From: "Casey Crookston" > The cells will resize without the image because HTML can not be trusted to > set its own width and height according to width and height tags. Did that > make sense? Yes! > In other words, just because you say <td with="x"> does not mean that the > width tag will be obayed, espiacly if you have content in other td's in the > same table. Experienced! > If you want to be absolutly sure that the table will remain in tact, then do > this: in PhotoShop create an image that is 72 DPI and 1 pixel wide by 1 > pixel high. Make sure it is an empty image with only a background (so that > it shows the grey checkers indidcating blank space.) Save this image as a > gif and call it what ever you want (i call mine dot.gif). What you have now > is a 1x1 transparent gif. > > Now, in your table, put this image in the td from which your sliced image > has been removed and size it to what ever you need. <img src="art.gif" > width="250" height ="1" border="0" alt="">. The image will not be seen, but > what ever is behind it will be seen. And you can stretch it to what ever > size you need, but it will not increase page download speed as its only a > 1x1 image. > > HTH, In fact, I am trying to keep the cell empty from any image. I want to type text in the cell. A 1x1 image is called a spacer. PS creates spacer images (if it feels any need) when a sliced image is saved. I already have many such (readymade) spacers. PS calls such an image "spacer.gif". -- Syed Zeeshan Haider. ----------------------------------- Allah says to Mankind: "Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye deny?"