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Re: suggestion: calculating values of sizes

From: James Ross <silver@warwickcompsoc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 14:59:12 +0000
Message-ID: <40191FC0.3050903@warwickcompsoc.co.uk>
To: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>

Joachim Noreiko wrote:
>  --- "BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1)" <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
> wrote: > 
>>Why not fix #one and #three at the top and bottom
>>and let the remainder be
>>in the normal flow?
> How would you prevent the normal flow content being
> obscured by the fixed divs?

The way I've seen it done is to set a margin-top and margin-bottom to 
the heights of the fixed boxes. I don't like the effect this gives, 
myself, as the scrollbar extends over the fixed content; positioning all 
three looks much better, IMHO.

James Ross <silver@warwickcompsoc.co.uk>

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