How have text wrap 2 column?

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by Cirene, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. Cirene

    Cirene Guest

    I have a aspx page that has alot of text. The client asked me to make the
    text fit in 2 columns.

    I tried using a 1 row, 2 column table, which seems fine, but because IE and
    Firefox display the text a little different sometimes it seems to wrap funny
    (not at the same point).

    Is there a more "fluid" solution that will wrap the text into 2 columns
    automatically? Or is tables, or CSS the only way to go?
     
    Cirene, Aug 6, 2008
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  2. Cirene

    darrel Guest

    > Is there a more "fluid" solution that will wrap the text into 2 columns
    > automatically? Or is tables, or CSS the only way to go?


    CSS3 will support it, but who knows when browsers will.

    In the interim, you'd need to use javscript.

    In general, though, most folks agree that reflowing text into multiple
    columns isn't very usable on the web.

    -Darrel
     
    darrel, Aug 6, 2008
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  3. Cirene

    bruce barker Guest

    safari and lastest firefox support css column flow.

    -- bruce (sqlwork.com)


    "darrel" wrote:

    > > Is there a more "fluid" solution that will wrap the text into 2 columns
    > > automatically? Or is tables, or CSS the only way to go?

    >
    > CSS3 will support it, but who knows when browsers will.
    >
    > In the interim, you'd need to use javscript.
    >
    > In general, though, most folks agree that reflowing text into multiple
    > columns isn't very usable on the web.
    >
    > -Darrel
    >
    >
     
    bruce barker, Aug 7, 2008
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