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Clear Float

Aug 10, 2012 8:50 AM

Tags: #adobe #mac #cs5.5 #dreamweaver #code #html5

Do I need this on my page?


<br class="clearfloat"><!-- This clearing element should immediately follow the #mainContent div in order to force the #container div to contain all child floats -->


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    Aug 10, 2012 9:00 AM   in reply to kcfi

    Have you checked the page in all the modern browsers? If it displays how you require it to then you don't need it.

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    Aug 10, 2012 9:15 AM   in reply to kcfi

    kcfi wrote:


    I see now on my other pages where I do have floats in the main div that it is necessary, so I'll just leave it on all my pages. I don't think it can hurt.


    Yes, if you have floated elements like <divs> on your pages then a clearing solution which directly follows those <divs> is usually needed.

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