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Need help transitioning to CSS instead of Tables

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I am in the process of converting a web page over to XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS, as opposed to using tables for layout. I think I am almost there, but I am having issues with borders, some strangely positioned li elements, and a flash component that doesn't seem to work quite right.

The page itself is located at:
http://scansystems.intentdrivenwebs.com/Index.html

My CSS stylesheet is here:
http://scansystems.intentdrivenwebs....stylesheet.css

Here's a list of the problems in greater detail:
  • Borders: In IE7, the border for #menuOperatingDivs edges itself into the #header-bottom section. This does not seem to occur in Firefox.
  • LI Elements: I have the LI elements positioned correctly in IE7, but when I open the page in Firefox, they are indented too far.
  • Flash Animation: I am using a javascript file to open a flash animation (so that I lose the "Click to Activate" message in the page). It works fine in IE7, but Firefox doesn't display the animation

Thanks for your help. I'm trying to convince my boss that CSS is the way to go, but I've spent 3 days now working on this page, and all he sees is that it would have taken 2 hours tops using tables.
May 7 '07 #1
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drhowarddrfine
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For the second problem, IE uses margins while Firefox uses padding for lists. The easiest solution is to set both to what you want them to be.

The third problem needs to be asked on the javascript board.

The first I'll look at eventually but today is a horrible day for me.
May 7 '07 #2

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