[thelist] Three column site collapsing in IE

Toby toby at creativefibre.co.uk
Tue Dec 19 05:48:16 CST 2006

Not sure if you have seen this before but I expect it will help you if you
haven't yet!



> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-
> bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Alastair Campbell
> Sent: 19 December 2006 11:44
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] Three column site collapsing in IE
> > On 12/19/06, James Fishwick <fishwick at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > I'm trying to put together a three column site...
> Ben has a good point in trying to make a cut-down version. (I
> cross-browser test at two main stages, once when the layout is getting
> there, and then a main session at the end.)
> I'm afraid I don't have time to look in depth, but a brief squize
> shows that you've got the sidebar absolutely positioned, and the nav
> floated. I would recommend going either with floats (see "the one true
> layout" or the CSS-D wiki for examples), or using absolute positioning
> for both columns (if you're sure you won't get overlap).
> You might also try the YUI grids, which now do similar layouts to what
> you are attempting.
> Sorry I couldn't spot a a quick fix.
> -Alastair
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