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- Annoying image overflow
April 12, 2007, 2:58 pm
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Having a major annoying problem. I have a top strip which is say 15px
high and have an image which I want to overflow the line into the next
div/span etc below.
Firefox does it perfectly, I.E. forces the span containing the image
to the images height.
Another posting somewhere else suggesting setting the image to
display:block but that doesnt work.
Any thoughts on how to get around this?
Re: Annoying image overflow
Display:block won't help with that, no. What you describe is just an
IE bug. Depending on the rest of the page, you could give the image
position:absolute, but it will not only get past the bottom border of
your "top strip", but it will also be ignored by anything else on the
page. I can imagine that if you know the size of the image beforehand,
you can place a left floated empty div in the right size in the next
"strip", so that text will *seem* to flow around the absolutely
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