Scrollbar disobeys max-width in absolute positioned element

Confirmed Issue #3263528 • Assigned to Peter S.


Jun 19, 2015
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<div style="left: 0px; top: 0px; overflow: auto; position: absolute; max-height: 300px; max-width: 300px;">
<div style="width: 301px; height: 301px;"></div>

Expected Results:

I expect it to limit the width to max-width, just like it limits the height to max-height

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rossen A.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rossen A.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “Bogdan B.” to “Peter S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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