[thelist] CSS problem with divs

Darrell King darrellgking at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 19:37:15 CDT 2007

Are you floating elements inside the container? That can have varying
effects on the way the outer div renders.


On 8/13/07, Kevin Stevens <kjs at ratking.co.uk> wrote:
> Apologies if this comes through twice, I still haven't received it after
> 3 hours
> I have finally decided to leave the dark side and start using CSS for
> positioning instead of tables. It's going pretty well but I am having a
> few problems, particularly the difference between position: absolute and
> position: relative, but I'm sure I'll grasp it eventually. I would
> appreciate some help on this though. As I understand this (or not, as
> the case may be!) I have got a container box, with a background image,
> and I place the other divs inside it. This works fine in IE, but in
> Firefox the content div does not force the bottom of the container div
> down so the background image stops short. Despite IE doing what I think
> it should be doing it is leaving a small gap at the bottom of the navbar
> div and the position: fixed doesn't work either, although I think this
> is a bug in IE.
> So, should the container stretch to the size of the div? And where is
> the space at the bottom of the navbar coming from in IE? The site in
> question is http://www.ratking.co.uk
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> Kevin Stevens
> kjs at ratking.co.uk
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