table has unwanted gaps

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  1. nicrose macrumors member

    Apr 11, 2006
    Hi I'm having a problem with a table. I'm using Dreamweaver to create a table. It all has to be in html with no CSS. I want text in the table and I want to be able to shorten or lengthen the table vertically if we have to edit the text later.

    The problem is, I get these gaps between the top and middle row, and the bottom and middle row. It's almost perfect in Firefox, but when I upload it to the website, the gaps are really pronounced. I guess this has to do with the size of the text in the middle. Should I be using some kind of inline CSS so that the middle cells on the right and left will lengthen or shrink up, depending on how much text there is in the middle? Or is there a better way to go about this?

    I'm also not sure why the background color of the middle cell is not showing up in Firefox. Any suggestions are much appreciated.

    Here is the html:

    <table width="615" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
    <td width="49"><img src="images/m_home_body_table_topleft.jpg" width="49" height="49" /></td>
    <td width="527"><img src="images/m_home_body_table_topmid.jpg" width="527" height="49" /></td>
    <td width="39"><img src="images/m_home_table_topright.jpg" width="46" height="49" /></td>
    <td><img src="images/m_home_table_midleft.jpg" width="49" height="482" /></td>
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    <td><img src="images/m_home_table_midright.jpg" width="46" height="482" /></td>
    <td><img src="images/m_home_table_botleft.jpg" width="48" height="51" /></td>
    <td><img src="images/m_home_table_botmid.jpg" width="527" height="51" /></td>
    <td><img src="images/m_home_table_botright.jpg" width="46" height="51" /></td>
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