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Posted on 2009-07-07
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Hi Experts,
                   I need help in formatting an HTMl form to look exactly the same like the snap shot.
                   Can you please help me in achieving this.

                   I have attached my current code, current out and desired output.
       
<style type="text/css">

 .tofrom {

        height:18px;

        float:left;

        width:40px;

        padding-top:3px;

}

.calimg {

        margin:1px 0 0 0;

        float:left;

        width:28px;

}

</style>

</head>

</body>
 

<div class="sidebar-panel" style="border:5px solid #99CCFF; width:145px; padding:2px; background:white;">
 

 <form:form commandName="detailForm" method="GET">

<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Report Group:</div>

<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">

<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartGroup" items="${chartGroups}" /></div>

</div>
 

<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Report SubGroup:</div>

<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">

<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartSubgroup" items="${chartSubgroups}" /></div>

</div>
 

<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Chart Type:</div>

<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">

<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartType" items="${chartTypes}" id="ct"/></div>

</div>
 

<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Timeline</div>

<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">

<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="timeline" items="${timelines}" id="tm"/></div>

</div>
 

<div style="color:black;">

<div class="tofrom">From:</div>

<div class="calimg"><img src="/analytics/static/images/CAL.PNG" name="Calendar" width="18" height="18" id="Calendar" onClick="displayDatePicker('from_date');" /></div>

<form:input path="startDt" id="from_date" size="7" maxlength="8" />

</div>

<div style="color:black;">

<div class="tofrom">To:</div>

<div class="calimg"><img name="Calendar" src="/analytics/static/images/CAL.PNG" width="18" height="18" id="Calendarm" onClick="displayDatePicker('to_date');" /> </div>

<form:input path="endDt" id="to_date" size="7" maxlength="8" />

</div>
 

<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Customer Type</div>

<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">

<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="liabilityCode" items="${liabilityCodes}" id="tm"/></div>

</div>
 
 
 

<h5 style="padding:0 30px 10px 0; font-size:9px; font-wight:lighter; background:white; ">

<div style="width:40px; font-size:.8em; font-weight:lighter;">

<input type="submit" value="Update Chart" />

</div>

</h5>
 

<div style="clear:both;"></div>

</form:form>

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Question by:aman0711
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by:erikTsomik
erikTsomik earned 200 total points
ID: 24795322
try this
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>Example of shadowed DIV using the outset border property (liquid size)</title>
<style type="text/css">
 .tofrom {
        height:18px;
        float:left;
        width:40px;
        padding-top:3px;
}
.calimg {
        margin:1px 0 0 0;
        float:left;
        width:28px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="sidebar-panel" style="border:5px solid #99CCFF; width:145px; padding:2px; background:white;">
 
 <form:form commandName="detailForm" method="GET">
<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Report Group:</div>
<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">
<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartGroup" items="${chartGroups}" /></div>
</div>
 
<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Report SubGroup:</div>
<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">
<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartSubgroup" items="${chartSubgroups}" /></div>
</div>
 
<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Chart Type:</div>
<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">
<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="chartType" items="${chartTypes}" id="ct"/></div>
</div>
 
<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Timeline</div>
<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">
<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="timeline" items="${timelines}" id="tm"/></div>
</div>
 
<div style="color:black;">
<div class="tofrom">From:</div>
<div class="calimg"><img src="/analytics/static/images/CAL.PNG" name="Calendar" width="18" height="18" id="Calendar" onClick="displayDatePicker('from_date');" /></div>
<form:input path="startDt" id="from_date" size="7" maxlength="8" />
</div>
<div style="color:black;">
<div class="tofrom">To:</div>
<div class="calimg"><img name="Calendar" src="/analytics/static/images/CAL.PNG" width="18" height="18" id="Calendarm" onClick="displayDatePicker('to_date');" /> </div>
<form:input path="endDt" id="to_date" size="7" maxlength="8" />
</div>
 
<div style="font-weight:bold; color:#000">Customer Type</div>
<div align="center" style="margin:0 0 5px 0; ">
<div style="margin:0 0 5px 0;"><form:select path="liabilityCode" items="${liabilityCodes}" id="tm"/></div>
</div>
 
 
 
<h5 style="padding:0 30px 10px 0; font-size:9px; font-wight:lighter; background:white; ">
<div style="width:40px; font-size:.8em; font-weight:lighter;">
<input type="submit" value="Update Chart" />
</div>
</h5>
 
<div style="clear:both;"></div>
</form:form>
</body>
</html>
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Author Comment

by:aman0711
ID: 24795384
Hey Erik,

                This didnt make any difference :(

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Expert Comment

by:myderrick
ID: 24812348
I think you should use labels and fieldset and CSS to style the form. i have done something simple which you can modify.

Good luck.

MD
<style type="text/css">

#form{
 

		margin:1em 0;
 

		color:#000000;
 

		width:300px;

		 /* customize width, this form have fluid layout */
 

		}

		

		#form h3{
 

		margin:0;
 

		background:#57a700 url(../images/form2/form_heading.gif) repeat-x;		
 

		color:#fff;
 

		font-size:20px;
 

		border:1px solid #57a700;
 

		border-bottom:none;
 

		}		
 
 
 

#form fieldset{
 

		margin:0;
 

		padding:10px;
 

		border:none;	
 

		border-top:3px solid #FFF;
 

		background:#FFFFFF;	
 

		padding-bottom:1em;
 

		}		

		

		#wrapper

		{

			background:#666;

			border:solid 1px #fff;

			

			width:300px;
 

			padding:15px;

			/*overflow:auto;*/

			color:#FFFFFF;

			

			

/*			font-weight:bold;*/

	}

</style>

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myderrick earned 300 total points
ID: 24812366
Sorry forgot to creat a submit button. Here it is.

MD
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
 
 

<head>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

<title>Untitled Document</title>
 

<style type="text/css">

#form{
 

		margin:1em 0;
 

		color:#000000;
 

		width:300px;

		 /* customize width, this form have fluid layout */
 

		}

		

		#form h3{
 

		margin:0;
 

		background:#57a700 url(../images/form2/form_heading.gif) repeat-x;		
 

		color:#fff;
 

		font-size:20px;
 

		border:1px solid #57a700;
 

		border-bottom:none;
 

		}		
 
 
 

#form fieldset{
 

		margin:0;
 

		padding:10px;
 

		border:none;	
 

		border-top:3px solid #FFF;
 

		background:#FFFFFF;	
 

		padding-bottom:1em;
 

		}		

		

		#wrapper

		{

			background:#666;

			border:solid 1px #fff;

			

			width:300px;
 

			padding:15px;

			/*overflow:auto;*/

			color:#FFFFFF;

			

			

/*			font-weight:bold;*/

	}

</style>

</head>
 

<body>

<div id="wrapper">

<form  method="post" action="r"  id="form" > 

      

      <h3>Enter Search criteria</h3>

      

          <fieldset>

          <label>Username</label>

          

          <input  type="text" name="name" value="" />

          </fieldset>

          <fieldset style="text-align:center">

          <label>

                

                <span>Select country: </span><br />

       

				<select name="country" id="country" style="text-align:center">

					<option value="">SPOKE</option>

					<option value="GH">GH</option>

					<option value="NG">NG</option>

					<option value="SL">SL</option>

   					<option value="GAM">GAM</option>

                    <option value="CAM">CAM</option>
 

				</select>

                

         

		  </label>	

	      </fieldset>

          

      <fieldset>

				<label>

					Activity

                    

               </label><br />

				<select name="activity" id="activity"  class="validate[required]"  >

					<option value="">Choose an activity</option>

					<option value="One">One</option>

					<option value="twi">Two</option>

					

				</select>

	

      </fieldset>   

      

      

      <fieldset>

          <label>From: img goes here </label>

          

          <input  type="text" name="name" value="" />

          </fieldset>

          

          <fieldset>

          <label>TO: img goes here </label>

          

          <input  type="text" name="name" value="" />

          </fieldset>

          

          

          <fieldset>

        <button type="submit">Submit &raquo;</button>

        

        </fieldset>

	</form>			

    

    </div>

</body>

</html>

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by:aman0711
ID: 31600655
thnx :)
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