View Full Version : how to make buttons stay where they are?

11-01-2005, 12:15 PM
i thank the person who posted help for me regarding this before although i didnt understand it. i need to get my flash buttons to stay where they are when i enter text. can someone please help me. if a simpler way than html coding for this. i am a newbie and would appreciate some help very much. i heard tables are the best way to enter the text and if so can i do it so the buttons do not move down when i start a new line.
thank you in advance, anyone who will reply to this

11-01-2005, 12:30 PM
do you know how to create a table in DW

11-01-2005, 12:38 PM
yeh i can make a table but i cant stop the buttons on the side from going down as i enter the text

11-01-2005, 12:44 PM
if you highlight the cell which your button is in then align the contents of this cell to TOP

I am guessing that you have it aligned to middle and as you add text the table is expanding which changes the location of the button

11-01-2005, 12:50 PM
i know i must be a pain to ask but cud u be more specific what i go 2. anymore help would be great

11-01-2005, 12:54 PM
i have just sorted it. thanx for your help :D

11-01-2005, 12:55 PM
ok well i thought i did but the 2nd button now keeps going down, first 1 is stayin put but rest arent :(

11-01-2005, 12:56 PM

you have a table on your page

if you highlight a cell (box within the table) then look at the properties (panel in dreamweaver at the bottom of your screen) you should see the options Horz and Vert
change the vert to Top

i would upload an image to help but we are having trouble with this upload function

PM me your email address and i will send the image

11-01-2005, 01:19 PM
just sent u a message with my email

11-01-2005, 01:25 PM
connect to msger

11-01-2005, 01:57 PM
here is the table example

paste this into your web page

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>

<table width="599" height="292" border="0">
<td height="37" colspan="3"><div align="center">place your banner in here </div></td>
<td width="167" valign="top">place your buttons in here </td>
<td width="331"><div align="center">content here</div> </td>
<td width="87">content here </td>