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Re: cells with fixed width

From: Steve Clark <buster@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 09:56:10 -0800
Message-ID: <3A648B3A.7080209@netscape.com>
To: Hegyvari Krisztian <Hegyvari.Krisztian@ardents.hu>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www-talk@w3.org
one way to do this would be to wrap the content in a DIV and set the 
overflow property of the div. 

Hegyvari Krisztian wrote:

> Greetings,
> 
> I experience the following:
> 
> <table><tr><td width="30">cell-content</td></tr></table>
> 
> If the cell-content does not fit into the specified width, the browser is going to
> render the cell by incrementing the specified width. Can I turn it the other way round, can I tell the browser to stick to the width and cut the cell-content instead? I do not care if half of the content will not appear.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Hegyvari Krisztian
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 16 January 2001 12:50:23 GMT

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