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[web] CSS - 100% width is not 100%

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I'm using the following code: CSS
#buttonbar {
   background-image: url(art/buttonbarbg.jpg);
   background-repeat: repeat-x;
   background-position: top left;
   border: 1px solid #000000;
   width: 100%;
   height: 60px;
   float: left;
   overflow: hidden;
}
HTML
   <div id='buttonbar'>&nbsp;</div>

For some reason, when viewed in FF this extends 2px past the edge of the normally viewable area, whereas in IE it displays as intended.

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Firefox follows the CSS spec and extends borders 1 pixel beyond the box size. IE, however, does not do this. IE adds a 1 pixel border inclusive of the box size.

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Add the correct doctype to force IE to standards mode.

Actually, if you're going for 100% width -- do nothing. Divs are always the full width of the container that they're in (i.e. width: auto).

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