Chapter 14. Creating Fixed-Width Layouts with Tables

Fixed-width layouts use absolute pixel measurements to determine the width of the page. The opposite of fixed width is liquid or expando, which automatically resizes itself to fit the width of the visitor's browser window.

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Fixed-width layouts use absolute pixel measurements to determine the width of the page.

Fixed-width layouts are the only choice for pages that require precise control over graphic design. You can't expect to place visual elements with any accuracy when a liquid layout keeps changing the width of the page to match the width of the browser window. At the same time, fixed width means fixed width, whether the size of the browser window matches the actual width of the ...

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