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Complex site design using only divs


From: Catherine Brys
Date: Dec 8, 2005 4:20AM


I am working on a new design for our site. I would like to use only <div>s
AND use the float attribute (no absolute or relative positioning).

Do you know any sites which have a grid layout (e.g. similar to
http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Business/) and use 'floating' <div>s only?

It seems hard to obtain a grid layout with 'floating' <div>s because one
<div> 'does not know' how high/wide its neighbours are. I don't want to use

Many thanks for your help!


Dr. Catherine M. Brys - PhD Eng
Library Web Services Administrator
- Library Web Site Accessibility and Usability Project -
Glasgow University Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QE, Scotland, UK
e: c.brys [at] lib.gla.ac.uk
t: +44 (0)141 330 6748
w: www.lib.gla.ac.uk/accessible