Cross-Browser Min Height

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div { 
   min-height: 500px; 
   height:auto !important; 
   height: 500px; 

This works because (thankfully?) IE treats “height” how “min-height” is supposed to be treated.

Source: Dustin Diaz

Alternate Using Expressions (IE Only)

div {
   height: expression( this.scrollHeight < 501 ? "500px" : "auto" );

Sets the minimum height in IE to be 500px. Make sure that this.scrollHeight < 501 is 1 px greater than the minimum height that you want or you will get some strange results.