css - I've got a nested floating div, how do I get it to fill the entire 100%?

Tags: html,css

Problem :

I've got a floating div. That div is nested inside an html element that recieves its height from one of its children. How do I get my div to stick to the bottom?

Here's a sample of my problem. I want to get my "Hello all" to the bottom of the parent.

<div style="overflow:hidden;border:1px solid green;clear:both">

<div style="float:left">
  <p> Hi All </p>      

<div style="height:150px;width:50px; background-color:red;float:left">

Solution :

I put this together. Here's the CSS:

#cont {
    border:1px solid green;
#rel {
#abs {
#red {

And your HTML:

<div id="cont">
    <div id="rel">
        <div id="abs">
            <p>Hi All</p>      
    <div id="red">

I'm still using the position:relative/absolute trick, but instead of floating the divs, I'm making them inline-blocks. This way it has the same effect as when you float them.

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