IE3.0 <TABLE WIDTH> enigma
Posted on 1998-10-17
I'd like to know if there's a way to coerce IE3.0 into interpreting <TABLE WIDTH="78%> as 78% of the entire width of the document and not 78% of the width of the document MINUS any element placed to the left of this table. IE3.0's tables are therefore more narrow than later versions. This leaves unsightly wide margins on each side of this table. I've tried palying around with the width of the cells, but as soon as you exceed the total of 78%, the table will fly out of the screen which enables the horizontal scroll bar, which is just as unsightly.
I know NN ignores table inherited styles; couldn't there be a work-around involving CSS (margin e.g.) which could do the trick?
Thanks for your help,