Sarah Sweeney wrote: >> <snip> >> yes that works horizontally, but if you wanted something like a footer >> to go underneath those columns, there is no way of positioning it so >> that it would move down/up if the text was resized. I usually resort >> to having the footer inside the main column as a work around. > > > I think this was my primary reason when I originally decided not to use > absolute positioning anymore. There were probably other reasons, but I > think this was the primary one. Thanks for all the replies. Ah, but don't forget the joys of fixed positioning. Now if only IE supported it without having to use the IE7 hacks... K.