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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0002689NetSurfLayoutpublic2020-05-27 09:13
ReporterHarriet Bazley 
Assigned ToMichael Drake 
PlatformIyonixOSRISC OSOS Version5.22
Product Version3.9 
Target Version3.10Fixed in Version3.10 
Summary0002689: Unwanted vertical scroll bars on content
DescriptionCertain pages on Dreamwidth have acquired unnecessary vertical scrollbars on the individual blog entries. They don't actually do anything because the work area of the pane(?) to which they are being applied is already maximised, but they obscure the underlying text since they are drawn over the top of it.
Resizing the browser window to reduce the horizontal width causes the unwanted scrollbars to disappear. Dragging it wider again brings them back.
Steps To ReproduceVisit one of the various affected blog pages, e.g.

Try resizing the browser window.
Additional InformationIt doesn't always apply to ALL entries of an affected page. For example, on
I only see scrollbars on the two entries for July 8th and March 28th and the other 18 are fine.

The common factor seem to be that all affected blogs are labelled as using the "Neutral Good for Practicality" CSS style, but by no means all blogs on Dreamwidth using this style show the same behaviour, e.g.
https://landingtree.dreamwidth.org/ which appears fine.

TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in CI build #4908
Reported in CI build #4760
URL of problem pagehttps://stoutfellow.dreamwidth.org/
Attached Files


Harriet Bazley


Harriet Bazley (reporter)

May be something to do with changes to the settings of the "overflow-x" property during the recent Dreamwidth site update?
Harriet Bazley


Harriet Bazley (reporter)

If you refresh/reload the page after successfully resizing it to hide the scrollbar, the unwanted scrollbar reappears.
Michael Drake


Michael Drake (administrator)

Thanks for the report! Should be fixed in #4908.
Vincent Sanders


Vincent Sanders (administrator)

Thankyou for reporting this issue.
We believe this is fixed in the 3.10 release.
If this is not the case please feel free to reopen the issue with additional details.

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-08-05 17:31 Harriet Bazley New Issue
2019-08-05 17:31 Harriet Bazley File Added: stoutfellow.jpg
2019-08-05 17:34 Harriet Bazley Note Added: 0002065
2019-08-17 11:54 Harriet Bazley Note Added: 0002082
2019-10-21 10:40 Vincent Sanders Status new => acknowledged
2019-10-21 10:40 Vincent Sanders Description Updated View Revisions
2019-10-21 10:40 Vincent Sanders Steps to Reproduce Updated View Revisions
2019-10-21 10:40 Vincent Sanders Additional Information Updated View Revisions
2019-11-29 20:43 kinnison Assigned To => Michael Drake
2019-11-29 20:43 kinnison Status acknowledged => assigned
2019-11-30 15:25 Michael Drake Note Added: 0002142
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Status assigned => resolved
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Resolution open => fixed
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Product Version => 3.9
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Fixed in Version => 3.10
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Target Version => 3.10
2019-11-30 15:26 Michael Drake Fixed in CI build # => 4908
2020-05-27 09:13 Vincent Sanders Status resolved => closed
2020-05-27 09:13 Vincent Sanders Note Added: 0002230
+Issue History