This page suffers from both "splintering" and "overlapping" of the menu items when the width of the container (the box with a red border) is smaller than the total width of the menu. To view the effect resize your window to less than 900px wide. « Back to article

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Hello. You are currently viewing an example page at This page was put here to illustrate a CSS problem described in CSS tip:- Using whitespace: nowrap and line-height on horitzonal lists to stop splintering and overlapping published on the 18 of October 2007.