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    Right column does not extend all the way down to the footer & empty space on subpage

    Dear all,
    I have two problems with my website:
    http://www.pkwebservices.com/clients...eda/index.html

    1. The right column (dark grey) does not extend all the way down to the footer.
    I tried to:
    a. wrap the content and right column and apply a clear fix but it is not working.
    b. apply an overflow: hidden. I tried this in the #container but then the right column went too far down and covered the footer.
    c. create a basic clear class and add an empty div with that class after my content div, but it did not work.

    2. On the subpage "My Research", I have empty space between the book and the text underneath it. If I use #bookText with a top:-700px; it will eliminate the space but then add the extra space underneath the text.
    Maybe it has something to do with the speech bubbles?!

    Any insight on how I could solve this would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you for looking at my code!

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    Hello pkempf,
    For your column issue, make your CSS look like this once and see what you think:

    Code:
    #container {
        background-color: #ccc;
        margin: 0 auto;
        text-align: left;
        width: 955px;
    }
    #content {
        background: #E6E6E6;
        float: left;
        margin-left: 0;
        margin-top: 0;
        padding: 0 0 0 50px;
        width: 600px;
    }
    Another example of that can be seen here. You can study the CSS to see where the background color of the two columns comes from.


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    Your second issue, the huge gap between your image and your text, is caused by relatively positioning those p classes from the bottom. Instead, try making containing #aboutUs relative and absolute positioning those p classes from the top...something like this -
    Code:
    #aboutUs {
        float: left;
        padding-bottom: 15px;
        position: relative;
    }
    p.speech_Garcia {
        background-color: #FFFFFF;
        border: 5px solid #666666;
        border-radius: 30px;
        bottom: 750px;
        box-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #888888;
        font-family: "Palatino Linotype","Book Antiqua",Palatino,serif;
        height: 100px;
        left: 410px;
        line-height: 25px;
        padding: 10px 0 0;
    /*position: relative;
    bottom: 750px;*/
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;    text-align: center;
        width: 200px;
    }
    See a quick tutorial on positioning here.
    Last edited by Excavator; 11-21-2013 at 12:20 AM.
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    Dear Excavator,
    Wow! Everything works perfectly now.
    Many thanks for your help! Very greatly appreciated!
    Petra


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