User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 You can see the #nav (float: left;) and #content (float: right;) appear -outside- the bounds of the parent div tag. The parent div tag is not resizing to correctly contain the floating child div tags. The desired result is produced by IE6, fyi. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a DIV 2. Withing that DIV create a child DIV 3. Set the child DIV to float left or right Actual Results: The parent DIV does not resize to include the size of the floating child DIV Expected Results: The parent should resize to include the size of the child DIV
Blocks are not supposed to resize to contain overflowing floats.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
*** Bug 272771 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
(In reply to comment #1) > Blocks are not supposed to resize to contain overflowing floats. I don't believe this is true. See the lengthy discussion on bug 209694.
It is true. You must be misunderstanding the discussion in bug 209694 (and I don't blame you, because the discussion there is extremely complex...)
*** Bug 285721 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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