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Hi everyone, i have just joined this forum, hope to be learning and helping ASAP.
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Welcome jon19870, hope you

Welcome jon19870, hope you find the place useful and enlightening Smile

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Welcome to the forums, we've

Welcome to the forums, we've had an influx of new members recently who've really put a lot of effort into helping others (sperks, centauri, etc).

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Learning difficulties

I also am new - to this site, and to CSS, but old in every other way! Having decided to learn CSS, I have purchased "HTML and CSS in 24 hours" and am trying to use it to write a new page, using data from an old frames-based page from way back. I am not asking for help with writing CSS - based pages - just "Am I stupid?". I wish to have 3 blocks of text across the page (which I have achieved easily with absolute positioning) with the 3 relevant images below the text. At the moment the images are superimposed on the text, and I cannot find in the book any suggested coding to achieve my goal. Is the answer so obvious that I cannot see it, or should I be using a different publication? Am I just stupid?

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Welcome to the forum, do we

Welcome to the forum, do we call you Lad or Lea:?.

First off it's best to post a question to one of the css sections this one 'Site Discussion' is about matters related to the actual forum.

As to your question don't be surprised if you find CSS takes slightly longer to pick up than 24 hours.

You have fallen foul of the seductive nature of position absolute I wonder if that books points out why you shouldn't use it?

You probably want to float these elements and then clear any following elements below them but without sight of you markup it's hard to say.

Post a new thread to 'CSS Layouts' along with your code and someone will help further.

Hugo.

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Thanks

Thank you Hugo - I will do as you say. Dave.