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Posted on 2012-03-15
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Hi Experts!

Thanks for reading this.

Trying to build a page with a header, footer, and a table.

Need help centering table to the browser, but the contents in the table shouldn't be centered. If you could can show the table's border and add the buttons that would be gravy.

Should look like this:

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Here's the incomplete code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>MyTitle</title>
</head>

<body>

<div id="Header">Header</div>

    <table>
    <tr>
        <td>button 1 </td>
        <td>button 2 </td>
        <td>button 3 </td>
    </tr>
</table>

<div id="Footer"> Footer</div>

</body>
</html>

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TIA!
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Question by:allanau20
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by:Mrunal
Mrunal earned 1000 total points
ID: 37728127
Hi, try this:

<html>
<head>
<style type="text/css">
#Header {background-color:#CCC; border: solid 1px #AAA;}
#Footer {background-color:#CCC; border: solid 1px #AAA;}
.centerTable {background-color:#EEE; height:90%; width:100px; margin: 20px 0px;}
.centerTable td {text-align:center; vertical-align: middle;}
</style>
</head>

<body>

<div id="Header">Header</div>
<center>
    <table class="centerTable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1">
    <tr>
        <td>button 1 </td>
        <td>button 2 </td>
        <td>button 3 </td>
    </tr>
</table>
</center>
<div id="Footer"> Footer</div>

</body>
</html>

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Now you can change width of table in CSS.
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HagayMandel earned 1000 total points
ID: 37728291
Try this:

The CSS
    <style type="text/css">
<!--
#Header {
	background-color: #99CCFF;
	padding-top: 2px;
	padding-bottom: 2px;
	padding-left: 4px;
	font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
	font-size: 14px;
	border: 1px solid #000000;
}
#Footer {
	background-color: #99CCFF;
	padding-top: 2px;
	padding-bottom: 2px;
	padding-left: 4px;
	font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
	font-size: 14px;
	border: 1px solid #000000;
}
#table_div {
	border: thin solid #999999;
	padding-top: 25px;
	padding-bottom: 25px;
	margin-top: 30px;
	margin-bottom: 30px;
	text-align: center;
	margin-right: auto;
	margin-left: auto;
	width: 90%;
}
#table_div #myTable {
	margin-right: auto;
	margin-left: auto;
	width: 100%;
	margin-top: 20px;
	margin-bottom: 20px;
}
#myTable .td_button {
	border: thin solid #999999;
	padding-top: 5px;
	padding-bottom: 5px;
	background-color: #CCFF00;
	margin-top: 12px;
	margin-bottom: 12px;
	float: left;
	width: 25%;
	margin-left: 6.25%;
}
-->
    </style>

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The HTML

<div id="Header">Header</div>
<div id="table_div">
    <table id="myTable">
    <tr>
        <td class="td_button">button 1 </td>
        <td class="td_button">button 2 </td>
        <td class="td_button">button 3 </td>
    </tr>
</table> </div>
<div id="Footer"> Footer</div>

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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37730856
thanks; I will try it now.
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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37730888
Thanks; you both are cool.

BTW, how do you show the border of the table?

I will split points. Thanks again.
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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37730895
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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37730906
nvm; HagayMandel had the table borderlined. Thanks!
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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37731647
Hi HagayMandel,

a quick question; how do you change the Table width?
Tried several adjusting the 'width' in with the different selector in CSS and doesn't work.

Thanks!
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Author Comment

by:allanau20
ID: 37731706
nvm; thanks; figured it out.
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