1. Create a SharePoint 2010 custom list
  2. Go to custom list settings --> Add from existing site columns --> choose all columns and create

  3. Click on 'Add new item' link Notice that the scroll bars are enabled.

  4. Click on 'Attach file' button on ribbon. Notice that the scroll bars are disabled.
  5. Attach file and click 'Ok' button Notice that the scroll bars are still disabled.

Question: Is there a way to enable the scroll bars all the time on SharePoinnt List NewForm.aspx or EditForm.aspx pages?

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By default scroll bars are active whenever the content is wider/longer than the fixed width/height of the container. Unless of course your branding overrides this.

How ever this can be achieved by changing s4-workspace's css proterty overflow-y from auto to visible.

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