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Stupid Safari css table alignment difference

Sent by Gunlaug_Sørtun on 17 September 2005 21:09


Marc Wolfgram wrote:

> There are two identical pages, simple dog pedigree charts. Since the  
> dogs are brother/sister, the data is identical except for the names  of 
> the dogs in the page <h1> and table <h5> tags. On one page the  table 
> centers in my internal div block properly, the other page left  
> justifies it. This is only in Safari and has been driving me nuts.

> Good page:
>     http://www.moadobes.com/cresteds/ref/ginger.html
> Bad page:
>     http://www.moadobes.com/cresteds/ref/poptart.html 

> Any ideas?

Haven't seen that one before, but one cure for it seems to be to add 
'clear: both;' to the h1.

> Also, if anyone has any brilliance on a way to move this structure  from 
> tables to pure css, I'd be interested in hearing more. These are  a PITA 
> to do in tables but I cringe at the thought of what CSS magic  I'd need 
> to perform to eliminate them.

Well, that layout in a table doesn't make much sense when linearized, IMO.

Not sure how to recreate the look, but the closest I know of is to use 
nested lists. Example: <http://www.gunlaug.no/contents/toc_7a.html>

regards
	Georg
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