On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 09:20:56AM -0400, Al wrote:

> PJ wrote:
>> I know of no better place to ask. This may not be strictly a PHP issue,
>> but...
>> I am busting my hump trying to format rather large input pages with CSS
>> and trying to avoid tables; but it looks to me like I am wasting my time
>> as positioning with CSS seems an impossibly tortuous exercise. I've
>> managed to do some pages with CSS, but I feel like I am shooting myself
>> in the foot or somewhere...
>> Perhaps I am too demanding. I know that with tables, the formatting is
>> ridiculously fast.
>> Any thoughts, observations or recommendations?
> It appears this thread has neglected to mention the "display" property 
> values
> that emulate table elements, e.g., table-row, table-cell, etc. As in:
> <div class="cell"> where *.cell{display:table-cell}.  Thus, one can make a
> complete table without once ever using table tags <table>, <td> etc.
> Personally, using the display table properties to avoid using table tags 
> has
> left me a bit puzzled. But, I just figured I was overlooking something.
> Can some one educate me on this point.

According to my Visibone cheatsheet, the attributes you're talking about
are "unimplemented W3C features".


Paul M. Foster

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