This element should never be less than 500 pixels wide.
This element should never be less than 400 pixels wide.


This fix is easily applied to all elements that you need a minimum width for in IE6. The calculated minimum width is cached so the browser doesn't have to recalculate the value every time it redraws the window.
Fix by Joshua Richardson 2008. Contact me if you have any problems or want some more IE-specific hacks.