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Liquid vertical bar

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Hi - I am adding some code to an existing file and would appreciate some help. I want to add two bars that go the full length of the left side of a page. The length will change from time to time. I tried adding "height: 100% and height: auto" but it does not work. It will work when I add height: 50em, but I need some thing fluid. I also tried to move the </div> around without too much luck.

Here is part of the code.

<div> <!-- Container -->
<div style="float: left; background-color: #893AA4; width: 10%; "><!-- bar 1 --></div>

<div style="float: left; background-color: gray; width: 0.5%; "> <!-- bar 2 --></div>

<div style="float: left; background: white; background-repeat: repeat-y; width: 89%; height:100%;font-family: Gill, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 1.1 em;height: 100%; ">
<h1 style="font-size: 2em; text-align: center; color:red; ">test</h1>
</div>
</div>

Thank You... Ronnie

RE: Liquid vertical bar

If the parent element does not have an explicit height set in a stylesheet or style attribute, the child element cannot determine what it is supposed to be 100% of.

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RE: Liquid vertical bar

(OP)
Thanks... It worked!

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