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                <div id="q-app">

  <q-layout view="lHh Lpr lFf">
    <q-header elevated>

        <q-toolbar-title class="absolute-center">
          Awesome chat


    <q-page-container ref="qpagecontainer">
      <q-page class="flex column" ref="qpage">

        <div class="q-pa-md column col justify-end" id="chat" ref="chat">
          <q-chat-message v-for="message , key in messages" :key="key" :name="message.from" :text="[message.text]" :sent="message.from == 'me' ? true : false" />
        <div ref="chatEnd"></div>
        <q-footer elevated>
            <q-form class="full-width">
              <q-input v-model="newMessage" bg-color="white" outlined rounded label="Message" dense @keyDown.enter="sendMessage" >

                <template v-slot:after>
                  <q-btn round dense flat type="submit" color="white" icon="send" />





                new Vue({
  el: "#q-app",
  data() {
    return {
      newMessage: "",
      messages: [
          text: "Hey, how are you?",
          from: "me"
          text: "Good thanks, How are you?",
          from: "them"
          text: "Pretty good!",
          from: "me"
  methods: {
    sendMessage() {
        text: this.newMessage,
        from: "me"
      this.newMessage = ''
      //this.$,100) // doesn't work at all 
      // this.$ = this.$ // doesn't work at all 
      //this.${block: "end"}) // works sort of
      //this.$refs.qpage.scrollBy(0,100) // doesn't work at all 
      //this.$refs.qpage.scrollTop = this.$refs.qpage.scrollHeight // doesn't work at all 
      //this.$refs.qpagecontainer.scrollBy(0,100) // doesn't work at all 
      //this.$refs.qpagecontainer.scrollTop = this.$refs.qpagecontainer.scrollHeight // doesn't work at all 
      // his.$refs.chatEnd.scrollIntoView({block: "end"}) // works sort of