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DeadMeatGF:-
Did Stu change the code?
It works now, nested is fine!
You *must* have something separating the </div>'s after the bottom line - i.e.
</div>
<b class="xbottom"><b ...
</div>
<p />
</div>
<b class="xbottom"><b...
</div>
works, but
</div>
<b class="xbottom"><b ...
</div>
</div>
<b class="xbottom"><b...
</div>
doesn't. In IE7 the latter gives a line (1em, I think) gap between the two curvy bottoms.
(23.03.2006, 20:47)

DeadMeatGF:-
Drat - in the above post, read the hyphens as newlines ...
(23.03.2006, 20:48)

Stu:-
DeadMeatGF, It is all to do with the top and bottom padding of the first and last lines of text. If you look at the example (and on Krazy Korners) the <p> padding is set to avoid having gaps between the vetical borders and the curved corners.
(23.03.2006, 20:53)

stupido:-
Can anybody post some html with css embedded to show me a real world site where znazzy within a snazzy side is in use? I have played with this for
a week now without luck.

Deadmeat, can you show me what you have done? I am working with a two colum layout in css. And I would like to use znazzy borders for right colum, content colum and also in my main wrap div.

Any and all help recieved with gratitude.
(29.03.2006, 08:30)

stupido:-
I was gonna post a link to a site to show what I try to achieve, but I guess links a re not permitted here.
(29.03.2006, 08:32)

GreenBoy:-
Stu:
Can you explain why all the classes are in <b></b> statements?

I see how the 'lines' of the curves are made - but i dont understant the use of the Bold tag, nor how these resize to the correct dimensions - any help for a slow learner, greatly appreciated.
(29.05.2006, 22:16)

Stu:-
GreenBoy, I had to use a tag to hold the 'lines' of the curves so I chose <b> because it is an inline style, it is quick to type and uses less file space. I could have used <span> or <em>. Using display:block gives them a width of 100% and margin:0 5px (for instance) centers them with a right and left margin of 5px. So they expand to fit the width and maintain a fixed left and right margin. The border is then used to produce the curve.
(29.05.2006, 22:35)

GreenBoy:-
Thanks Stu - that is so much clearer now - focusing too much on the <b> tag to get past it!
thanks again.
(30.05.2006, 08:44)

Scott:-
Stu: you really are a CSS master. I'm using snazzy borders on my site (renosite.com) and I having trouble. How do I put a snazzy box inside another snazzy box? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
(30.07.2006, 04:58)

Stu:-
Scott, have a look at the 'next' demo which shows snazzy boxes inside a snazzy box.
(31.07.2006, 18:03)

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