Solved

HTML: COLUMNS NOT APPEARRING AS EXPECTED

Posted on 2012-03-11
3
240 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-11
In the following code, I expect one row of 7 columns, and a second row right below it of 1 column.

Here is the HTML:
<div id="footer_wrapper">
      <div id="footer1">
                  <div id="footer1_col1"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col2"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col3"><a>vv</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col4"><a>cc</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col5"><a>dd</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col6"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col7"></div>
      </div><!-- end footer1 -->
      <div id="footer2"></div><!-- end footer2 -->
</div> <!-- end footer_wrapper -->

What I get are three one column rows. Why is that?

CSS:

#footer_wrapper {
      width: 1018px;
      height: 45px;
    margin: 0 auto;
      border:5px;
}
#footer1{.footer;}
#footer2{.footer;}
#footer1_col1{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col2{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col3{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col4{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col5{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col6{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col7{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col3 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}
#footer1_col4 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}
#footer1_col5 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}

.footer {
      background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center;
      width:1014px;
      height:45px;
      margin:0 auto;padding:0;
    float:left;
      border-color:0;
      left:50%;
         margin-left: -507px; /* 50% of the div's width*/
}
.footer_OutsideColumn_noText{
      width:145px;
      height:45px;
      margin:0 auto;
      padding:0;
      text-align:left;
      float:left;
      background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center;
}
.footer_OutsideColumn_withText{
      width:145px;
      height:45px;
      margin:0 auto;
      padding:0;
      text-align:left;
      float:left;
      background: url(../images/spacers/WhiteSpacer.png) repeat;background-position:center;: url(../images/headings/Footer_Heading1_Underline.png) no-repeat;background-position:center;
}
.footer_OutsideColumnText{
      text-align:left;
      font-family:"Myriad Pro";
      font-size:12px;
      color:#b82323;
      height:45px; line-height:45px;
      margin-left: 45px;
}
0
Comment
Question by:adimit19
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Kyle Hamilton
Kyle Hamilton earned 500 total points
ID: 37707862
This is not valid css. You can't put a class inside a class...

#footer1{.footer;}
#footer2{.footer;}
#footer1_col1{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col2{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col3{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col4{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col5{.footer_OutsideColumn_withText;}
#footer1_col6{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col7{.footer_OutsideColumn_noText;}
#footer1_col3 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}
#footer1_col4 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}
#footer1_col5 a{.footer_OutsideColumnText;}

Open in new window


Here is a sample page with what I think you're trying to achieve:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8"/>

<style>
#footer_wrapper {
      width: 1018px;
      height: 45px;
     margin: 0 auto;
      border:5px;
}
#footer1, #footer2{
    float:left;
    
}
#footer1 div{
    float:left;
    width:140px; /* at 145px, 7 of these add up to 1015, so you would only have 3 more pixels left for your second column. Also remember to accomodate padding and margins */
   height:45px;  
   outline:1px solid grey;  /* just so you can see what's going on */
}
#footer2 div{
    outline:1px solid orange; /* just so you can see what's going on */
}



</style>

<body>

<div id="footer_wrapper">
      <div id="footer1">
            <div id="footer1_col1"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col2"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col3"><a>vv</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col4"><a>cc</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col5"><a>dd</a></div>
            <div id="footer1_col6"></div>
            <div id="footer1_col7"></div>
      </div><!-- end footer1 --> 
      <div id="footer2">
          <div><a>f2</a></div>
      </div><!-- end footer2 -->
</div> <!-- end footer_wrapper --> 

</body>
</html>

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Kyle Hamilton earned 500 total points
ID: 37707890
sorry, I just looked at your question again. Take a look at this:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8"/>

    <style>
        #footer_wrapper {
            width: 1018px;
            height: 45px;
            margin: 0 auto;
            border:5px;

        }
        #footer1, #footer2{
            overflow:hidden;
        }
        #footer1 div{
            float:left;
            width:140px; /* at 145px, 7 of these add up to 1015 but I added a border so I had to accomodate that*/
            height:45px;  
            border:1px solid grey;
        }
        #footer2 div{
            border:1px solid orange;
        }



    </style>

    <body>

        <div id="footer_wrapper">
            <div id="footer1">
                <div id="footer1_col1"></div>
                <div id="footer1_col2"></div>
                <div id="footer1_col3"><a>vv</a></div>
                <div id="footer1_col4"><a>cc</a></div>
                <div id="footer1_col5"><a>dd</a></div>
                <div id="footer1_col6"></div>
                <div id="footer1_col7"></div>
            </div><!-- end footer1 --> 
            <div id="footer2">
                <div><a>f2</a></div>
            </div><!-- end footer2 -->
        </div> <!-- end footer_wrapper --> 

    </body>
</html>

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:adimit19
ID: 37708014
looks good. Thx
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This article demonstrates how to create a simple responsive confirmation dialog with Ok and Cancel buttons using HTML, CSS, jQuery and Promises
Finding original email is quite difficult due to their duplicates. From this article, you will come to know why multiple duplicates of same emails appear and how to delete duplicate emails from Outlook securely and instantly while vital emails remai…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to embed videos in a webpage using HTML5. Ensure your DOCTYPE declaration is set to HTML5: "<!DOCTYPE html>": Use the <video> tag to insert a video. Define the src as the URL of your video; this is similar to …
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…

815 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now