Re: Using CSS to replace tables for positioning

by "Andrew Armstrong" <andrew(at)>

 Date:  Wed, 20 Mar 2002 23:31:04 -0000
 To:  <jami(at)>,
"Richard Lake" <relake(at)>,
 References:  dnsdomain
  todo: View Thread, Original
In nn6.2 the footer is top right, in NN4.7 text overlaps other text - but it
is notoriously difficult to make positioning work in NN4.7

Andrew Armstrong

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jami Moore" <jami(at)>
To: "Richard Lake" <relake(at)>; <hwg-techniques(at)>
Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 8:49 PM
Subject: RE: Using CSS to replace tables for positioning

> Ok, so I wanted to play with positioning, and now I have. Richard, take
> a look at this page in NN6 and tell me if it breaks. I spent about an
> hour and a half trying to just get the footer to show in the right
> spot.
> Also try:
> Same layout, just without specifying the float or anything.
> Unfortunately I don't have NN here at work (not any version, sorry), so
> I can't test this myself. If it doesn't work, please let me know, as I
> am trying out CSS positioning for the first time. I hope it helps.
> *Note: ignore the jabber, I was trying to see if all that text would
> break the design, and it didn't, even when I made my browser window
> very very small. But I tested it in IE5.5 only (WinNT 4.0, 1024x768
> res.)
> --
> Jami Moore

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