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RE: FIELDSET in IE versus Netscape

From: Portelly, Mary (CRTRES) <Mary.Portelly@concert.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 15:34:00 -0400
Message-Id: <C0A39B7E24FBD311963900508B95AAA677B89D@rsaexpst02.reston.concert.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Cc: "Portelly, Mary (CRTRES)" <Mary.Portelly@concert.com>
I am using Netscape 6 - since version does not fully support
the HTML 4.0 standard. Chris's reponse is exactly what we needed.
  Thank you both,
     Mary

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Wilson [mailto:cwilso@MICROSOFT.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 3:26 PM
To: 'Ian Graham'; www-html@w3.org
Cc: 'Portelly, Mary (CRTRES)'
Subject: RE: FIELDSET in IE versus Netscape


Sorry, I was presuming Mary meant Netscape 6/Mozilla; as you said, FIELDSET
is not supported at all by Navigator 4.x, and so she wouldn't really be able
to tell if it were centered or not.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Graham [mailto:igraham@smaug.java.utoronto.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 11:40 AM
To: www-html@w3.org
Cc: 'Portelly, Mary (CRTRES)'; 'www-html@w3.org'
Subject: RE: FIELDSET in IE versus Netscape



It's more than that: FIELDSET is not supported by Navigator 4. You
will need to wait for Netscape 6/Mozilla (later this year, or so
it is promised) to get FIELDSETs laid out the way you want.

Ian
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On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Chris Wilson wrote:

> Try <FIELDSET STYLE="width:40%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto">.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Portelly, Mary (CRTRES) [mailto:Mary.Portelly@concert.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2000 10:31 AM
> To: 'www-html@w3.org'
> Subject: FIELDSET in IE versus Netscape
> 
> 
> 
> I have some HTML pages that were written for IE and now I am trying 
> to make them work with Netscape. 
> 
> I am running into a problem whereby I can't get a FIELDSET to be 
> centered and have a width attirbute. 
> <DIV CLASS="center"> 
> <FIELDSET STYLE="WIDTH: 40%"> 
>    : 
> </FIELDSET> 
> <DIV> 
> 
> "center" is defined correctly higher up. 
> This works fine for IE but the FIELDSET does not show up centered in 
> Netscape (it is left justified). When I remove STYLE="WIDTH: 40%" from the

> FIELDSET tag, the contents of the FIELDSET becomes centered but the 
> FIELDSET (obviously) takes up the screen. 
> 
> Can anyone tell me how I can achieve a centered FIELDSET with a width 
> attribute? Thanks very much, 
>        Mary 
> 
> 

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