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  • # November 12, 2008 at 8:59 am

    In many designs, we have two column. One for main content and the other is for sidebar. So, I float one to the right and the other to the left. Imagine that we apply a background to them. The problem is here that the height of main_content and the height of sidebar is not equal. My english is not good so see this as an example :? :
    [img]http://saheran.persiangig.com/err_screenshot.jpg[/img]

    In css2 the display:table technique can solve this but it’s not supported by IE less than 8. :(
    (sorry. I know it’s a very simple question but I didn’t know what should I search in the internet to find the answer. and, sorry for my English.)

    # November 13, 2008 at 7:41 am

    The problem is that I don’t know how much the height of main_content would be. It depends on how much content will be there. If the content in main_content be more than the sidebar, the sidebar background doesn’t apply.

    # November 13, 2008 at 9:34 am

    Cool I’ve been working on something for my splash page, same sorta concept.
    This should sort you out:
    http://johnsbeharry.com/lab/code/bottom-footer.html

    # November 15, 2008 at 8:30 am

    it’s not working… give them height: 100%;
    Here, I want to make the two floated elements to have equal height. how to do this? when their content is not enough to be make the height equal.

    # November 15, 2008 at 8:52 am

    html, body and the container must be 100% height as well. Can you show me your code it would be helpful as well

    # November 20, 2008 at 10:18 am

    It’s not working too!
    Can I send you the whole code?

    # November 22, 2008 at 9:16 am

    Thanks Chris! I really appriciate it.
    Thank you.

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