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saeed
07-17-2007, 08:33 AM
hello,
I've been going through really hard time now. I want to make a web template... that fits perfectly on IE and FF ... I donno about the screen resolution n stuff but i dont want any horizontal scrollbar on my website.

Please click here (http://www.pcdc.org.pk/sample/index.html) to view wht i did uptil now...

now as u can see white space on the top-right side of the screen. I want to cover tht as well. I can use any image there coz of different resolution .. I tried background attribute of <td> as well but its not giving me the results the way i want.

Am using Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Image Ready for this Template.

any tutorial / online article related to Making Web Layout - browser and resolution compatible will be a great help.

thanks very much,

Saeed.

NancyJ
07-17-2007, 09:42 AM
Stop using photoshop and image ready to build webpages. You will learn a lot and be a better designer for it.
Start here: http://www.w3schools.com Start with the html and css tutorials.
You might also want to look at http://www.csszengarden.com

saeed
07-17-2007, 12:16 PM
hi hazel... thanks for your reply.
I badly need to fix this template ... time is runnin out and I cant delay it anymore ... any help tip or software recommended ?

btw... wht softwares u're using for Web Layouts ?

Saeed.

srule_
07-18-2007, 03:24 AM
You should really consider Learning HTML & CSS as NancyJ mentioned. It is honestly much easier then learning all this fancy software. I started with dreamweaver and it's design view features to make web-sites. I was finally talked into learning css/html and before i knew it i could make sites that load faster and are visually more exciting!

Anyway on to your problem. without looking at your current HTML i can suggest this:

1. Make an image that is the height u want and the color gray you need, however make the width only 1px.

2. save this image as anything u want. later in the code i have insterted it as ""your_image_here.gif"

3. in your html file loacate the closing head tag ex: </head>

just above the </head> type the following


<style type="text/css">

body {
background: url("your_image_here.gif") repeat-x top left;
}

</style>


4. preview in a browser. if it does not work make sure the code is looking for your image in the right folder.

watsonr
08-07-2007, 08:47 AM
as what i've learned just yesterday, it would be great if we can learn CSS. :thumbsup:



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