Measurement and location properties in quirks mode
Dynamic HTML (DHTML) exposes measurement and location properties that you can use to change the size and position of HTML elements on your web pages. When you understand what these properties are and how they affect elements on a page, you can achieve greater control over the appearance of your web pages. For example, you can use these properties to design pages that are similar to documents in other applications, such as Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft Word. This topic includes the following sections, which explain how to use measurement and location properties to control the appearance of a web page.
This topic describes the layout and positioning properties of a page rendered in Microsoft Internet Explorer's Quirks mode. You do not need to define a !DOCTYPE for the examples in this topic to function properly. For layout and positioning information under the strict rendering mode, see Measurement and location properties in strict mode.