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View Full Version : Determining text width



bauhsoj
07-27-2006, 06:50 PM
How could I determine the width of text so that the DIV I wrap it in can be resized to exactly that width?

vwphillips
07-27-2006, 07:53 PM
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">

<html>

<head>
<title></title>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
<!--

function CkWidth(obj){
obj.style.width=(200)+'px';
while (obj.offsetHeight<obj.scrollHeight){
obj.style.width=(parseInt(obj.style.width)+2)+'px';
}
}

//-->
</script></head>

<body>
<div style="position:relative;overflow:hidden;width:200px;height:20px;" onclick="CkWidth(this);" >
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</div>
</body>

</html>



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