I'm going to assume that because no one responded (not that I
could see, anyway) to my earlier post, that what I'm after with CSS is
impossible. It is possible with tables, though, which seems less
efficient, but at least I get the effect I'm after.
Just in case anyone missed the earlier post, I'll describe what
I'm after. But this time I'll describe it in terms of how I'd do it with
tables. Set the table to 100% height. Make three rows. Top row has a
height of 80 pixels (for example). Center row is automatic height.
Bottom row is 50 pixels. This is a nice layout for a page because if you
have very little text in the middle row, you can have footer graphics in
the bottom row that stick to the bottom. But if you have a lot of text,
the bottom row is pushed down, so that you see it when you scroll to the
end of the text, and you know you're at the end because you have a
This kind of layout is demonstrated here, on one of my sites:
Everyone keeps saying that with CSS you can have completely
table free design. I guess that's a bit of an exaggeration.
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