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Gaps Between table rows

Posted on 2009-06-28
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I  am writing a web page but having problems with the table rows. The table should look like a tabbed display, so it has 2 rows. The top row has the buttons and the second row has the inner pane.

My problem is the two rows have a gap between them that I cannot fill. I have tried border collapse but it didn't solve my problem. The top row image height is 33px.
</table>
                <table id="tbl_tab" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
            <tr style="height: 33px;">
                <td style="width: 166px; height: 33px;">
                <img src="images/tab/for_sale.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 16px;">
                <img src="images/tab/for_sale_end.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 166px;;">
                <img src="images/tab/wanted_d.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 31px;">
                <img src="images/tab/wanted_d_end.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100%;">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td  colspan="5" style="background-position: top; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-image: url('images/tab/top_back.jpg');">
                &nbsp;</td>
            </tr>
        </table>

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by:Espavo
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The only thing that I can see here that may be causing a space is the &nbsp; in the 2nd row...
(When I need to control row height / width, I often do it with a blank.gif...)

           <tr>
                <td  colspan="5" style="background-position: top; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-image: url('images/tab/top_back.jpg');"><img src="images/blank.gif" height="1" width="0" border="0" alt="blank"></td>
            </tr>

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by:emresamisuzer
ID: 24730444
I tried but the result is the same. You may see the screenshot attached.
gap.jpg
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by:Espavo
ID: 24730720
Try removing the "height: 33px" from the <tr> and <td>... so that the row / cell will grow to the size that it needs to...
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by:emresamisuzer
ID: 24731061
Sorry, it didn't work. Actually I have put them to fix the size...
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by:Espavo
ID: 24731644
From your "Original" code it seems as though you have a <table> in another <table>...
Could you please drop ALL the HTML here so that I can get a bigger picture of the layout...
(I suspect the problem lies elsewhere on your page...)
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by:emresamisuzer
ID: 24732384
Here it is. Also it uses a css file:

body
{
      padding: 0px;
      font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';
      margin: 0px;
      font-size: 12px;
}
img
{
      border-style: none;
      padding: 0px;
      margin: 0px;
}      
#div_main
{
      width: 100%;
}
#tbl_main
{
      width: 100%;
      background-image: url('images/top_back.png');
      background-repeat: repeat-x;
}
#tbl_tab
{
      width: 100%;
}
#td_logo
{
      width: 102px;
      height: 86px;
      padding-left: 5px;
      padding-top: 5px;
}
.btn
{
      width: 48px;
      vertical-align: middle;
      text-align: center;
}
.header1
{
      font-size: 18px;
      color: #ff4a15;
}

* EDIT by modus_in_rebus (2009/08/07) * removed sensitive data
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title>-</title>
    <link href="Global.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    <script src="Global.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <asp:ScriptManager ID="ScriptManager1" runat="server" />
    <div id="div_main">
        <table id="tbl_main" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
            <tr class="btn">
                <td id="td_logo">
                    <img src="images/logo.png" alt="Company Logo" />
                </td>
                <td style="text-align: right; float: right;" align="right">
                    <table>
                        <tr>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_homepage" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_homepage.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_homepage',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_homepage',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_search" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_search.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_search',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_search',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_add" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_add.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_add',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_add',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_mymachines" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_mymachines.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_mymachines',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_mymachines',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_preferences" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_preferences.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_preferences',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_preferences',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_join" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_join.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_join',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_join',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                        </tr>
                    </table>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
        <table id="tbl_tab" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
            <tr>
                <td style="width: 166px;">
                    <img id="tb1" src="images/tab/for_sale.png" alt="For Sale" style="cursor: pointer" onclick="forsale();" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 16px;">
                    <img id="tb2" src="images/tab/for_sale_end.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 166px;">
                    <img id="tb3" src="images/tab/wanted_d.png" alt="Wanted" style="cursor: pointer" onclick="wanted();" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 31px;">
                    <img id="tb4" src="images/tab/wanted_d_end.png" />
                </td>
                <td style="width: 100%;">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td colspan="5" style="background-position: top; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-image: url('images/tab/top_back.jpg');">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td colspan="5">
                <div id="div_forsale" style="width: 100%">1</div>
                <div id="div_wanted" style="display: none;">2</div>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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Espavo earned 500 total points
ID: 24733775
Please try this:
  1. There seemed to be some "white space" in the <td>'s that was causing the gap...
     
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  2. I've pulled the images into a table on their own, so that you don't have to worry about the 5th <td> being 100% wide (which it obviously can't be)
Gayo


* EDIT by modus_in_rebus (2009/08/07) * removed sensitive data
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title>-</title>
    <link href="Global.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    <script src="Global.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <asp:ScriptManager ID="ScriptManager1" runat="server" />
    <div id="div_main">
        <table id="tbl_main" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
            <tr class="btn">
                <td id="td_logo">
                    <img src="images/logo.png" alt="Company Logo" />
                </td>
                <td style="text-align: right; float: right;" align="right">
                    <table>
                        <tr>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_homepage" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_homepage.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_homepage',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_homepage',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_search" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_search.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_search',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_search',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_add" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_add.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_add',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_add',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_mymachines" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_mymachines.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_mymachines',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_mymachines',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_preferences" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_preferences.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_preferences',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_preferences',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                            <td class="btn">
                                <asp:ImageButton ID="btn_join" runat="server" ImageUrl="images/menubtn/btn_join.png"
                                    onmouseover="btn_mo('btn_join',true);" 
                                    onmouseout="btn_mo('btn_join',false);" CausesValidation="False" />
                            </td>
                        </tr>
                    </table>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
        <table id="tbl_tab" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" style="border-collapse: collapse;">
            <tr>
              <td align="left">
               <table id="tbl_tab1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" style="border-collapse: collapse;">
                    <tr>
		                <td style="width: 166px;"><img id="tb1" src="images/tab/for_sale.png" alt="For Sale" style="cursor: pointer" onclick="forsale();" /></td>
		                <td style="width: 16px;"><img id="tb2" src="images/tab/for_sale_end.png" /></td>
		                <td style="width: 166px;"><img id="tb3" src="images/tab/wanted_d.png" alt="Wanted" style="cursor: pointer" onclick="wanted();" /></td>
		                <td style="width: 31px;"><img id="tb4" src="images/tab/wanted_d_end.png" /></td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
              </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td style="background-position: top; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-image: url('images/tab/top_back.jpg');">
                </td>
            </tr>
            <tr>
                <td>
                <div id="div_forsale" style="width: 100%">1</div>
                <div id="div_wanted" style="display: none;">2</div>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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by:emresamisuzer
ID: 31597653
Perfect! Thanks a lot, actually I didn't understand what you have changed but it worked flawless.
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