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Adding a div tag within a div tag

Posted on 2010-01-11
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I'm using Dreamweaver CS3 (but am really rusty).  I want to have a div tag that is 640 pixels in width and in the very centre of the screen at all times.  I also need to be able to insert sub-div tags, so that I can place specific images.

If you could give me some tips (or code), I'd really appreciate it.
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Question by:Andy Brown
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Here ya go, this should give you a good start.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1">
<title>Centered H and V</title> 
<style type="text/css" media="screen">
<!--
body 
	{
	margin:0px;
	background:#f2ede9;
	font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
	font-size:11px;
	}
a{color:#fff;text-decoration:none;}
#container       
	{
	position: absolute;
	top: 50%;
	left: 0px;
	width: 100%;
	}
#content    
	{
	margin-left: -320px;
	position: absolute;
	top: -240px;
	left: 50%;
	width: 640px;
	height: 480px;
	background:#ebebeb;
	border:1px solid #ccc;
	color:#000;
	}
.innerdiv{
	/*Define your inner div's here*/
	padding:15px;
	}
--></style>
</head>
<body>
	<div id="container">
		<div id="content">
        	<div class="innerdiv">Put stuff in here</div> 	
        	<div class="innerdiv">Put stuff in here</div> 	
        	<div class="innerdiv">Put stuff in here</div> 	
		</div>
	</div>
</body>
</html>
    

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by:Andy Brown
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That's awesome - thank you.

Is it possible to add additional div tags within contect, so that I can position additional elements?

Thanks again - that's a great help.
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by:s8web
ID: 26287137
Sure is, I added .innerdiv as an example.
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by:Andy Brown
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I think I have it - can I draw the div tags manually and then set the CSS Style?
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by:Andy Brown
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PS - Thanks again for all of the help.
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