[thelist] cannot set overflow for <td>, is wrapping content in <td> with another element the only way?

Zhang Weiwu zhangweiwu at realss.com
Tue Feb 19 00:27:12 CST 2008

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 06:23:45 -0500
"Nan Harbison" <nan at nanharbison.com> wrote:

> Is the data from the 'long and unimportant table cells' coming from a
> database, and is it text?


> If so, you could only grab as much as will
> fit into the table cell.
> Nan

The problem being not sure of how wide the cell should be, from the
server side. Also not sure about user's choice of font size and
typeface from server end. However this can be workaround-ed, it only
takes some time, so your solution is the best one if I cannot solve
it on CSS level.

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