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Re: [vox-tech] img align=right weirdness in mozilla
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Re: [vox-tech] img align=right weirdness in mozilla



It works for me. Did you somehow figure out how to fix it, or is it 
still screwed up in your browser?

||/ Name           Version        Description
+++-==============-==============-============================================
ii  mozilla-browse 1.0.0-0.woody. Mozilla Web Browser - core and browser
ii  galeon         1.2.5-0.woody. Mozilla based web browser with GNOME look an


> ---ORIGINAL MESSAGE--- 
> Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 12:25:49 -0800
> From: Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net>
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: [vox-tech] img align=right weirdness in mozilla
> Reply-To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> 
> I just noticed that the news items on the front page of my
> http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/ site renders strangely.
> 
> Notice how each newsitem is indented on the right more and more.
> 
> I'm familiar with this oddness (from Netscape 4 and other browsers)
> when you have multiple images aligned the same way.
> 
> e.g., if there's not enough verticle clearance between them, they line up
> like so:
> 
>    -----. /\
>    --. /\ \/
>        \/
> 
> rather than:
> 
>    ----- /\
>    ---.  \/
>    --.   /\
>          \/
> 
> 
> The solution I was familiar with (and I could be wrong, seeing as it
> doesn't work in Mozilla; although it does seem to make all other browsers
> I've tried happy) is to use a "clear=all" attribute to a benign tag,
> like <br>:
> 
> 
> So, instead of having just this, which could cause the 2nd image to
> be crammed in further to the left:
> 
>   <img src="foo.png" align=right>
>   This text appears on the left of the FOO image.<p>
> 
>   <img src="bar.png" align=right>
>   This text appears on the left of the BAR image.
> 
> ... You have this:
> 
>   <img src="foo.png" align=right>
>   This text appears on the left of the FOO image.<p>
>   <br clear=all><!-- This magic keeps 'bar.png' aligned with 'foo.png' -->
> 
>   <img src="bar.png" align=right>
>   This text appears on the left of the BAR image.
>   <br clear=all><!-- a good habit -->
> 
> 
> However, as I said, this isn't working in Mozilla.
> 
> Instead, I'm getting:
> 
> 
>   # Tux Paint speaks Chinese - Jan. 6, 2003            ########
>   The latest release of Tux Paint includes a fix for   ########
>   printing in Windows, updated Spanish                 ########
>   documentation, and support for                       ########
>   Chinese (Simplified)!
>                                                           this horiz. rule
>   --------------------------------------------------  <-- doesn't extend
>                                                           all the way, either!
> 
>   # Tux Paint demos                       ########
>     in Northern California -              ########
>     Dec. 29, 2002                         ########
>                                           ########
>     Bill Kendrick, lead developer of
>     Tux Paint, will be demonstrating
>     Tux Paint at the January 9th
>     meeting of the Davis Mac Users
>     Group, the January 14th meeting
>     of the North Bay Linux Users'
>     Group in Sebastopol, and the
>     January 15th meeting of the
>     Sacramento PC Users' Group.
> 
>   ----------------------------------    <-- even worse!  more indented!
> 
>   # Tux Paint       ########
>     0.9.2 for       ########
>     Windows -       ########
>     Dec. 19, 2002   ########
> 
>     Last week's
>     release of Tux
>     Paint, and the
>     most recent
>     Stamps
>     collection are
>     available for
>     Windows.
> 
> 
> Notice that the images don't extend below the text at all in any of the
> blocks, so even WITHOUT a "<br clear=all>", the horizontal rules, and the
> text and right-align images below them should extend all the way to the
> right.
> 
> 
> What's up!?  Is it a bug in the version of Mozilla I'm using?
> Does anyone see the same weirdness in other browsers?
> (I don't in IE 5.x, Netscape 4.x, Konqueror 2.x, Opera 5.x.)
> 
> I'm using:
> 
>   Mozilla 1.0
>   Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.0)
>   Gecko/20020623 Debian/1.0.0-0.woody.1
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> 
> -bill!
> 

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