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Thread began 9/28/2009 2:47 pm by Peterson Design Studio - jefferis | Last modified 9/30/2009 3:48 pm by Peterson Design Studio - jefferis | 1054 views | 3 replies

Peterson Design Studio - jefferis

IT looks worse in preview

contact.php

The page looks worse in preview than online. I set the fieldsets to 508 and the main column is 530 or thereabouts. I tried to create a 2 column layout in the design area, but gave up on that. Was way too complicated with the default widths of the fields. You need to add some 2 column templates to the mix. It would be nice to have first & last name fields fit across the top without wrapping, e.g., but in order to do that, the labels have to be above the fields instead of to the left.

I think the main problem is the width of the textarea fields. However, even putting the left column of the form to 200px did not move the right column fields to the left...

The instructions available online are not as thorough as they could be, and as you noted when you were helping me on web connect, the features are not well explained or intuitive. I tried to replicate what we were doing with 2 columns, but I could not find sufficient info in the PDF's.

Considering that any 2 column layout under 900px wide is going to create a problem for the default widths for CSS Forms, this makes using the templates difficult.

A 500 px wide template might be helpful as well.
Jeff

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