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I'm new to CSS, but I'm extremely interested in the layout possibilities it seems to offer.

What I'd like to do, is to have a permanently fixed header/title bar, with a permanently fixed navbar immediately underneath it - both of these are the width of the browser window.
Below that, I's like a 75% width content window to the left, with scrollbar - and a 25% infobar with independent scrolling to the right.
Under both of those, a browser-width footer bar, that remains static regardless of the content/info windows.
Obviously, I'd like the scrollbars to remain fixed within their appropriate areas.

I'm not expecting someone to come up with the code for me, but if you can point me in the direction of tutorials/explanations of the necessary techniques I'd be most grateful!

Thanks In Advance,
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Maybe a starting point. :)
http://css-discuss.incutio.com/?page=CssLayouts

BTW what do you mean by "permanently fixed"? That the section should stay in view when the page scrolls, like with frames? You'll find a section about that at the page I link to, but it gets tricky because IE Windows doesn't support 'position: fixed'. So this is a little warning. Jumping into this cesspool of hacks and tricks head first isn't a good place to start if you are new. I recommend that you learn the stuff that works without black magic first. This can be hard enough to grasp anyway to begin with.

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Cheers Meow - I'll have a look at that link, and yes - a fixed header bar similer to frames is what I'm after.
Thanks for the warning about hacks - I'll bear that in mind.
I'm new to CSS, though not to programming or scripting, so I'll look at the hacks first and if it makes the learning curve too steep avoid it until I'm a bit more experienced!

Since posting, I've seen a piece on doing this by using position:absolute on the header, and a padding DIV to drop the content frame below it, but I can't find it again!
Then again, this article didn't have columns below the header, let alone with independent scrolling!
I'll post back with any questions once I've checked your link out.

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