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Horizontal overflow detection

Polypane will automatically check panes for horizontal overflow issues and show an icon below a pane when it finds either a horizontal scroll, or an element with 100vw.

Horizontal Overflow

When a horizontal overflow is detected the icon will be yellow. Click on it to turn on layout debugging which will highlight the overflow-causing element in red.


When the page layout is set to 100vw, the icon will be blue, and clicking on it will open the elements panel with the detected element selected.

While not an issue in itself, 100vw will trigger a horizontal scrollbar on devices that render scrollbars.

Read more about overflow issues in our article dealing with horizontal overflows.


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