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Re: CSS multicolumn layout solutions (was: RE: CSS not enough (was: Re: proposal for HTML4.01 amendment: <BR PAGEBREAK="before">))

From: Robert Koberg <rob@koberg.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 07:37:19 -0800
Message-ID: <026501c19b7f$07546d90$6501a8c0@TILLER>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, <www-style@w3.org>
Hi Christian, and thanks for the education!

> So what about (for a three column layout):
> .firstColumn {
> width:150px;
> float:left;
> }
> .thirdColumn {
> width:125px;
> float:right;
> }
> .secondColumn {
> /* no formatting neccessary */
> }
> Annotation: the third column has to be before the second column in the
> document order.
> I think, for a three column layout this definitely is the best solution.
> And everything regarding margins, borders and paddings works finest in the
> first and third column.

You have me thinking in 'pure' ideals now ... :)

Doesn't it strike you strange that the placement of columns in the html page
affects the layout?

best,
-Rob
Received on Saturday, 12 January 2002 10:40:26 GMT

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