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RE: Table HEIGHT attribute

From: BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 16:49:47 -0500
Message-ID: <020A3CF87FB5AC47AA67966B3384575506DA6586@xboi22.boise.itc.hp.com>
To: Gregory Baboolal <gregbaboolal@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org

Gregory,

The css height property is preferred of the height attribute.  For example:

<table  style="height: 5in">
<tr><td> cell 1</td></tr>
</table>

Jim
http://oz.boi.hp.com/~jhb/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-html-editor-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-html-editor-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gregory Baboolal
> Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2003 10:08 AM
> To: www-html-editor@w3.org
> Subject: Table HEIGHT attribute
> 
> 
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> I have recently been wanting to 'try' and refine a html 
> document to conform to W3C's Recommendations. However in my 
> effort to do so I have found that the TABLE HEIGHT attribute 
> is an invalid specification or a rather deprecated as of some 
> HTML version (3?).
> 
> That might be all well and good but what is the alternative 
> solution if for example one wanted to center an image in the 
> middle of page? Having
> (moderately) searched the W3C site I cannot find anything 
> that justifies this back-step or deprecation. In my 
> experience when one specifies a deprecated element they are 
> also given notification of the 'to be' accepted alternative.
> 
> It would also be nice to see a couple of links on your site 
> to the actual
> (current) mark up specifications used by common browsers i.e. 
> IE and Navigator (If they themselves make this information 
> available). Thus one would be enable one to perform a 
> thorough investigation and possibly moreover solidify the 
> reasoning behind W3C's Recommendations (Especially if W3C is 
> to be considered as an official HTML guide).
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Gregory Baboolal
> 
Received on Tuesday, 28 October 2003 16:49:53 UTC

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