By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
424,948 Members | 900 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 424,948 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

Not working in FF - working in IE!

P: 14
Hey all -

validated site not working in FF working fine in IE -

the top div's height isn't recognised AT ALL?

any suggestions?
Oct 12 '06 #1
Share this Question
Share on Google+
1 Reply

Expert 5K+
P: 7,435
Didn't we already go over this, perhaps elsewhere?

Your left, right and center divs are absolutely positioned which removes them from the normal flow. That is why the middle div collapses because it has no content and the three others rise up to the previous div. IE, in its numbskull way, automatically encloses those divs fooling you into thinking all is right with the world when, in reality, IE is wrong.

I don't have time right now to study your code but, if you want the middle div to enclose the three others, you will need to make sure it actually contains those three divs and then add overflow:auto; to the middle css. Right now, I'm not sure your middle div actually encloses the other three.

Never, ever design and test code in IE. It will screw you up more than anything else. Always, always use a modern browser like...anything but IE. Once your page is working, then we can adjust for IEs quirks and bugs.
Oct 12 '06 #2

Post your reply

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.