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Retail Mefis - what is the best way to handle cash?

I am owner of a new retail business (coffee shop, if you see past posts) shortly to launch. We anticipate handling a fairly large amount of cash each day. It seems sensible to me that I get staff to do regular banking when I am not at the business. [more inside]
posted by bystander on Apr 1, 2014 - 15 answers

To Float or Not to Float, That is the Question

I'm intrigued by a coupon offer for 60 minutes doing a sensory deprivation float at a local spa. Have you ever done this? Is it worth $29?
posted by bearwife on Sep 5, 2013 - 20 answers

How do I get figure wrapping and captions to behave the way I want them to in Latex?

So I'm writing a proposal in a mock NRSA (NIH) grant format and I used a Latex template I found here. But for some reason, my figures are now not getting wrapped by text, and the figure captions extend well beyond the figure width on either side. What to do? [more inside]
posted by peacheater on May 22, 2011 - 10 answers

How common are these css declarations?

How common is it to include .right {float: right} and .left {float: left} in a css file? [more inside]
posted by eleyna on Jun 26, 2010 - 15 answers

Floating wagon?

I work in the marsh and we need to carry some pretty heavy equipment soon; we have been trying to think of some way we can carry it all. We are thinking of some sort of sled/wagon that could handle diverse ground going from firm ground to puddles/ponds to very muddy, soft ground. Does anybody have good ideas? [more inside]
posted by Rustbeard on May 28, 2010 - 6 answers

Help clear my float!

CSS question: How can I get my floated sidebar to stop overlapping my footer? I'm using clear:both! [more inside]
posted by mthomps00 on Oct 27, 2009 - 10 answers

How can I make a div expand vertically to fit it's float'ed content?

I'm racking my brains trying to figure out what seems to be an easy problem I'm having with CSS. It has to do with a div not resizing to contain two floated div's inside it. [more inside]
posted by arcolz on Oct 8, 2009 - 10 answers

Float not working in Nextgen Gallery for Wordpress

I feel like this is a waste of a question, but I can't find an answer. The "float" function in my nextgen gallery isn't working. Rather, it is working, but the text isn't wrapping around it. See the post here. Anyone encountered this problem before? I've checked a bunch of wordpress forums, and all I can find is this post, in which Alex Rabe says it was answered elsewhere, but it seems it wasn't. I've set all the permissions of my nextgen gallery folders to read and write... any ideas? the code I'm using is [singlepic id=320 w=200 h= float=right]
posted by omnigut on Aug 28, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me fix my wordpress theme for internet explorer? (YAML)

Web design panic! Wordpress theme (YAML + sandbox) implodes on impact with internet explorer [more inside]
posted by yuletide on Apr 21, 2009 - 11 answers

Would a blimp "filled" with vacuum float?

If you were to take a blimp like structure and instead of filling it with hydrogen, or helium, or hot air, you instead "filled it" with vacuum, that is you removed everything from the inside (think mercury vacuum), would that structure float in earths atmosphere...This is driving me nuts, help me physics!
posted by stilgar on Apr 2, 2009 - 34 answers

CSSFilter: Webkit won't keep my elements in their fixed width container.

CSSFilter: I am building a wordpress site that uses a basic two column layout with floating div elements inside a fixed-width div . Any clues why Safari and Chrome appear to be ignoring the fixed-width container div allowing the interior elements to float away to the edges of the browser? Explorer and Firefox aren't doing this. [more inside]
posted by geos on Feb 10, 2009 - 16 answers

Dreamweaver noob CSS/template/float/whitespace question

Dreamweaver CS3 newbie CSS/template/float/whitespace question [more inside]
posted by momzilla on Feb 5, 2009 - 7 answers

ID this photo or the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man will be very, very angry

Can you ID this wonderful vintage photo? [more inside]
posted by taz on Dec 29, 2008 - 16 answers

What is a dense/heavy transparant oil or inert/safe non-water-based liquid?

I need a crystal-clear transparent liquid that is as heavy (dense) or heavier than water, not dangerous, and not difficult to obtain. The heavier the better. The catch - it can't be water-based. [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Jul 18, 2008 - 23 answers

Flooooating down the riveeer

I'm going on a float trip for the first time. What are some things that I should know to make it a fun and SAFE time? [more inside]
posted by sixcolors on May 21, 2008 - 26 answers

Shell scripting or something better?

Faster techniques for grabbing lines of a file and doing text manipulation and arithmetic via shell (or other) scripting? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on May 9, 2008 - 20 answers


CSS/Float/IE6 (I just scared off half of the web designers) For the rest of you, why is IE6 giving me 's' on this page? My shop now buttons... WTF is going on with them? [more inside]
posted by B(oYo)BIES on Mar 20, 2008 - 14 answers

My div is sinking in IE

CSS: This should be simple, but I, the super-novice, can't find the answer. I need to figure out how to get my float:right column to sit next to my float:left column, instead of it sitting to the right, but below the left... in IE of course. [more inside]
posted by Witty on Apr 27, 2007 - 26 answers

Why is css doing this to me?

I've run into a problem with displacing a block of text with css. II see the same behavior in IE6, IE7 and Firefox, so I gather its supposed to behave that way, but I can't work out why. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Mar 10, 2007 - 3 answers

How do I float an image to the lower right while still preserving text flow?

CSS filter: I would like to place an image in the lower right corner of a div, with text flowing around it. Warning, 17kb, 300x300 image inside. [more inside]
posted by adipocere on Aug 8, 2006 - 27 answers

CSS help... getting a horizontal scroll bar.

CSS Help: I have a element 650 wide and 180 high. I want items to appear in it and there to be a scroll bar along the bottom so it scrolls horizontally. However, when the elements reach the right edge, a scroll bar appears on the right side and the new element appears on the left under the first element. Why? [more inside]
posted by Manhasset on May 4, 2006 - 8 answers

Dollar bill levitation

How is this small object levitation magic trick done? [more inside]
posted by underwater on Apr 10, 2006 - 10 answers

The Incredible Floating Div

Why aren't the paragraphs in the body text flowing around a floated div on this page in Internet Explorer? [more inside]
posted by grrarrgh00 on Jun 2, 2005 - 3 answers

holy floats, batman!

IEfilter: I'm sick of it. The most random bugs appear in IE when designing standards compliant pages. Like on this page I'm working on for a friend. On tabs two and three of the page, there are photos in the top right corner. These images show up in firefox just fine, but in IE, they're invisible. HELP! [more inside]
posted by slhack3r on Apr 27, 2005 - 3 answers

IE bug with truncation of page

I stumbled across an Internet Explorer display problem today that I just can't figure out. It feels CSS-related, and it feels float-related, but despite knowing all about the Holly Hack and all about how to deal with most every float-related IE bug I've seen prior to today, this one has me totally stumped. Can someone help? [more inside]
posted by delfuego on Apr 6, 2005 - 4 answers

CSS Help Request

Strange CSS problem with my departmental website when using cookies to set text sizes. On any font size but the standard, content is (correctly) centered. Using the standard size, content is left-justified. Both XHTML and CSS* validate. This is killing me. [more inside]
posted by caution live frogs on Mar 18, 2005 - 2 answers

Image centering with CSS?

Following some googling, I've found a few sites that claim you can't use CSS to centre an image vertically within a div. Does this mean that I can't get the images on this page to float in the centre of their respective grey box? At the moment, they only seem to be postioned in the middle at the top of the box and even the middle bit is only because there is a text-align:center in there. (I don't mind If I have to lose the title of the image to get this to work)
posted by ralawrence on Dec 8, 2004 - 13 answers

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