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Re: CSS positioning

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 15:01:24 +0200
Message-ID: <35DACCA4.5728D0A7@w3.org>
To: Sandeep Hundal <Sandeep.Hundal@digital.com>
CC: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Sandeep Hundal wrote:

> I'm trying to get something to work purely with CSS but it doesn't render in
> mybrowser (NN4.5) on Win 95...

> --------------------------------------  |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |                                       |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |link   text,text,text,text,text,text   |
> |__________________________     |
> 
> right now I have to use tables to have them side by side.... 

You have two real choices - use float, or use absolute positioning. I
would try float first as it is likely to be more robust with different
window sizes.


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