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 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 in an inner wrapper with no heights set anywhere /unless /the
>  outerwrapper was floated left or right itself......
>
> -best
> kevin
>
>
> David Hucklesby wrote:
>
>> 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 not "contained"
>> then the containing DIV might not expand.
>>
>> If the problem is due to floats, there are several methods available
>> for "containing" them here:
>>
>>  <http://www.digital-web.com/articles/web_design_101_floats/>
>>
>> Cordially,
>> David
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
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