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Layout Problems with Firefox

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XsloviX asked on
Web Languages and Standards
5 Comments1 Solution289 ViewsLast Modified:
I know this could become involved, so I'm putting 500 points up right away.

I developed a site using an open-source template a few years ago.  At the time, I used IE.  The site works perfectly in IE.  It sucks in Firefox.  I have been able to fix almost all of the layout issues I've encountered, but cannot figure out why the last layer I include as a footer displays incorrectly in Firefox.

The address of the site is rji.alfred.edu

An example of the code (from index.asp) looks like this (I have checked the included files and found no issues with those, but could paste their contents as well if it would help):
***Start of Code***
<!--includes the head-->
<!--#include file="includes/head.inc"-->

  <div id="content">
    <div id="column-left" style="width: 532px;">
                  <table border="0" id="table1" bgcolor="#CCCCFF" border-color="#111111" cellpadding="0" height="368">
                  <tr>
                  <td width="531" valign="top">
                        <table border="0" width="528" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" id="table5" bgcolor="#9BA4CA" height="20">
                        <tr>
                        <td height="20" width="528">
                              <p align="center" style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0">
                              <b><span style="font-style: italic; ">
                              <font face="Tahoma" size="2" color="#FFFFFF">About the
                              Rural Justice Institute at Alfred University...</font></span><font color="#FFFFFF">
                              </font></b>
                                          </td>
                                    </tr>
                              </table>
                              <h4 style="margin:0 0.1in; line-height:100%" align="justify">&nbsp;
                              </h4>
                              <h4 style="margin:0 0.1in; line-height:100%" align="justify">
                              <span style="font-weight: 400">
                              <font face="Tahoma" color="#333333" size="2">The Rural Justice Institute at
                              Alfred University is a collaborative enterprise consisting
                              of faculty and staff representing a variety of disciplines.&nbsp;
                              Members of the institute strive to collaborate with local
                              agencies and schools in order to increase the efficacy of
                              current services, develop new initiatives that will enhance
                              the lives of troubled youth and their families, and reduce
                              the incidence of juvenile delinquency in rural areas.&nbsp; </font></span></h4>
                              <h4 style="margin:0 0.1in; line-height:100%" align="justify">&nbsp;
                              </h4>
                              <h4 style="margin:0 0.1in; line-height:100%" align="justify">
                              <span style="font-weight: 400">
                              <font face="Tahoma" color="#333333" size="2">Our
                              website is designed to be a source of information
                              about current RJI programs and partnerships.&nbsp;
                              Use the dark blue bar above to navigate
                              our site.&nbsp; Click on &quot;Prevention&quot; to learn about
                              activities such as school-based initiatives; &quot;Training&quot; for
                              information about our family and domestic violence models;
                              &quot;Partnerships&quot; for a list of RJI partners and their
                              activities; &quot;RDRDI&quot; for information about the Rural Data and
                              Resource Development Initiative, including links to Allegany
                              County demographics, community profiles, and research
                              sources; &quot;GIS&quot; to visit our GIS Mapping Center with
                              downloadable pre-defined maps and guides to interactive
                              mapping viewers.&nbsp; Additionally, you can browse through
                              current and recent issues of our newsletter, the <i>Rural
                              Justice Review</i>, find out more information about our
                              staff and their current activities, and check out upcoming
                              events that RJI is hosting, sponsoring, or supporting.&nbsp; </font></span>
                              <font face="Tahoma" color="#333333" size="2">
                              <span style="font-weight: 400; ">
                              If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please
                              <a href="mailto:younghl@alfred.edu?subject=Inquiry about the RJI Website">
                              email us</a></span><span style="font-weight: 400; font-style: italic">.</span></font></h4>
                              </td>
                        </tr>
                  </table>
    </div>
   
    <!-- end column-left -->
    <!-- really end of dynamic content here -->
     
    <!-- includes the right hand side column, which should be rather static -->
    <!--#include file="includes/rightcolumn.inc"-->
   </div>
 
 

<!-- end wrap -->

<!--includes the footer-->
<!--#include file="includes/footer.inc"-->
***End of Code***

I'm no web expert; I just try edit, configure, and manipulate what's there, so thanks for the help,
Dave
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