Firstly I made the root div fit the screen by giving it the attribute "height: 100vh;". I then used flexbox to make the root div show the items in a colum by adding "display: flex; flex-direction:column;". The last thing I added was "flex: 1;" to the content div which is equivalent to "flex: 1 1 0;" This means "flex-grow : 1; flex-shrink : 1; flex-basis : 0;". Grow and shrink make the div grow and shrink in same proportion as the window-size. Basis makes the div take up screen as per the screen size available. For example if there are 4 divs with this they will all take up 25% of the available space.

Trying to fit the screen in CSS

In a web application I am developing, I had a CSS design problem. I had a title bar on top and underneath I had the content. I needed to get the content to spread itself to fit the whole screen instead of squeezing itself to the top.


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