[thelist] cross browser <div> float weirdness

Robert Lee rob at rob-n-steph.net
Thu Aug 20 19:06:23 CDT 2009

Not sure what's causing the issue, but you may be find it easier to track
the issue down from the raw html. I have used this trick in the past with
dynamic content:

Grab the html from view / source and use it to create a new test html page
in a location that can see the theme and images (the root of the site should
do) You can also do a quick search and replaces to get the full URL to
images and what not, in order to test on the local machine.

Then you can tweak that one html page and quickly see if something (like
breaking the line up) does indeed change the layout. 

If I'm not clear post and I'll try to do a better job explaining what I


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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of John Corry
Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:39 PM
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Subject: Re: [thelist] cross browser <div> float weirdness

That, unfortunately, is part of the output from Joomla's templating
I guess I could go dig through the template files to see if I can find where
that's happening and add some line breaks...but that seems like sort of a
long shot for fixing my problem.


On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 7:31 PM, m riedel <matt at ledeir.com> wrote:

> The only thing that I see that is troubling (at least to my eye) is the
> long
> unbroken line beginning at <ul class="menutop"> (sorry, no line numbers -
> got lazy). IE will render differently if things are on one line versus
> multiple lines.
> What this has to do with  messing up the image order is beyond me, but
> learned to expect the unexpected in cross-browser/cross-platform HTML.
> Also, the long line makes it hard to manually parse and debug. [yes, I
> the white beard, but no red suspenders!]

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