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Luigi Donatello Asero <(E-Mail Removed)>
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> "Mitja" <(E-Mail Removed)> skrev i meddelandet
> news:Hv4wc.4370$(E-Mail Removed)...
>> Luigi Donatello Asero <(E-Mail Removed)>
>> (news:ia3wc.94608$(E-Mail Removed)) wrote:
>>> "Els" <(E-Mail Removed)> skrev i meddelandet
>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>> Luigi Donatello Asero wrote:
>>>>> I would like to have an ordered list which is divided in 3
>>>>> paragraphs. In order to do that, I thought I might write an
>>>>> unordered horizontal list which would include three ordered lists.
>>>>> It does not seem to work though.
>>>> Like this?
>>> Well, actually, it should be the same list which begins in the first
>>> column on the left,
>>> goes in the second column in the middle and finishes in the third
>>> column on the right.
>>> That means that if the elements in the first column are ordered with
>>> numbers progressing from 1 to 10, for example, so the second column
>>> should begin with number 11 and going on till number 20 and the
>>> third column should begin with number 21 and finishing with the
>>> last item of the list.

>> Like the columns in MS Word, then. No way you can do this with CSS
>> (maintaining fixed height and making colums wrap automatically.) Use
>> server side scripting or manual editing to split the list as needed.

> Cannot I use nested lists and change the number by which each list
> should begin, setting 1 for the first, 11 for the second and 21 for
> the third?

As Neal pointed out, you can (either HTML 4.01 transitional or css2, but the
latter is very poorly supported: But that makes for manual
editing, since you have to explicitly define where one column ends and the
next one begins.

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On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 19:07:28 -0400, Neal <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

: Doesn't address the numbering, however. Unless you manually number, which
: is fine.

Yep - you should manually number them. Of course.


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