[thelist] Help with DIV problem

sandra sandra.miller1969 at ntlworld.com
Mon Jun 7 17:15:48 CDT 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua Olson" <joshua at waetech.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 9:11 PM
Subject: RE: [thelist] Help with DIV problem

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sandra
> > Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 3:56 PM
> > The site has a sideways scroll. It is a three column, CSS/DIV layout.
> >
> > The pages are at:
> >
> > http://www.saveinverclyderoyal.com/
> Sandra,
> I think the problem may lie in that you've broken what I consider the
> cardinal rule... never EVER put a set width on a div if you also specify
> of border, padding, and margin.

Thanks for the reply Joshua, is there a workaround for this - all the CSS I
know I've learned from the list over the years, I decided to make this site
as compliant as I could as a sort of challenge to myself. When I remove the
width from the CSS the divs overlap, and by removing margins they just look


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