How do we center the contents for the following css file? thanks

Posted on 2011-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
    width: 98%;
    margin: 10px auto;
    background-color: white;
    color: #333;

    height: 100px;
    width: 98%;

    float: left;
    width: 20%;

    float: left;
    width: 55%;
    border-color: #FFFFFF;
    border-width: 5px;
    float: right;
    width: 23%;
    background-color: #800000;
    font-family: 'Times New Roman' , Times, serif;
    font-size: medium;
    color: #FFFFFF;
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you may have problem that you did not see the page in center that is because you have used 98% width. Your css is ok just make some fixed width for container div and for top bottom use percentage like below:

    width: 980px;
    margin: 25% auto;
    background-color: white;
    color: #333;

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It does not work; I was asking how the entire #topcenter div would appear in the center; not the contents.  

All I want is one container with three sections inside and all sections centered.  I know I can move the sections by putting margin-left, but this is not a proportionate solution.

If the user makes the page smaller then these sections start to move under the other.  Which is not desirable.

Anyway I am confuse.. please help!


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ID: 37058116
thanks for trying..

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