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Two column body text

Hey Citydeskers,

Im new to CD.  Its shaping up as a great tool so far.

My client would like to have body text in 2 columns.
Any ideas on how to achieve this ?



Richard Uren
Tuesday, February 3, 2004

Tuesday, February 3, 2004

May be more than you want, but shows what can be done:

David Walker
Wednesday, February 4, 2004


David Walker wrote:

> May be more than you want, but shows what can be done:

Sorry to note, but this layout seems to be broken in IE6 on WinXP.

2 references to sites concerned with design done via Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are:


The last one is really impressive. Different designers from all over the world demonstrate their designs just by modifying the CSS of a page. They are not allowed to change the XHTML of the page, but only the CSS. So the content of the > 100 different pages is boring by intention. But look at what they did to the layout. Nearly unbelivable and really encouraging!



xlerb (Georg Rehfeld)
Wednesday, February 4, 2004

Here is a description on how to do multi-column "snaking" text based on a javascript component (thanks to Adriaan for the tip):



Patrick Thomas
Wednesday, February 4, 2004

Thanks Heaps for the suggestions. is amazing.

Im going to give the javascript a whirl : from 

>The trick: your article's content published into the
> [edit : div id="content" tag] is consumed by javascript and
> finally made invisible. Aha! If not it would also be
> displayed (took a while to figure that out). The code
> to do that is = "none".

Nice trick.


Richard Uren
Wednesday, February 4, 2004

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