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Floating a Div Over a Table Is it safe to use divs with tables? Bluetuna msg:1188053 10:22 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0) I have heard that one should stay away from using divs in tables, but, is it safe to use a div that floats over a table in the same page? Is there reasons why this is not ideal? Do some browsers not like it? Any help would be great! Thanks
Nick_W msg:1188054 10:24 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
Don't see any problem with it. Have you tested it?
Bluetuna msg:1188055 10:28 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
It works fine in NN7 (Mac), IE 5.2 (Mac) and NN 4 (Win). That is all I have tested it with. NN4 (Win) does expand the text a bit, but that was expected. I just want to know if anyone has run into any problems doing this. Nick_W msg:1188056 10:33 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
Call me sloppy but if it works on IE5.2(mac) and NN4 then I'd say it was a done deal. Those 2 browsers are the main cause of grey hair, lack of sleep and trashed computers in te Wilson household ;)
Bluetuna msg:1188057 10:43 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
Nick, thanks for your help. Have you have any luck using divs with AOL? Nick_W msg:1188058 10:45 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
Never had the opportunity to test on it. But they run on either IE or NS6+ don't they?
Bluetuna msg:1188059 10:54 pm on Jan 6, 2003 (gmt 0)
Yes, but some of the old versions have built in browsers (I think mostly mac versions of AOL) Here is a link to AOL Browser Compatibility: