Clearing floats


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Clearing floats

Now that we have discussed the basics of floating elements on the page, we need to look at floating elements in a little bit more detail. Specifically we are going to explore the concept of clearing a float. Once you float an element, all other elements on the page underneath it, where they come after within a normal document flow, are affected by the float. In order to stop an element from affecting the rest of the elements on the page, you clear the float and sometimes it's very important that we clear our floats, especially when we are working with floats for layout. I am working with the floats_clearing.htm and you can find that in your Chapter 3, Example Files, if you are following along with me just go ahead and open that one up. We also want to explore the concept of how inline level elements respond to floats and compare that with the way that we know that, block level elements respond the floats. You can see at the top of the page, we have an element named Box 1 and if I c...

Clearing floats
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Clearing floats provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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