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The container div has two parent elements: and (according to The element in HTML is used for displaying tabular data. You have set the content to a fixed 500px height which is not a good idea as when you add content it just spills out. License. expanding a span to take up the remaining ... element to expand to fill the ... div for all three elements. How do you use CSS make a div take up the remaining width of the parent div without creating an overflow? Expand
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| by Robert M in Development: I am building a site that has me stumped. Set height of a div to full screen using CSS Code ... Reduce the Width & Height values of DIV width: 99%; height: 99%; That's all. I can't seem to get the interior div to only fill the available vertical space in the parent div. How to make div occupy remaining height? It is a 2-dimensional system, meaning it can handle both columns and rows, unlike flex How to set the height of a div ... is a relative unit so the resulting height is depends on the height of parent element's height. If you will try the set the height of container div to 100% of the browser window using height: 100%; it doesn't work, because the percentage (%) is a relative unit so the resulting height is depends on the height of parent element's height.