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Re: alignment

From: Wild Cat <wild@farlep.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 10:57:57 +0200
Message-ID: <3AAC8F95.540ECB25@farlep.net>
To: rlrrgrrl rllrgrrl <rllrgrrl@hotmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
rlrrgrrl rllrgrrl wrote:
> My question is, why are there no properties for controlling the alignment of
> block level elements. Specifically divs.
> W3C is encouraging the use of CSS positioning for layout and only using
> tables for tabular data. Yet the most popular layout style (a centered
> website) is impossible without either the html tag align="center" or messing
> about with uneccesary frames.

There is Javascript too... I have read literally yesterday a detailed
explanation how to make centered content calculated from user's window
size by combining CSS and JavaScript but can't find the file right now.
But I think it's not diffcult to imagine?

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