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Need help with Percentage Height Transitions


#1

I was trying to create a div that slides open vertically and noticed that the transition only works when you define the vertical height in absolute pixels and will not work with percentages.

For example, I have a div that is set to 0px on page load. When a user clicks a button I want that div to expand to 100% height. When I define this as a percentage, the div just opens without a transition. The transition only works when I define it in absolute pixels.

I want to do this as a percentage because I'm planning to duplicate this interaction for several elements on the page -- all of which have a different height. If I set it to 100%, I don't have to duplicate and modify each interaction to the exact pixel (which will change anyway depending on mobile vs desktop). Please see videos below for a better explanation.

Height defined by percentage:

Height defined by pixels:


#2

Hi @DavidB

I think I know what you mean and i know how to fix it, but to be a 100% sure could you post your read-only link? Here is how: http://help.webflow.com/article/how-do-i-share-my-sites-read-only-link

For now, does setting the height to auto instead of 100% work?


#3

Ah, yes. Setting height to "auto" does exactly what I was looking for. Not sure why I hadn't thought about that. Thank you!


#4

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