how to style a 2-column?

Posted on 2014-10-29
Last Modified: 2014-10-29
Please see the attached jpg file.  The small div on the left is a fixed size image, 42X40,.  the larger div on the right will contain text that could grow longer if needed.  the space between the 2 div area will be 10px.

I tried putting a outer div to enclose these 2 div but still doesn't work right.  Appreciate some help here.   Because it's Intranet, I'm not able to provide url here.
Question by:lapucca
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    <div style="width:42px;height:40px;margin-right:10px"></div>
    <div>Lorem ipsum
        <br>Lorem ipsum
        <br>Lorem ipsum

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div {
div div {
    border:1px solid gray;

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ID: 40411674
Hi, I don't need borders.  The box is intended to show as div area.  What is your 2nd example code for?

I currently uses the same as your 1st example.  However, I have style sheet classes as follow.
.evnts-image {
    margin-right: 10px; float: left;
.events-text {


            <div class="evnts-image">
               <img src="/PublishingImages/Portal/Calendar%20icons/img1.png" alt=""/>
            <div class="events-text">
               <strong>This is a title</strong><br/> Some text about this event that should be able to grow. </div>
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Expert Comment

ID: 40411690
The border is so you can see the divs.
There is only one code sample - the HTML and the CSS - look at the fiddle

Author Closing Comment

ID: 40411738
Very cool.  Thank you.

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