<!– .twoColFixLt #container { width: 780px; /* using 20px less than a full 800px width allows for browser chrome and avoids a horizontal scroll bar */ background: #FFFFFF; margin: 0 auto; /* the auto margins (in conjunction with a width) center the page */ border: 1px solid #000000; text-align: left; /* this overrides the text-align: center on the body element. */ } .twoColFixLt #sidebar1 { float: left; /* since this element is floated, a width must be given */ width: 200px; /* the actual width of this div, in standards-compliant browsers, or standards mode in Internet Explorer will include the padding and border in addition to the width */ background: #EBEBEB; /* the background color will be displayed for the length of the content in the column, but no further */ padding: 15px 10px 15px 20px; } .twoColFixLt #mainContent { margin: 0 0 0 250px; /* the left margin on this div element creates the column down the left side of the page – no matter how much content the sidebar1 div contains, the column space will remain. You can remove this margin if you want the #mainContent div’s text to fill the #sidebar1 space when the content in #sidebar1 ends. */ padding: 0 20px 20px; /* remember that padding is the space inside the div box and margin is the space outside the div box */ } .fltrt { /* this class can be used to float an element right in your page. The floated element must precede the element it should be next to on the page. */ float: right; margin-left: 8px; } .fltlft { /* this class can be used to float an element left in your page */ float: left; margin-right: 8px; } .clearfloat { /* this class should be placed on a div or break element and should be the final element before the close of a container that should fully contain a float */ clear:both; height:0; font-size: 1px; line-height: 0px; } –>