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maxHeight property

Sets or retrieves the maximum height for an element.

CSS 2.1, Section 10.7

Syntax

Integer value = object.put_maxHeight(Variant v);Integer value = object.get_maxHeight(Variant* sMaxHeight);

Property values

Type: VARIANT

The maximum height for an element.

length (length)

Floating-point number followed by an absolute units designator (cm, mm, in, pt, or pc) or a relative units designator (em, ex, or px). For more information about the supported length units, see CSS Values and Units Reference.

percentage (percentage)

Integer followed by a % that specifies a percentage of the containing block height to use as the maximum height of the element. If the height of the containing block is not explicitly set, then the element has no maximum height and the IHTMLCSSStyleDeclaration::maxHeight property is interpreted as 0%. For more information on containing blocks and how their heights are computed, see the Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2.1 (CSS2.1) specification.

String format

<length> | <percentage>

CSS information

Applies ToAll elements
Mediavisual
Inheritedno
Initial Value

Standards information

Remarks

IHTMLCSSStyleDeclaration::maxHeight was introduced in Windows Internet Explorer 7.

The IHTMLCSSStyleDeclaration::minHeight/IHTMLCSSStyleDeclaration::maxHeight attributes apply to floating and absolutely positioned block and inline-block elements, as well as some intrinsic controls. They do not apply to non-replaced inline elements, such as table columns and row/column groups. (A "replaced" element has intrinsic dimensions, such as an img or textArea.)

This property is enabled only under the strict !DOCTYPE.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Mshtml.h

IDL

Mshtml.idl

DLL

Mshtml.dll

See also

Cascading Style Sheet Compatibility in Internet Explorer 7

 

 

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