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Alec EagonCan't get a container to move over (CSS)
by on May 9, 2011 at 5:25:56 pm

Hey Everyone,

I am doing some custom css on a tumblr site and I've run into an issue I can't seem to work around. If you look here at my site ( you can see that the first video object is just hovering in the middle with a ton of ugly white space on both sides, and then below you can see that the other videos are floating left individually rather than stacking or compiling nicely into a grid.


The CSS for the video objects is:

/* ____________________________ Video Post Styling */

#container #contain .video {
width: 422px;
{block:PermalinkPage}{block:Posts}{block:Date}width: 422px!important;{/block:Date}{/block:Posts}{/block:PermalinkPage}
{block:TagPage}width: 301px!important;{/block:TagPage}
{block:SearchPage}width: 301px!important;{/block:SearchPage}

#container #contain .video embed, #container #contain .video object, #container #contain .video iframe {
width: 412px;
{block:PermalinkPage}{block:Posts}{block:Date}width: 422px!important;{/block:Date}{/block:Posts}{/block:PermalinkPage}
{block:TagPage}max-height: 250px!important;{/block:TagPage}
{block:SearchPage}max-height: 250px!important;{/block:SearchPage}
{block:TagPage}width: 291px!important;{/block:TagPage}
{block:SearchPage}width: 291px!important;{/block:SearchPage}

I've tried adding float and it hasn't seemed to help. Any help or ideas would be most appreciated. Thanks!

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Fernando MolRe: Can't get a container to move over (CSS)
by on May 26, 2011 at 1:44:57 pm

I can see you fix the problem. What was it?

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Alec EagonRe: Can't get a container to move over (CSS)
by on May 26, 2011 at 9:34:28 pm

Looks like it was an error in an outdated version of the source CSS.
Thanks though!

Alec E.

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hassan shahabRe: Can't get a container to move over (CSS)
by on Jun 22, 2011 at 3:50:14 pm

In the absence of a url here is a thought. When using position absolute the parent of the absolute container needs to be position relative. Just a thought. Otherwise put up the url and we can have a look :)

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