Thanks Joshua, I'll try it. Regards, Alvaro Medina G. incomt65 at hotpop.com Santiago, Chile ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joshua Olson" <joshua at waetech.com> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 8:56 PM Subject: RE: [thelist] Percentage width v/s pixel paddings, margins andborders > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Alvaro Medina > > Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 2:44 PM > > > > > > Hello folks, have a lil CSS question : when working with > > percentage (%) widths (or heights) , and with pixel paddings and > > margins, can the width in % be tweaked to be x% minus the > > paddings and margins? can it be done something like "width : > > 100%-20px" or something? > > Alvaro, > > Sadly (and I mean that honestly), no. The best resort (and I think of it as > a hack) is to use two embedded divs... one to set the width, the other to > set the border, margin, and padding. > > Best of luck, > > <><><><><><><><><><> > Joshua Olson > Web Application Engineer > WAE Tech Inc. > http://www.waetech.com/service_areas/ > 706.210.0168 > > > -- > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !