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Learning layout design for developers?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

hi everyone,

I have been diddling with ASP.NET for a while and I am having a terrible time learning how to design good layout.  I have been a developer for 12 yrs. and have written some very nice client applications.  However, as I'm trying to learn ASP.NET, the biggest wall I constantly face is designing pages that look nice.  I am used to being able to drag and drop controls in VB.NET anywhere I want on the form.  I have no problems with any the server controls or getting things to work.  I have read all of the popular books on ASP.NET and have spent hours and hours on layout and I always scrap it because it's not right.  I have also read books on CSS and HTML.

So, I am posting this to see if anyone can help direct me to some good resources to help me learn DESIGN LAYOUT?  I can't possibly be the only one who is struggling with this issue.  This is why people end up using tables instead of DIVs and I am almost to that point, but I keep reading over and over not to use tables for layout.  The examples I find are either too basic, or too difficult.  The starter kits are not helpful to me because they contain too much stuff that isn't applicable for what I'm trying to do.  I'm really just looking for good resou

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Hi all,

   I need to create a report as follows :

Continent : Asia(group header)

Currency : Japan(group header)

Sales office Information

Sales Id   sales person name  Amount billed------ static header

Detail data



Product Information

Product Id    product name   Unit price

  Detail Data



 So note my group headers and my static headers(either sales office or Product info) need to be repeated when the data of any one of the information spans to more than one page.

Please let me know how to achieve the same.





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