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How to add a vertical line
antnicksmom




msg:4152384
 3:36 pm on Jun 14, 2010 (gmt 0)

I am trying to insert a single vertical line on my PTA page separating the two columns. [removed url]

I am not very familiar with html, so I am hoping someone can give me dummy proof directions.

This is the beginning of my page....

<table cellspacing="4" cellpadding="0" style="width: 200px; height: 3983px;" class="mediumWrap">
<tbody>
<tr>
<td class="leftMiddle"></td>
<td class="tableTemplateContent">
<div style="text-align: center;"><strong><img border="0" style="width: 308px; height: 94px;" src="/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/969287/Image/ovpta.gif" alt="" /></strong></div>
<strong>
<div style="text-align: center;"><img border="0" style="width: 279px; height: 179px;" alt="" src="/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/969287/Image/MickeyMagicWelcome.gif" /></div>
</strong>


Thank you so much!

[edited by: brotherhood_of_LAN at 10:33 pm (utc) on Jun 14, 2010]
[edit reason] Removed URL as per the ToS [/edit]

 

rocknbil




msg:4152410
 4:31 pm on Jun 14, 2010 (gmt 0)

1. Welcome aboard antnicksmom . . . .

2. Links are not allowed, see #13 TOS [webmasterworld.com]

3. Something is goofy with your PHP, it has session ID in the query string twice (not a big deal, but just having a session ID in the query string will get to be one if you care about search engine indexing)

4. border-right or border-left: You have a lot of issues going on with that page but simplified, something like this would work:

.left-bordered-cell { border-left:1px solid #000; }

then

<table>
<tr>
<td> content in a left cell</td>
<td class="left-bordered-cell"> Content in a right cell</td>
</tr>
</table>

antnicksmom




msg:4152575
 9:33 pm on Jun 14, 2010 (gmt 0)

Oh sorry! I had just wanted to show you what I meant. Thanks for the info. I will try it and see how it goes!

antnicksmom




msg:4152582
 9:46 pm on Jun 14, 2010 (gmt 0)

Ok, at the risk of sounding like a complete idiot here. Where does the information go? I put it in front of everything and didn't work. Then I put it in the middle and that didn't work. Am I doing something wrong?

Or do I replace something with this new code?

rocknbil




msg:4153100
 6:19 pm on Jun 15, 2010 (gmt 0)

Yeah that's kind of what I meant with

You have a lot of issues going on with that page


It may be a bit hard to find . . . put that code in a page by itself and see what it does. You should have


---------------
content|content
---------------


And note how the right-most column has the vertical border.

Now take this concept, and find out which column holds the right-most content in your page. Apply the style to that column. It's in there, somewhere, I couldn't find it in the daily time I allow for this site. :-)

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