Re: Anchored rendering of TABLE head/foot

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 16 Dec 94 07:14:57 EST

>My intent was not to have an obvious scrollable wigit associated with
>the table. If the table fits on the available space it would be there
>without any difference from a presentation without my feature. The
>reading paradigm I'm trying to mimic is that of a printed document
>where a table flows over more than one page. Headings are on every
>page and hence easy to find but the scrolling (page flipping) is the
>same as for the the remainder of the document. Under my proposal,
>the normal browser scrolling keys/mouse bars would scroll the document
>in a window which was reduced in size enough to have the sticky headers
>in view until the end (top) of the table in a forward (backward)
>direction is off the table.

This is what I though you were proposing. I would absolutely turn this
off (but that is just a personal preference).

It's interesting that you mention that you are trying to model a
physical page. I would kill for a paged browser... but everyone seems
to think they are either impossible, useless, or at the very least,
impractical.... I don't consider them any of the above, of course.