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    Is CSS suited to this?

    Hi Everybody,

    I have two beginners' questions:

    1) I can set up "containers" for different pages to contain the header, footer, and panels.... but do these containers have to be rectangular? Can a container be oval? How do I experiment with that?

    2) Will CSS let me use layers? It's easy enough to have a header, left panel, right panel, and footer areas, but can I place a fifth(?) element so that it's positioned 'over' the other four?

    Many Thanks,
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    1. that is not what a container is, the container is just a div that holds all the other divs and helps to structure the website

    2. z-index, position: absolute, position: relative, float: left, and float: right will allow you to do this

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