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Fixed Width, Centered, including the ribbon: Any way of getting rid of the 'Add web part' bug that

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

In making SharePoint 2010 have a fixed width and centered, there's a step of removing or renaming the s4-workspace DIV. We've noticed that the 'Add web part' in edit mode is affected by this, and does not always work correctly. The effect is that it fails to grow to the correct size, therefore sometimes obscuring the buttons for adding the webpart or cancelling the operation.

These are the exact guidelines we've been doing as well:

1. Remove 'scroll="no"' from the <body> tag.
2. Rename or delete the "s4-workspace" ID in the div using that ID.
3. Append an alternate CSS with this content:

body {
	overflow:auto !important;
	font-size: 8pt;

form {

Once we've done these changes, we easily notice that the 'Add web part' button sometimes doesn't enlarge the ribbon properly. Is this normal for SharePoint 2010 pages with fixed width, centered, including the ribbon and returning the vertical scroller to the browser?

Or is there any other way of implementing the changes without getting SharePoint hiccups like this one?

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