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how to layout css like a table

Posted on 2011-09-13
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Hi all
I would like to use CSS to layout some infomation like a table i have some raw css can someone tell me if i am even close, i cant test it as i am at work

#footerlist{}
#row1  {position:absolute; height="auto"; width="auto"}
#row2  {position:absolute; height="auto"; width="auto" left="inherit"
#row3  {position:absolute; height="auto"; width="auto" left="inherit"

my plan was to put all the row divs in the footerlist div and then i would be able to move them where i need them
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36534035
position absolute is not required. Since the row has to come in the next line only, and by default a new div always goes to next line
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by:awolarczuk
ID: 36534055
ok i have been able to test it a little they are going down hte page how do i make them go allong the page
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by:gurvinder372
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by any chance you share the page or a link to the same?
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by:awolarczuk
ID: 36534143
here are the files mate
in exploer it seems to work but not in crome
test.html
settings.css
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gurvinder372 earned 500 total points
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In settings.css, replace row1, row2 and row3 with

#row1  { width: 100px; padding: 10px; height="auto"; }
#row2  { width: 100px; padding: 10px; height="auto"; }
#row3  { width: 100px; padding: 10px; height="auto"; }

basically, float:left forces the divs to stack horizontally with each other
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by:awolarczuk
ID: 36535164
ok this sis what i want sorry if i confused you but i have foyund with my code itwill only work in iexplorer
no crome
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36535196
Not sure about the rest of the code, but this footerlist part should definitely work
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by:awolarczuk
ID: 36535229
yea it works great in explorer not in crome
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by:awolarczuk
ID: 36535238
just tested in fire fox saem issue
Is there another way arpundthis
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36535448
can you post the screenshot for both of them ff and chrome
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