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Re: Percentages in Table Heights

From: Simon Brooke <simon@jasmine.org.uk>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 10:02:42 +0100
To: enceladus@warpmail.net, www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-Id: <200405181002.44712.simon@jasmine.org.uk>

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On Tuesday 18 May 2004 00:23, enceladus@warpmail.net wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I really enjoy the HTML validation feature at http://validator.w3.org/
> but I have a question about a supposed-error I have in my code:
>
> 1.  	Line 38, column 27: there is no attribute "height"
>
> <table width="100%" height="100%" border="0" align="center"
> cellpadding="0"
>
> Apparently it thinks percentages for height isn't legal in XHTML 1.0
> Transitional. Why shouldn't it be?

'Height' isn't legal for the table tag. It never has been legal. Because 
tables are for tabular data, not for layout. If you want to do layout, use 
divs.

Cheers

Simon

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