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Re: [css-d] Overlapping positioned <divs> problem

Sent by Paul Beakley on 30 May 2002 13:01

At 06:15 PM 5/30/02 +0100, you wrote:
>As you can see, when the content text runs shorter than my sidebar, the footer
>is pulled up and tucks behind the sidebar; any suggestions how I force the
>footer down so it runs below the longer of the two <div>'s - content or 
>- or do I simply cop out and make sure the text is always longer than the

Since you're already using absolute positioning, why not absolutely 
position the footer with a bottom: 0 or somesuch? If you place the footer 
<div> inside the content <div>, it'll still be otherwise constrained to the 
size of the'll just be forced to the bottom of the page each 
time (I think).

>While you're there, if you can see if the layout breaks in any browsers, or
>doesn't work with CSS off or in text browsers that would be great.

Groovy in IE6Win

Take care,



Paul Beakley
Z-Com Media Consulting & Design
Susan Z Communications
480.839.1300 vox
480.756.2469 fax
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