Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-08-11 Thread Nathan de Vries
On 18/07/2008, at 7:45 AM, David Hucklesby wrote: Of course, there are several other ways to enclose floats that do not require that extra DIV. I would have thought that the method described by PIE [1] would be the only sane way to do this. -- Nathan de Vries [1]

RE: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-08-11 Thread Thierry Koblentz
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nathan de Vries Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 6:11 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height On 18/07/2008, at 7:45 AM, David Hucklesby wrote

RE: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-18 Thread michael.brockington
, 2008 10:46 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height Andrew Newman wrote re: using a DIV to enclose floats: a little more valid / semantic div.clearer {clear: both; line-height: 0; height: 0;} div class=clearernbsp;/div Of course

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-18 Thread kevin mcmonagle
its used as a shim. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry folks, but am I missing something here? Why do you think that it is important to stuff something invisible inside an (otherwise) empty div? Regards, Mike *** List

RE: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-18 Thread michael.brockington
@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height its used as a shim. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry folks, but am I missing something here? Why do you think that it is important to stuff something invisible inside an (otherwise) empty div? Regards, Mike

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-18 Thread kevin mcmonagle
Of kevin mcmonagle Sent: Friday, July 18, 2008 10:33 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height its used as a shim. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry folks, but am I missing something here? Why do you think that it is important to stuff

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-18 Thread David Hucklesby
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry folks, but am I missing something here? Why do you think that it is important to stuff something invisible inside an (otherwise) empty div? For some reason, Internet Explorer thinks an empty DIV - div/div - contains text, and may create an unwanted gap.

RE: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-17 Thread Thierry Koblentz
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of kevin mcmonagle Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 11:05 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height Thank you david, a tip from that article has me

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-17 Thread Andrew Newman
a little more valid / semantic div.clearer {clear: both; line-height: 0; height: 0;} div class=clearernbsp;/div On 17/07/2008, at 4:04 AM, kevin mcmonagle wrote: Thank you david, a tip from that article has me sorted. I put a div at the bottom of the rapper content like this: div

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-17 Thread kevin mcmonagle
Andrew Newman wrote: a little more valid / semantic div.clearer {clear: both; line-height: 0; height: 0;} div class=clearernbsp;/div On 17/07/2008, at 4:04 AM, kevin mcmonagle wrote: now i can validate. thank you -kevin

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-17 Thread David Hucklesby
Andrew Newman wrote re: using a DIV to enclose floats: a little more valid / semantic div.clearer {clear: both; line-height: 0; height: 0;} div class=clearernbsp;/div Of course, that will create an extra vertical space in the layout. If that space is unwanted, you could alternatively

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-16 Thread kevin mcmonagle
Thank you david, a tip from that article has me sorted. I put a div at the bottom of the rapper content like this: div class=clear/div .clear{clear:both} nice trick just kind of forces, but I still dont understand why the outer wrapper would'nt scale automatically with three columns

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-16 Thread Matijs
These days it's also known how to do a clear without an additional clearing div... try giving the troublesome div overflow:hidden en you should also be sorted. On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 8:04 PM, kevin mcmonagle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you david, a tip from that article has me sorted. I

[WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-15 Thread kevin mcmonagle
hi, I have a wrapper in that wont scale to its contained content/divs but there are no heights set in the divs that i can see. Is there something else that can cause this? -best kevin *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-15 Thread David Hucklesby
On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 15:08:47 +0100, kevin mcmonagle wrote: hi, I have a wrapper in that wont scale to its contained content/divs but there are no heights set in the divs that i can see. Is there something else that can cause this? - Yes. If the content has A.P. blocks or floats that are