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inline frame center alignment

Here is the page, http://lakecountyshoppingguide.com/latestissue/default.html .  I have an inline frame with a flash slide show embedded.  I am trying to center it in the page but it just stays left justified in IE and Firefox.  It is centered in Chrome.
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InsoftserviceCommented:
Do you have access to the iframe code?
If not then we can't do any thing for it
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Chris StanyonCommented:
You can't change the content of the iFrame, but you can change the dimensions of the iFrame itself, and it will centre.

<iframe style="width: 800px; height: 600px;" src="../nov2013/shoppingguide/shoppingguide.swf" name="I1" marginwidth="100" id="I1">
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</iframe>

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northernknightAuthor Commented:
Yes, I have access to the iframe code.
I can center the  iframe but the flash slide show is left justified.  I need to be able to center the slide show.
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Chris StanyonCommented:
Your whole page is a little off throughout. The iFrame is wrapped in a 900px wide P tag, which is wrapped inside a 570px wide column1 DIV. The actual Flash movie inside your iFrame is set to a width of 100%, but this won't scale it - it just adds white space to the right. You can't centre an element that is 100% wide.

There are several ways of acheiving what you want - you could centre the P in the DIV, you could centre the iFrame in the P, or you could centre the Flash movie in the iFrame.

Which ever method you choose, you will need to sort out your widths.

To centre the iFrame, remove the width and float from #column1. Then change the width of your iFrame from 900px to 800px. That will centre the iFrame. There is no such thing as float:centre so remove that from your iFrame.
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Chris StanyonCommented:
If you want to centre the slideshow within the iFrame, then in the page that contains it, change the width from 100%  to 800px and add a text-align:center to the <body> tag
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northernknightAuthor Commented:
The auto-style1 has the text align center tag in it already.  I think I need to redo the flash show to not have the 100%

The column tag is site wide and is in the master template and css.  The last flash show I had in there was centered, but I just changed it.  So I will take a look at the new one.
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Chris StanyonCommented:
Yes - the auto-style1 does have text-align:center, but you also set that paragraph to a width of 900px, so the content is centred within that width.

Having a site-wide column that is 570px wide, and trying to force 800px wide content into it will always cause you problems. You may need to re-think that part.

Probably the easiest thing to do here is to chagne the width of P tag to 970px, and then change the width of your iFrame to 800px;

That will centre the whole thing
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InsoftserviceCommented:
agree with @ChrisStanyon

Try to add below lines in iframe. might might might help

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
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northernknightAuthor Commented:
So I changed the margins but it still only centers in Chrome but not IE and Firefox.
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Chris StanyonCommented:
Looks centred to me - tested in Firefox, Chrome and IE - centred in all of them

Maybe clear your cache and try again.
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