Hello, I have a problem. I want a div element to be 90% the width of a cell in a table and 80% the height. The width bit works, but height doesnt.
I also want it to be centered in the cell. Doesnt work.
I also want there to be a verticle scrollbar when necessary.

so far i have:

#content {
height: 80%;
width : 90%;
margin-left: auto;
margin-right: auto;
padding: 5px;
text-align: center;
overflow: auto;

and I have set the html and body to have a 100% width and height.

The div scrolls in IE, but in firefox it expands downwards.
in firefox it is centered, but in IE it is not.
in firefox the height is auto (rather than 80%).

see http://www.nugit.co.uk/?dirr=1Home%2F1Products%2F1DVD+Players%2F2Portable

Thanks in advance.

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style and script tags should be in the head section of your document.
Clear up your validation errors and it should start working in more browsers.

Stylesheets should have a .css extension.
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.php">

I like having a php style sheet, works in firefox and ie... i could tell the server to parse css files, but it's not my server. Cheers for the help:)

Your 100%s and your entire font families should not be in quotes.

width: 100%;
width: "100%";

That was the only error flagged on the css sheet. The three warnings are there I think because you have all your fonts in one quotation. You can have them individually in quotes, but not the whole lot. You don't usually need them tho.

ahhh! nice one, thanks!

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