Tutorial 5 - Floating next and back buttons using lists

Step 8 - Moving the width

Win/IE5 and Win/IE6 will not recognise the entire block as an active link unless a width is added to the "a" element. For this reason, we remove the width from the two float rules and apply it to the "a" element.

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CSS CODE
ul#navigation
{
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: .5em 0;
border-top: 1px solid #666;
}

ul#navigation li a
{
display: block;
width: 5em;
}

ul#navigation .left { float: left; }
ul#navigation .right { float: right; }

HTML CODE
<p>
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</p>
<ul id="navigation">
<li class="left"><a href="#">Back</a></li>
<li class="right"><a href="#">Next</a></li>
</ul>
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