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I don’t really see how calc benefits you here as you know what dimensions you need as you have them all in percent. If on the other hand you wanted to take 30px away from 33.33% for example then calc() would be useful.

I don’t like all those decimal points as css was never meant to be used that way and browsers aren’t exactly brilliant at handling those fractions anyway. :)

I assume you were doing something like this.

However calc() isn’t really necessary as you could resolve those calculations beforehand anyway. If on the other hand you wanted a 30px gutter on a fluid layout then you could use calc (e.g. for 3 columns calc((100% – 60px) / 3)).

Or did I miss the point :)

Our posts crossed.:)