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HTML: DIV not centered

Hello

Why are the DIVs below not centering or show the borders I am telling footer1 to show?


<div id="footer1"></div><!-- end footer1 -->
<div id="footer2"></div><!-- end footer2 -->

#footer1{
      background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center;
      width:1014px;
      height:45px;
      margin:0 auto;padding:0;
    float:left;
      border:thick;
      border-color:0;
      left:50%;
         margin-left: -507px; /* 50% of the div's width*/
}

#footer2{
      background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center;
      width:1014px;
      height:45px;
      margin:0 auto;
      padding:0;
      text-align:left;
      clear:both;
      left:50%;
         margin-left: -507px; /* 50% of the div's width*/
}
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adimit19
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adimit19
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s8webCommented:
We need to see the rest of your markup and css. Can you provide a link?
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adimit19Author Commented:
HTML:

<!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>Solvusine</title>
<link href="css/Imports.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/custom.js"></script>
</head>

<body onload="addLanguages()";>
<form name="frmLang" method="get"><input type="hidden" id="selectedLanguage" name="selectedLangauge"/></form>
<div id="header">
      <div id= "header_logo"></div>
  <div id= "header_menu">
      <form id="form1" name="form1" method="get" action="">
        <select name="language" id="language" onchange="setLanguage()">
      </select>
        <label for="language"></label>
     
  </form>
  </div>
 </div><!-- end header -->

<div id="top_nav">
        <div id= "nav_button1"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button1 -->
      <div id= "nav_button2"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button2 -->
    <div id= "nav_button3"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button3 -->
    <div id= "nav_button4"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button4 -->
    <div id= "nav_button5"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button5 -->
    <div id= "nav_button6"><a>cc</a></div> <!-- end nav_button6 -->
</div>
<div id="nav_spacer"></div>
<div id="top_banner"></div>
<div id="top_banner_spacer"></div>
<div id="page_display"></div>
<div id="content">
      <div id = "content_left">
          <div id = "content_leftR1"><p>cc:</p></div>
        <div id = "content_leftR2"><a>cc</a></div>
        <div id = "content_leftR3"><a>cc</a></div>
        <div id = "content_leftR4"><a>cc</a></div>    
    </div><!-- end content_left -->
    <div id = "content_middle">
          <div id = "content_middleR1"><p>cc:</p></div>
        <div id = "content_middleR2"><p>cc</p></div>
        <div id = "content_middleR3"><p>cc</p></div>
        <div id = "content_middleR4"><p>cc</p></div>
        <div id = "content_middleR5"><p>cc</p></div>    
    </div><!-- end content_middle -->
    <div id = "content_right"></div> <!-- end content_right -->
    <div id = "content_bottom1"><p>cc</p></div> <!-- end content_bottom -->
    <div id = "content_bottom2"><p>cc</p></div> <!-- end content_bottom -->
</div> <!-- end content -->
<div id="footer1"></div><!-- end footer1 -->
<div id="footer2"></div><!-- end footer2 -->






</body>
</html>


CSS FILES ARE ATTACHED
Navigation.css
Content-Area.css
Template.css
Imports.css
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adimit19Author Commented:
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Bruce PieterseTechnical LeadCommented:
Hi,

Do you want it like this?
/* Template.css */
#footer_wrapper {
	width: 1018px;
	height: 45px;
}
#footer1{
	background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center; 
	width:507px;
	height:45px;
	margin:0 auto;
	padding:0;
    float:left;
	border: 1px solid #000;
}

#footer2{
	background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) no-repeat;background-position:center; 
	width:507px;
	height:45px;
	margin:0 auto;
	padding:0;
	float: left;
	text-align:left;
	border: 1px solid #000;
}
.fix {
	clear: both;
}

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<!-- index.html -->
<div id="footer_wrapper">
      <div id="footer1"></div><!-- end footer1 -->
      <div id="footer2"></div><!-- end footer2 -->
      <div class="fix"></div>
</div>

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Template.css
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adimit19Author Commented:
still didn't work. The DIV is not centered
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Bruce PieterseTechnical LeadCommented:
OK,

Just change the following then:

/* Template.css */
#footer_wrapper {
	width: 1018px;
	height: 45px;
        margin: 0 auto;
}

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adimit19Author Commented:
That centered the DIV thanks.
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