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From: Keith Parks
Date: Jan 10, 2008 9:20AM


On Jan 10, 2008, at 7:43 AM, Harlan, Jane E. wrote:

> I've been working on a web page for a newsletter that will be e-
> mailed, using CSS (admittedly as a novice) to create the 2-column
> layout. The layout was intact when I received test messages from
> myself in Outlook 2003. I just got Outlook 2007, and the same page
> e-mailed does not preserve the 2 column layout. Mailing myself a
> few pages from some accessibity web sites, I notice there is the
> same problem. But if a page uses tables for layout, it works fine.
> Any advice?
>

Use tables for layout.(?)

This article describes the layout regression of Outlook 2007...

<http://www.campaignmonitor.com/blog/archives/2007/01/
microsoft_takes_email_design_b.html>

Of particular note: "No support for float or position - Completely
breaking any CSS based layouts right from the word go. Tables only."

HTH,

Keith

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Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Student Affairs Communications Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7444
(619) 594-1046
mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED>
http://www.sa.sdsu.edu/communications

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