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Thread began 12/16/2009 12:01 pm by mr hankey | Last modified 12/17/2009 1:21 am by mr hankey | 2259 views | 4 replies


Yes, setting page-width to 100% works for wide-screen too. Whether you use percentage or fixed widths for the other divs is up to you - it depends on what you want the page to look like.

For instance, a left-column is often used for a vertical sub-menu and perhaps some information or advertising boxes, so as these would most likely be fixed widths themselves, you would probably want that column to be a fixed width (not a percentage of the total).

You may want the header and footer to be 100% widths, but have the content area a fixed width and centred. The best thing would be to try various different layouts using CSS Sculptor just to see what you can do with it.

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