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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· rmitchellnet

Have Element Take Up Remaining Width In Container

If you have a left floated sidebar and want the content next to it to take up the rest of the containers width rather than set a static width on it, you can use this trick.

#content { width: auto; overflow: hidden; }

Here's a quick demo: http://jsfiddle.net/rmitchellnet/v2zKm/