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RE: Making the 'float' property more versatile

From: Chris Moschini <Chris.Moschini@amdocs.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 18:45:34 -0500
Message-ID: <3DB269E1BEC8134084EAA64AD4A1E0CF04C89B@stlmail1.corp.amdocs.com>
To: "'Hans Meiser'" <brille1@hotmail.com>, "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
> Sketch of the current situation (all elements style="float: left;"):
> 
> |---| |---| |---|
> |   | | 2 | | 3 |
> | 1 | |---| |---|
> |   |
> |---| |---| |---|
>       | 4 | | 5 |
>       |---| |---|
> 
> 
> Sketch of the desired situation(all elements style="float: 
> absolute-left;"):
> 
> |---| |---| |---|
> |   | | 2 | | 3 |
> | 1 | |---| |---|
> |   |
> |---|
> 
> |---| |---|
> | 4 | | 5 |
> |---| |---|
> 

You can already do this with

#div4,#div5	{
	float: left;
	clear: left;
}

The clear property has been available since CSS1.

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1#clear
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