A table, the width of the columns has been set via the td element. The table should be 700px wide.

some contents; this is the left column.

Some text to fill it up; this is the left box within the middle column float:left; width:200px.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aliquam ultricies, metus sed rutrum dignissim, leo dui sollicitudin sapien, sit amet sagittis est metus ut erat. Maecenas sollicitudin. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aliquam libero velit, vestibulum vitae, congue ac, rhoncus eu, enim.

Some contents; this is the right box within the middle column float:right; width:195px
some contents; this is the right column

Secondly a table, the width of the columns has been set via the col element

some contents; this is the left column.

Some text to fill it up; this is the left box within the middle column float:left; width:200px.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aliquam ultricies, metus sed rutrum dignissim, leo dui sollicitudin sapien, sit amet sagittis est metus ut erat. Maecenas sollicitudin. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aliquam libero velit, vestibulum vitae, congue ac, rhoncus eu, enim.

Some contents; this is the right box within the middle column float:right; width:195px
some contents; this is the right column

Next a table, a paragraph contains a floated image. This works allright in IE5.x mac

some contents; this is the left column.

a fushia coloured irisA paragraph of text, containing a floated image

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aliquam ultricies, metus sed rutrum dignissim, leo dui sollicitudin sapien, sit amet sagittis est metus ut erat. Maecenas sollicitudin.

some contents; this is the right column

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