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jon015
05-22-2008, 10:57 PM
Ok I have got an ok grasp of dreamweaver over the last few days. But I have one problem. Why is it when you put text in a cell does it leave such a big gap between the text and the cell border, this is with padding and border set to 0. It gets worse when you use a bigger font, my design looks rubbish and stretcted vertically because of these big gaps on my page. Also it can look ok in your layout page but when you view in your browser the gaps become a lot worse. You can not overlap tables and cells? so how do you get around this? Thanks

Death Dream
05-23-2008, 04:02 AM
Set the margin's to 0px.

~Death Dream~

d a v e
05-23-2008, 07:39 AM
the marginīs what? :)

jon015
05-23-2008, 12:18 PM
Set the margin's to 0px.

~Death Dream~

I set the margins to 0, this works with the table but not the individual cells? I have found a tutorial, that talks of layers, I think this is the only way for my design to work. It talks of browser compatibility with netscape(does anyone us that anymore?) and slow loading times. But the article was wrote in 2004, so today are these things still issues?

jon015
05-23-2008, 01:42 PM
I have read more on layers and there seems to be still the issue with monitor resolutions. I am using dreamweaver cs3, where layers are now called div tags, is it just the name they changed or will I still have the positioning problems with people using different monitor resolutions? I'm using tables by the way not CSS. Thanks

domedia
05-23-2008, 01:49 PM
Hi jon,
My list of browsers i usually develop for is IE6-7, FF1.5-2, Opera, Safari. If you're revamping a website, have a look at the server stats to see which browsers are used by your visitors.

You really shouldn't use tables to design a website, it's html tags meant for tabular data. DW ships with some CSS/HTML templates that you might learn from, or you can just look at any new tutorials online about making websites. They're most likely teaching how to make web standard websites and not table based layouts.

'Layer' was just DW's way of naming an absolutely positioned DIV tag

Death Dream
05-23-2008, 02:18 PM
the marginīs what? :)

Margins and Padding always change my text in some way shape or form when I'm coding my site, just tossed it out there.

~Death Dream~

Andromeda
05-23-2008, 08:38 PM
Margins and Padding always change my text in some way shape or form when I'm coding my site, just tossed it out there.

~Death Dream~

I think d a v e was teasing you about your punctuation. :wink:

d a v e
05-23-2008, 09:43 PM
that i was :)

edbr
05-26-2008, 02:30 AM
nice to see you back Karin, keeps us on our toes. :)

Andromeda
05-26-2008, 05:43 AM
nice to see you back Karin, keeps us on our toes. :)

Nice to know I was missed :grin:

I notice you've gone up in the world. You're a Platinum Member now!

edbr
05-26-2008, 06:08 AM
deference to my age I think

Andromeda
05-26-2008, 06:37 AM
deference to my age I think
domedia must be REALLY old then ;-)

domedia
05-26-2008, 07:32 PM
domedia must be REALLY old then ;-)
still in my thirties still.. which makes me young compared to some of our good members here ;)

Andromeda
05-26-2008, 08:41 PM
ok ok. Don't rub it in!! :)