[thelist] variable width centered

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 17:12:49 CDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Jon Hughes <hughesj at firemtn.com> wrote:
> Howdy List,
>  I'm running into many walls here, and I cannot seem to find a workable
>  solution.

>  Now, this works great for 90% of my pages. The problem is, 10% have a
>  width larger than 850px (due to images or something else)
>  I could just increase #mainWrapper and #column2 width, but the problem
>  with that is then the column1 jumps around from page to page. If I leave
>  the width as is, every page you go to (that has content under 850px) the
>  column1 stays in the same spot.
>  So my question is:  How can I allow more content in the #column2 div,
>  without moving #content1 from its current location?

Can you add an extra class when you know that the content will be
wider than 850px?

Otherwise you could add overflow:hidden to crop the extra width - this
could be on a child element.
Ben Morrison

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