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Re: [css-d] How to center a list

Sent by Rijk van Geijtenbeek on 27 January 2002 11:11


On Saturday, January 26, 2002, Chris wrote:


C> Hello all. Here's a basic question, Eric!

C> I have an unordered list on my homepage at
C> http://www.TheBicyclingGuitarist.net/
C> On 800x600, it looks fine as is. However at higher resolutions it is
C> decidedly towards the left side of the screen whereas everything else is
C> nicely centered and nicely flows from widest at the top of the page to a
C> lonely little link all by itself at the very bottom of the page.

C> Question: how should I move this list over? Should I use a class with
C> different margin settings? Should I use a text-align for the list (is that
C> allowed?)? I don't want every line in the list to be individually centered.
C> I want the whole list to be moved over as is.

CSS doesn't make that easy. See
http://allmyfaqs.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Center_with_CSS
for possible solutions.

You should somehow constrain the width of the UL element, and then you
use apply "margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" to center the list.


Greetings,
 Rijk                            [EMAIL-REMOVED]

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