span width affected by width of fixed-width div

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A fixed-width div causes a span elsewhere on the page to have a foreshortened width when the browser window is less wide than the fixed width specified for the div.

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Reported by: Albert Davidson Chou.

(Orphaned), Explorer 5-6 Windows | Reported on 7 September 2005.


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Posted by Ingo Chao on 7 September 2005


I think the span tries to respect the default padding-right of body. Try body{padding-right: 250px} to see.

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