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Size of forms fields and style sheets

Posted on 2006-07-19
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Can I control de size (height) and position of the input fields of a form with a style sheet?

If so how?

I have this this in my site:

http://primeroseguridad.com/kpmg/indexs.html

In ie  fields fall perfectly on image but using firefox the fall differently... what is the problem?
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by:koolie
ID: 17141501
You can, but not the way you are doing it.  I'll post some better help shortly
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by:koolie
ID: 17141847
This is just a start, but it should help you get going.  Take this code and put it in a file called stylesheet.css  (keep it in the same folder as indexs.html)

/* CSS Document */
body{
      margin:0;
      padding:0;
}

div#one {
      position:absolute;
      top:186px;
      left:445px;
}
div#two {
      position:absolute;
      top:206px;
      left:343px;
}

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Now take this code and use it for indexs.html:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<link href="stylesheet.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

</head>

<body>
<form name="uno">
<table border="0" width="642" height="480" cellspacing="0">
<tr height="121">
      <td colspan="2" width="642" height="121" background="top.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr height="336">
      <td width="266" background="left.gif"></td>
      <td width="376" background="right.gif">
 <p>&nbsp;</p>
      </td>
</tr>
<tr height="24" width="642"><td colspan="2" width="642" background="bottom.gif"></td></tr>

</table>
</form>
<div id="one"><input type="text" size="21"></div>
<div id="two"><input type="text" size="38"></div>

</body>
</html>

This is all done with div's.  The stylesheet tells the div where to place itself on the page.  This should get you going, feel free to respond with any other questions about this/divs/how i did it...
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koolie earned 500 total points
ID: 17141861
oh..i just noticed a small problem..the closing form tag,  </form> , should be placed after the last <div> tag.

You could(and probably should) essentially have
<table>
.....
</table>

<form>
<div id="one"></div>
<div id="two"></div>
etc...
</form>
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by:robrodp
ID: 17142696
Will wait... thanks
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by:robrodp
ID: 17142717
Ok...
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