"Horizontal scrolling form with Fixed left column"
Bootstrap 3.3.0 Snippet by D Stonebraker

<link href="//maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" id="bootstrap-css"> <script src="//maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script> <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script> <!------ Include the above in your HEAD tag ----------> <div class="container"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-12"> <ul class="breadcrumb"> <li> <a href="#">Home</a></li> <li> <a href="#">Forms</a></li> <li class="active">Edit</li> </ul> </div> </div> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-8 col-sm-8 col-xs-9"> <div class="scrolling outer"> <div class="inner"> <table class="table table-striped table-hover table-condensed"> <tr> <th>Date:</th> <td>Content One</td> <td>Longer Content Two</td> <td>Third Content Contains More</td> <td>Short Four</td> <td>Standard Five</td> <td>Who's Counting</td> </tr> <tr> <th><input type="text" class="form-control" value="03-03-2008"></th> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="22"></td> </tr> <tr> <th><input type="text" class="form-control" value="07-05-2009"></th> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="23"></td> </tr> <tr> <th><input type="text" class="form-control" value="17-06-2010"></th> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="24"></td> </tr> <tr> <th><input type="text" class="form-control" value="05-07-2011"></th> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="25"></td> </tr> <tr> <th><input type="text" class="form-control" value="09-08-2012"></th> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> <td><input type="text" class="form-control" value="26"></td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-md-4 col-sm-4 col-xs-3"> <div class="well"> <p class="text-danger">Shrink your browser window to see the scroll bar apear as content overflows to the right</p> <p>Left Column (th) stays fixed</p> <p>Anytime there is too much content to the right the scroll bar will appear.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div>
.scrolling table { table-layout: inherit; *margin-left: -100px;/*ie7*/ } .scrolling td, th { vertical-align: top; padding: 10px; min-width: 100px; } .scrolling th { position: absolute; *position: relative; /*ie7*/ left: 0; width: 120px; } .outer { position: relative } .inner { overflow-x: auto; overflow-y: visible; margin-left: 120px; }

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Questions / Comments:

If there is too much text in the left fixed column, it does not make row height larger to accommodate. Instead I get a layout issue. How do I allow for multiple lines of text in left fixed column?

tydzn () - 2 years ago - Reply 0