Posts Tagged ‘columns’

My first FORTRAN 77 program

Posted: 27th September 2011 by Tim in Fortran
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With sophisticated programming languages such as C++ and Java, it’s surprising to learn that FORTRAN is still widely used in the real world. FORTRAN 77, although approaching 35 years old, forms the backbone of many large-scale systems, and requires maintenance every now and then. I also believe that knowing basic FORTRAN 77 provides a useful […]

There are times when you want to have multiple columns on part of a page. You could use tables to get such a layout, but that’s a bit dirty. A nice, clean method is to use the minipage environment. Minipages are defined with a width parameter. If you have multiple minipages defined immediately after each […]

Creating a 2 column layout in HTML / CSS

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Tim in CSS, HTML
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Standards-compliant layouts can be difficult to do. Below is an example of an HTML 4.01 Transitional / CSS 2.1 compliant two-column layout, with headers and footers. An example can be seen here. Note: WordPress destroys tabs and layout. See the source code in the example for more readable code. HTML <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML […]