[thelist] HTML Layout

John C Bullas (soton.ac.uk relay) jcbullas at nildram.co.uk
Tue Dec 16 04:01:30 CST 2003

At 09:56 16/12/2003, you wrote:
>I have to make a layout with either HTML4 Strict or XHTML1 Strict (I
>guess it's more or less the same rules...) and target browsers are IE6
>and later versions of Firebird.
>I think the layout should be done pretty easily but I haven't managed to
>get it right. The spec is short:
>- One row (or box) that is 20px high and 100% wide
>- One row that fills the rest of the browser screen
>How do I accomplish this? It doesn't matter if tables or anything else
>is used. I just want to make it work

<table width="100%" border="0" height="100%">
     <td height="20px">Top row</td>
     <td>big row</td>

does this work...? or am I miles off (sorry if the reply is far too naive!)



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