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IE6 cropping nested div

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I have a page set up like so:



<div1>HEADER -- sits at top</div1>


<div3>NAV BAR -- floats left and has a negative margin so it
appears to overlap div2 </div3>

<div4>RT BAR -- same as the NAV BAR except it's on the right

Main body copy

<div5>FOOTER -- clear: left -- sits at the bottom of my




The problem is that IE6 doesn't seem to appreciate negative margins.
Any part of a nested div that appears outside of the parent is cropped
off. I have no issues with any other browser. What gives?

My CSS looks like this:


margin-left: -12px;
margin-right: 10px;
margin-bottom: 5px;
width: 150px;
float: left;

margin-left: 10px;
margin-right: -12px;
margin-bottom: 5px;
width: 121px;
float: right;


If I'm being unclear, please let me know.
Jul 20 '05 #1
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