[thelist] CSS vs tables

Jay Greenspan jay at trans-city.com
Tue Mar 12 13:22:01 CST 2002

> On 09:43 AM 3/12/2002, Andrew Shiel said to me:
>> I have read and understand all the arguments in favour of style sheets
>> over tables for layout. I've been trying to string together a style
>> sheet
>> that will provide a "typical" tabled layout, with a title/navigation
>> bar
>> across the top, a side menu on the left, and a main area where text
>> goes.
>> Possibly a box of some kind to the right and a footer.
>> I'm getting nowhere. Can someone show me an example of something like
>> this?
> Eric Costello has the best collection of CSS layout templates:
> <http://www.glish.com/css/>

Eric also did an article for Apple's Internet Developer site on this
very topic:


In the article he re-codes the Internet Devloper site's home page to use
CSS instead of tables.


More information about the thelist mailing list