How would you style this html so that everything falls into a table?

Tags: html,css,positioning,css-tables

Problem :

How would you make the following html fall into a table-like structure where each div.comment_column falls horizontally next to one another? I prefer to use CSS and not tables:

<div class="comments_div">

    <div class="comment_column">
        <div id="comment_title_23" class="comment_title">
            What do you think of the lyrics?
            <a href="/comment_titles/23" class="comment_title_delete" data-method="delete" data-remote="true" rel="nofollow">x</a>
        <div class="comment" id="comment_4">
             Great lyrics!

    <div class="comment_column">
        <div id="comment_title_25" class="comment_title">
            What should my next song be?
            <a href="/comment_titles/25" class="comment_title_delete" data-method="delete" data-remote="true" rel="nofollow">x</a>
        <div class="comment" id="comment_4">
             Nice job! Do a another song next.

    <div class="comment_column">
        <div id="comment_title_26" class="comment_title">
            <a href="/comment_titles/26" class="comment_title_delete" data-method="delete" data-remote="true" rel="nofollow">x</a>
        <div class="comment" id="comment_4">
             Awesome stuff... next time rap a little more than sing but still great job.


Solution :

Add these to your css :

.clearfix:after {
    content: ".";
    display: block;
    clear: both;
    visibility: hidden;
    line-height: 0;
    height: 0;

.clearfix {
    display: inline-block;

html[xmlns] .clearfix {
    display: block;

* html .clearfix {
    height: 1%;

.comment_colum {
    float: left;
    /* width: 200px; <-- can set a width here */

And change :

<div class="comments_div">

to :

<div class="comments_div clearfix">

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