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Re: Centring Tables in HTML 4.01 Strict...?

From: <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 13:57:44 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <200204212057.NAA02441@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: cewalker@kingston.net
Cc: www-validator@w3.org ('www-validator@w3.org')
You wrote:
> I've got a question that has been bothering me for a while now.  The HTML 4.01 Strict specifications have declared the "align" attribute of the 
> <table> tag as deprecated.  HOW are we supposed to centre a table in the browser window? I've tried everything I can think of, with no real 
> solution.  For instance, the following CSS declaration produces only partial results; the browsers that I would expect to support it, don't:
> body { text-align:center }

That's not how you center block content in CSS. Instead, try this:

table { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; }

Received on Sunday, 21 April 2002 16:49:59 UTC

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