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Centre a div

Centre a div

(OP)
Hi ya

I know this is a really silly question but I have a div inside a div tag that holds a countdown clock I am trying to centre the div inside the div.

Example

The container div is call is "countdownclock inside that div is a div called "daysBox".

I am trying to centre the "daysBox" inside the "ountdownclock" so it is centred to the left.

}
#countdownclock {
padding: 5px;
height: 56px;
width: 980px;
margin-right: auto;
margin-left: auto;
margin-top: auto;
margin-bottom:auto;
border-width: 2px;
border-style: solid;
}
#daysBox {
vertical-align:auto;
height: 42px;
width: 105px;
margin-right: auto;
margin-left: auto;
border-width: 1px;
border-style: solid;
font-size: 44px;

}
Thanks Joel

RE: Centre a div

Quote:


centred to the left
??

anyway, here is an example of vertically and horizontally centred nesting divs

RE: Centre a div

(OP)
Thank you, how do you make it left align?

RE: Centre a div

Define 'it'

RE: Centre a div

1. How is this Javascript related?

This is just CSS. forum215: HTML, XHTML & CSS

2. Creating new threads instead of answering the questions in the previous ones you've made, makes it hard to follow.

3. Technically the CSS you have there should center the daysbox div inside the countdownclock div which itself is also centered inside its container. Unless you have other CSS being applied, or your ID's do not match correctly.



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