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Re: height property and character encodings

From: ~FurSid <abdul.qadir@bitsonline.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 18:10:55 +0500
To: www-style@w3.org
Cc: idude@idude.net
Message-Id: <20050114180415.9BBE.ABDUL.QADIR@bitsonline.net>


Hey Chuck,
look what I tried and found working for vertical heights.

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<div style="background-color:#f2f2f2; border:1px solid #ff6600; height:220px; display:table-cell; vertical-align:bottom; padding:5px">
     Main Div
     <div style="background-color:#ffeecc; border:1px dotted #000000; height:80px; display:table-cell; vertical-align:middle; padding:5px">
         Nested div
     </div>
</div>

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It doesn't work with MSIE, though (at least) works fine with Mozilla FireFox. The key is "display:table-cell" declaration n then it's the regular
"verticl-align" settings that u set.... ;-)

Regards


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-- Original Message --
On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 06:06:49 -0500
idude@idude.net wrote:

> ~FurSid,
> I have been concerned with the growing size of the CSS file myself.
> I have been contemplating the use of additional <link> tags which
> be dynamically generated to use additional styles based on the type
> of page being executed.  Another thing I have thought about is the use
> of imports in the CSS file itself.  I was thinking about modularizing
> the styles according to use.  One more thought I have is about making
> the CSS file itself dynamic. i.e.  css-styles.asp
> perhaps passing parameters into it.
> 
> BTW, where are you located?
> 
> -Chuck
> 
> 
> 
> i.e.  productdetail.css, category.css, subcategory.css
> 
> I have been thinking about recoding the CSS used to display
> product detail pages.   I think the use of semantic naming conventions
> makes sense. 
> 
> 
> 
> >Hi Chuck,
> >
> >Yes, this would absolutely work, but again, as u proposed, if we had
> >vAlign thing, we could use it for vertically middle alignment as well.
> >
> >I'm also working with applications like you, that are database driven,
> >and I have to make sure my layout caters to the data and is presented well
> >in my design.
> >
> >I am trying to transition from HTML to XHTML and table-driven designs to
> >table-less. The current project i'm working on is going to be table-less
> >completely (unless where there's tabular data and/or ASP.Net objects
> >make tables by default).
> >
> >What I worry now is the size of my CSS file, which is nearly 25kb. That
> >freaks me out.
> >
> >Regards
> >
> >~FurSid
> >Web Engineer
> >b.i.t.s. [Associates of JWT Asiatic]
> >cell: [ 0320-4051131 ]
> >gMail: fursid@gmail.com
> >
> >--
> >When praying, don't give God instructions --  just report for 
> >duty.
> >
> >  
> >
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