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Simple HTML - not working... strange

Just have a simple table.

<table width="420" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">
                                                Drawer Chests
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                                <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="76" align="left" valign="middle">
                                                <a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a>
                                          </td>
                                          
                                          <td width="344" align="right" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                                                Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                                <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">
                                                Coin Chests
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                                <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="344" align="left" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                                                Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.
                                          </td>
                                          
                                          <td width="76" align="right" valign="middle">
                                                <a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                                    <tr>
                                          <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                                <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                                    
                              </table>


Here is "picleft":

.picleft {
            display: block;
            width: 344px;
            text-align: left;
            text-decoration: none;
            font-family: Arial;
            height: 65px;
            font-size: 13px;
            font-weight: 500;
            color: #555A56;
            padding: 7px;
            background-color: #FFFFFF;
            }

For some odd reason it doesn't like this code.   Take a look at http://www.greenteadesign.com/newantiques.html

Thanks,
Hayden
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Quarfelburg
Asked:
Quarfelburg
1 Solution
 
SquareHeadCommented:
Is this it?

<td width="344" align="right" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                            ^^^^^^^


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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
unfortunately not.
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seanpowellCommented:
What is it that's displaying incorrectly?
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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
its just not aligned correctly... take a look at http://www.greenteadesign.com/newlayout.html its just the image but that is how it should be aligned.
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seanpowellCommented:
I can't access either of those links...
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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
are you being redirected to .ca?  I'll put it up on ca as well.
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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
should work now.  note that if I remove:

<tr>
                                          <td width="344" align="left" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                                                Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.
                                          </td>
                                          
                                          <td width="76" align="left" valign="middle">
                                                <a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>

Everything is aligned correctly.  I must be missing something obvious.
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seanpowellCommented:
Okay, I can see the image. Can be specific as to what's not lined up?
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
>>>For some odd reason it doesn't like this code.

What exactly is the error?  The link you posted does not work.  I get "page not found".

Cd&
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seanpowellCommented:
Okay - I see the problem now. Sorry about that. Hold on a moment...
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seanpowellCommented:
What's happengin is your table cells are contradicting each other.

You have 344 and 76 in one row, and then 76 and 3444 in the next. (Reversed)

The easiest solution is to simply split the rows into separate tables.

Like this:

<table width="420" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">
                                        Drawer Chests
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                        <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="76" align="left" valign="middle">
                                        <a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a>
                                   </td>
                                   
                                   <td width="344" align="right" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                                        Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
</table>
<table width="420" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">                              
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                        <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">
                                        Coin Chests
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                        <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="344" align="left" valign="middle" class="picleft">
                                        Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.
                                   </td>
                                   
                                   <td width="76" align="right" valign="middle">
                                        <a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a>
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                              <tr>
                                   <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
                                        <img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br>
                                   </td>
                              </tr>
                             
                         </table>
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seanpowellCommented:
I'll let you decide on the best place to do the split. Probably something like:

<table width="420" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">Drawer Chests</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="76" align="left" valign="middle"><a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a></td>
    <td width="344" align="right" valign="middle" class="picleft">Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br></td>
  </tr>
</table>
<table width="420" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" class="header" align="left" valign="top">Coin Chests</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="344" align="left" valign="middle" class="picleft">Made of Kiri wood in a traditionally asymmetrical design, the <a href="tokyodansu.html" class="antiqueslink">Tokyo Dansu Japanese Drawer Chest</a> is perfect for storing personal affects.</td>
    <td width="76" align="right" valign="middle"><a href="tokyodansu.html"><img src="images/antiques/drawerchests-thumb.jpg" width="76" height="65" alt="Japanese Furniture" border="0"><br></a></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="420" colspan="2" align="left" valign="top" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><img src="images/blank.gif" width="1" height="2" alt=""><br></td>
  </tr>
</table>
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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
But I don't see why it wouldn't work just sticking with one table.  But sure I'll just make another table for each section.
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seanpowellCommented:
Becaase a cell can't be 76 wide in one row, and 344 in the next. Whatever width the cell is set to in the "initial" row, it has to remain that width throughout.
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seanpowellCommented:
Note: you can also solve the problem with using div's and css - but the workaround's would take longer than just using table code - which is supported by all browsers anyway.
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QuarfelburgAuthor Commented:
Thanks Sean.
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