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vertical line -- HTML

Posted by Doublem (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 14, 01 at 19:04

I know how to get a horizontal line

But does anyone know what the tags are for a vertical line?

TIA

Marian


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

there are no tags for a vertical line. the only way i know is to use a gif picture that is a line.

JamesS


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

Thanks, James,

Perhaps I can accomplish what I'm trying to do with tables.

Marian


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

Here is site that might help.

Here is a link that might be useful: Webmaster


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

Thanks, KenE,

That's just what I needed :)

I had something similar in mind, but this is much better.

Thanks, again

Marian


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

If you are using a single color line, you can try to force a size to it. If - for example - your GIF file name is red.gif, try this:
img width="2" height="1000" src="red.gif"
Put the above sentence in <> brackets


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RE: vertical line -- HTML

Doublem, you might find the following link interesting...scroll down near bottom of page.

Joy

Here is a link that might be useful: PageTutor (lesson 11)


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RE: vertical line --- HTML

Ron and Joy,

You both came up with the same solution.

This is how well it works :)


Thank you!

Marian


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I have coded a verticle line with a nested table. You can see the code here:

http://www.tloffman.com/vertline.txt

I left the borders set to 1 so you can see what the tables look like. To get rid of the borders set border=0 in both the outer and inner table. To vary the position of the line change the td width=25% to any percentage you like. You can also change the color of the line by changing the bgcolor="anycolor". Play with this code and you might want to use some version of it. Nested tables are very handy, but you should always include comments so you can see what's going on and not get lost.

Tom


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