Lots of empty space in "About me" section after adding a table
Thread poster: Michael Kazakov

Michael Kazakov  Identity Verified
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Jan 18, 2007

Hi all,

I tried to add a table in the "About me" section of my profile (http://www.proz.com/profile/408) and for some reasons all of a sudden I have lots of empty space and the table is moved to the bottom of page.

I tested the page in 3 browsers (Opera, Firefox and IE) and it has the same display in all 3 of them, so this problem is "browser-independent", so to speak (my default browser is Opera).

When I use simple numbered lists everything looks fine.

Is this normal? Are there any limits to what type of content you can add? Other words, numbered/un-numbered lists are fine, tables are not?

Any help or hint will be much appreciated!

Regards,
Michael


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Kathryn Strachecky  Identity Verified
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Support Ticket? Jan 18, 2007

Hi Michael,

Have you tried submitting a support ticket? They might be able to help you.

By the way, I had a look at your profile and couldn't see your "about me" section. Is this deliberate?

All the best,

Kathryn


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Michael Kazakov  Identity Verified
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Strange... Jan 18, 2007

Kathryn Strachecky wrote:
Have you tried submitting a support ticket? They might be able to help you.


Thanks for the suggestion, I just did that. Hope they will be able to clear that problem.


By the way, I had a look at your profile and couldn't see your "about me" section. Is this deliberate?


No, of course not. But then it is getting really weird. By "about me" section I mean block that immediately follows the "Website, CV" row. I logged off and opened my profile in IE and I can see it just fine. Admittedly, it looks ugly but is visible....


All the best,
Kathryn


Thanks Kathryn...

Best regards,
Michael


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Joanna Borowska  Identity Verified
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I had the same problem... Jan 18, 2007

I had the same problem while completing the Portfolio tab (I don't use tha standard Portfolio space but my own, customized table).

It helped when I deleted all the line breaks between html tags (found the solution somewhere in ProZ.com forums), e.g. instead of:





try this:

 

Hope that helps

Joanna


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Michael Kazakov  Identity Verified
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Replace "greater than"? Jan 18, 2007

Joanna Borowska wrote:
It helped when I deleted all the line breaks between html tags (found the solution somewhere in ProZ.com forums), e.g. instead of:


try this:



">" is a greater-than sign.

So, is is ""="


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Henry Dotterer
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Yes, that is the solution. Jan 18, 2007

Joanna Borowska wrote:

I had the same problem while completing the Portfolio tab (I don't use tha standard Portfolio space but my own, customized table).

It helped when I deleted all the line breaks between html tags (found the solution somewhere in ProZ.com forums), e.g. instead of:





try this:

 

Hope that helps

Joanna

Right. Line breaks in html are carried into the profile.


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Henry Dotterer
Local time: 18:49
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Nice to see you! Jan 18, 2007

Michael Kazakov wrote:

I tried to add a table in the "About me" section of my profile...

Hi Michael. I have not noticed you in the forums lately but I remember your face from the first days....


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Kathryn Strachecky  Identity Verified
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Works :-) Jan 18, 2007

Works for me anyhow, I can see your table and there's no unwanted space. Glad you got it sorted.

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Michael Kazakov  Identity Verified
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Thanks, everyone Jan 18, 2007

Joanna Borowska wrote:
try this:

 

Hope that helps

Joanna


OK, I got it!

Thanks everyone for your help!

Best regards,
Michael


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Michael Kazakov  Identity Verified
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Thanks, Henry Jan 18, 2007

Henry wrote:
Hi Michael. I have not noticed you in the forums lately but I remember your face from the first days....


Thanks, Henry. Yes, I am the guy who was asking to reduce his gigantic picture sent for upload to the profile. I was a real dummy then ..:).

Again, thanks a lot to everyone for your help!

Best regards,
Michael


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