[IPython-dev] output cell in html notebook with limited height and width with scroll bar

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Apr 4 11:41:57 CDT 2012


Yes, we need to think about the best way to size the output cells and
have them scroll.  Could you open a ticket for that?

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Chen-Shan Chin <cschin@infoecho.net> wrote:
> Hi, All:
>
> Does it make sense to support output cell with some pre-specified sizes for the output cell? If the output is bigger than the size specified, using the scroll bar so a user can see the full results using finite space of the screen real estate.  This will make navigation of the code easier if the output is long.  Any thought about this?
>
> I tried to hack the CSS a little by putting overflow: auto or overflow: scroll and the max-height property for the output cell.  It seems working well in Safari but not Firefox.  (The <pre> element in Firefox does not seem to respect the max-height property of its container.)
>
> --Jason
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Brian E. Granger
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