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Okay here we go

In both IE and Firefox this works fine,

.intro_text{ width:600px; display:block; margin:30px auto; padding-top:20px; text-align:justify; }

text is centered (due to the width auto) - and it spans 600px across the screen buuuuut in safari, it is probably about 400px and left aligned -

the code itself is just a

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Justified text is

Justified text is problematic. There is no common treatment of a last line. Even the newspapers vary in their treatments, some stretching things out to fit end to end, others simply left aligning. The differences are well within the specs—that is, the specs don't say one way or another. Smile

W3.org wrote:
Note. The actual justification algorithm used depends on the user-agent and the language/script of the text.

Conforming user agents may interpret the value 'justify' as 'left' or 'right', depending on whether the element's default writing direction is left-to-right or right-to-left, respectively. See http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/text.html#propdef-text-align
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The provided code does not

The provided code does not reproduce the reported problem.

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you sure? safari 1.3.2

you sure?

safari 1.3.2 (v312.6)

ill try the justification

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Ah here is an area that MS

Ah here is an area that MS has, for once, done something GOOD! :?

text-justify:newspaper;

stumbled on it by accident once when having horrors trying to get columner text looking half decent, text-align:justify is next to useless, whereas text-justify:newspaper produced very pleasing results (sadly In IE only)

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the problem is in safari -

the problem is in safari - it worked in firefox and ie...changing the justification worked - thanks

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sorry that wasn't intended

Smile sorry that wasn't intended as a fix but an interesting aside as Gary's post was prety much the reason for the problem, but I hadn't seen the other posts slip in before me.

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