Re: Clearing a margin

Walter Ian Kaye (boo@primenet.com)
Wed, 17 May 1995 16:30:47 -0700


Message-Id: <v01510104abe034e1e2d8@[198.68.46.15]>
Date: Wed, 17 May 1995 16:30:47 -0700
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
From: boo@primenet.com (Walter Ian Kaye)
Subject: Re: Clearing a margin

>Please excuse me if I'm confusing NetScape extensions with orthodox HTML. I
>understand how to align text next to an image (for example <img align=left
>src="images/smileyface.gif"> followed by text) but how does one align
>subsequent text to fall below the image, flush with the left margin? I've
>tried using a <clear> attribute, but either I used it incorrectly or it
>didn't work. Currently, I've been making do with blank spaces and <br>
>commands beneath the aligned text until it clears the image and I can start
>text again at the left margin. This can't be right.
>
>Am I guity of NetScape-centrism? Is there an answer to my query?


You might be guilty of Netscape-centrism, but so am I. Here it is:

---image and stuff alongside image---
<BR CLEAR=left>
---stuff below image---

I use it on most of the pages at my web site.
Check out my "HTML Info" page for some great links...


-Walter

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