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Thread: Problem with consistent page centering and IE compadiability problem

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2010

    Problem with consistent page centering and IE compadiability problem

    Hello everyone.

    I am quite new to web development and I have been working on my first website. I have a slight problem with my page centering correctly when I resize the browser window. You see, I have an image to the left of my banner, that is held in a css container of the appropriate width. I have experimented with overflow:hidden and I have been out of luck. I also do not want a horizontal scroll bar to appear because an image or the flash banner is out of bounds.

    I have tried html { overflow:hidden; } ...and that works, but it also hides everything that is vertical as well. I have also tried placing overflow:hidden; on the container that refers to the header id in my html file.

    Problem #2:
    I am having a browser compatibility issue with how my content is displayed in IE7 or below. My page displays fine in IE8, Firefox 3+, Chrome, Opera, and Safari. IE7 placed the bottom shadow box image of my page content at the very top.

    Here are screenshots that describe my problems. Can anyone please help, I have spent a few hours trying to solve this and I'm sure it's a simple fix whatever it is.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Without your css and html, its a bit difficult to explain why this is happening,

    firstly, im assuming you have that scroll bar because you have given your website a height that is bigger then the browser window.

    Also to centerize stuff you can use: (depending on the browser)

    If you post back with your html / css then ill have another look at your problem.

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