Pin
Peter Black16-Sep-04 6:48
memberPeter Black16-Sep-04 6:48 
Generalscrollable table with fixed top header and left header Pin
amitas12-Apr-04 1:24
memberamitas12-Apr-04 1:24 
Generalhi Pin
hongwl94@hotmail.com17-Mar-04 14:56
memberhongwl94@hotmail.com17-Mar-04 14:56 
GeneralVertical scroll only Pin
aksoo23-Nov-03 22:28
memberaksoo23-Nov-03 22:28 
GeneralRe: Vertical scroll only Pin
Anonymous16-May-04 23:46
sussAnonymous16-May-04 23:46 
GeneralRe: Vertical scroll only Pin
ndhai3-Dec-05 6:26
memberndhai3-Dec-05 6:26 

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