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Re: CSS vs. Tables

From: The Disintegrator <disintegrator@sinectis.com.ar>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 21:28:34 +0000
Message-ID: <3AD61E02.F05890A9@sinectis.com.ar>
To: Timothy Luoma <elists@1stpc.org>, www-html@w3.org
> It gave me an idea.... "Could <div>s give me one line that has left-,
> center-, and right- aligned text?"
>
> Something like this:
>
> left                        center                   right
>
> (Which is something that I can only do using Tables, as far as I know)
>
> So I tried this (in Opera)
>
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Strict//EN">
> <html><head><title>absolute divs</title>
> <style><!-- div { position:absolute } --></style></head>
> <body>
> <div align="left">left</div>
> <div align="center">center</div>
> <div align="right">right</div>
> <br /><hr /><p>This is a test</p>
> </body></html>
>
> It fails totally in IE (I don't have Netscape installed, so I can't say
> how it works there)
>
> http://www.peak.org/~luomat/misc/divtest.htm
>
> It'll be nice when we get to the point where we don't have to use
> tables for layout, but it's a long way away, unfortunately.
>
> TjL

Very nice. It works on Netscape communicator 4.75 for linux
It geve me many new ideas.... :-)


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