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Re: aligning Tables right in HTML 4.01 Strict...?

From: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 08:56:26 -0700
To: hauser@acm.org
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020912155626.GA8394@optimalco.com>

scripsit Ralf Hauser:

> > table.langSel { margin-right:0 ; margin-left:auto; }
> That's what the Mozilla composer suggested, but my IE 5.0 just doesn't
> display it properly.

IE5 is badly broken in many ways.  Even IE6 doesn't do a lot of CSS
properly, although they're very slowly getting better.

> Luckily, it does work with <table style="float: right"> as suggested by
> Steven.

That's actually the correct way if you want text to `flow' around the
table to the left.  Beware horrible (and unpredictable) nastiness with
NS4 and CSS floats, however.

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