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I'm using the WordPress theme :
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Martin 1.0 by Themestown

I'm using the Sidebar-Content-Sidebar setup. I'm trying to figure out how to increase the width of my content section. I've gone through the CSS and can't seem to figure it out.

I've attached the CSS code, but if you use WordPress or can get the theme downloaded, that may be easier for you.

I want to increase the width from its roughly 475 pixel width to something like 600 or 650.
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change .three-column #content to a different % , if your using firefox you should be using firebug or if your on chrome or safari you can use the builtin webkit dev console, this will make it 10 times easier to inspect an element to see what you need to change.
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I also found that there was code saying the sidebars and content should be fit inside a 940px box. I changed that to 1130 which increased the width for all three boxes. Now, I'm gonna mess with the percentage like you said. Thanks Jedix!
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Ah.. so. When I change that percentage, it makes the right side of the container run into the right sidebar.
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right so change the width of the wrapper or container, whatever lingo their using.
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Usually not a good idea to mix widths and percentages. It works, but really hard to control exact output. You may want to change your widths to pixels so you are dealing in the same UOM for you columns and container.
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