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Posted on 2013-01-31
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Hi having a nightmare with css, I am used to the old tables but want to do it in css

if the code below I want the footer to line up with the columns above. and the pink white and grey columns to grow together. how that make sense. just typed a load of rubbish to see if the grow.

Here is what I have so far:

<!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>Untitled Document</title>
<style type="text/css">
body{
      background-color: #09F;
      }
#Header {
      background-color: #039;
      height: 200px;
      width: 960px;
      position: relative;
      margin-left: auto;
      margin-right: auto;
}

#page {
      background-color: #FFC;
      height: auto;
      width: 960px;
      margin-left: auto;
      margin-right: auto;
      position: relative;
      overflow: auto;
      margin-top: 0px;
      margin-bottom: 0px;
}
#LeftNav {
      background-color: #C9F;
      height: 100%;
      width: 200px;
      position: relative;
      float: left;
}

#Main {
      background-color: #FFF;
      width: 560px;
      height: 100%;
      position: relative;
      margin-top: 0px;
      float: left;
}

#RightNav {
      background-color: #666;
      position: relative;
      width: 200px;
      height: 100%;
      float: right;
}

#Footer {
      background-color: #0FF;
      height: auto;
      width: 960px;
      position: relative;
      margin-right: auto;
      margin-left: auto;
      margin-top: 0px;
      margin-bottom: 0px;
      padding: 0px;
}
</style>
</head>

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

<div id="LeftNav">

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</div>
</div>
<div id="Footer">
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</div>
</body>
</html>
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Check out the css from one of the grid systems like blueprint.css  or 960.gs they will  make your life easier although you were on the right track.      I have updated sample code below working with blueprint.css and portions of your custom css and added min hight 100% and works in chrome http://jsbin.com/alajay/4/edit
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>

<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>JS Bin</title>
  <link href="http://www.blueprintcss.org/blueprint/screen.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

</head>
<body>
<div id="container">
  <div id="Header" class="span-24 last"> </div>
  <div id="page" class="span-24 last">
    <div id="LeftNav" class="span-5">
      <p>Left<br>
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    </div>
    <div id="Main" class="span-14">
      <p>Main</p>
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    </div>
    <div id="RightNav" class="span-5 last">
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    </div>
  </div>
  <div id="Footer" class="span-24">
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  </div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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css
body{
      background-color: #09F;
 min-height: 100%;
      }
#container{
 background-color:red;
 width:970px;
 margin-right:auto;
  margin-left:auto;
  
  
}
#Header {
      background-color: #039;
    
}

#page {
      background-color: #FFC;
 
}
#LeftNav {
      background-color: #C9F;
    min-height: 100%;
}

#Main {
      background-color: #FFF;
  min-height: 100%;

}

#RightNav {
      background-color: #666;
  min-height: 100%;
  
}

#Footer {
      background-color: #0FF;
   
}

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by:taz8020
ID: 38846474
Thank you had to change a few things but really helped.
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