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Can someone PLEASE PLEASE tell me why this page is working in Firefox and Chrome but produces a column of text in internet explorer version 8 / 9 rather than the correct lines and breaks
mailshot.html
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First is that you have an incomplete DOCTYPE, you only have the first half which may cause IE to render that page in 'quirks' mode..  http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html

W3C also says that <spacer> is a 'non-conforming element' and not to use it.  http://www.w3.org/wiki/HTML/Elements/spacer

Are you really using Adobe Go-Live?
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no - this is a page that I am trying to edit. It was created by someone else.
I use dreamweaver and notepad

Would it be better if I started from scratch and used div elements ?
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"Would it be better if I started from scratch and used div elements ? "

Oh yes, it's a piece of... what you don't want.  Just do something else that works.
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thanks - I have recreated the page and all working fine now
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Good for you.  Thanks for the points.
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