On Apr 29, 2011, at 9:14 AM, Claude Needham wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 6:59 AM, Michael Beaudoin <michael@ba-
> doyn.com> wrote:
>> I gave it a try and nothing happens.
>> I figured there would be an overflow needed, but I can't seem to
>> find the correct place. I'm still fuzzy about overflow. Will reread
>> the List Apart article I found.
> Suggest you revisit "Jukka K. Korpela's" response.
> I simply replaced 4col1 with fourcol1, 4col2 with fourcol2, etc.
> And the columns were suddenly behaving more or less as expected.
> Once the columns are lined up, you will have a couple of minor
> surprises to fix. But at least you will be on your way.
> If the code does not validate that should be handled. As in this case
> just fixing the validation parts will fix the behavior.
> Because of my background programming in other languages (such as perl)
> I have a habit of never using a digit as the first char of an id or
> class. Thus I had no idea how important that really was in css. Thanks
> for the opportunity to see how important this is.
Wow! I took off the leading digit and it works. I vaguely recall that
happening to me in Flash action scripting once but didn't think it
would carry over to css. I guess it's good programming in general to
not lead with a digit.
Thanks for the help to all. I knew it was something simple that makes
me look like a moron again. :-)
Skulking for cover now.
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