Re: [WSG] commonly used order of styles within a css class

2004-09-03 Thread Mark Harwood
Morning Sean, I tend to set mine out like below: #element { width : 768px ; height : auto ; margin : 0px ; padding : 0px ; background : #99cc00 ; color : #ccff00 ; display : block ; float : left ; } anything else get bunged in at the bottom, but i always start with the first 4

Re: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-03 Thread Andy Budd
Web Essentials 04 looks like is turning out to be one killer event. I wish it was a little closer to home so I could make it. Everybody says Doug is an excellent speaker, and I'd really like to see Dave Shea as well. Add to that the likes of Joe Clarke, John, Russ and the rest of the Aussie

RE: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-03 Thread Patrick Lauke
From: Andy Budd Web Essentials 04 looks like is turning out to be one killer event. I wish it was a little closer to home so I could make it. Yup, same thoughts here... Patrick Patrick H. Lauke Webmaster / University of Salford http://www.salford.ac.uk

Re: [WSG] commonly used order of styles within a css class

2004-09-03 Thread Andy Budd
Sean wrote: Does anyone know if there is a common way of listing styles in CSS? I don't mean the order of a:hover a: visited, or the order of specification. I am thinking more of some logical order that would be helpful to anyone else working on stylesheets I have created. Are you meaning in a

Re: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-03 Thread Hugh Todd
Andy, If you're based in Oz however you'd be a fool to miss it. Why, though? The calibre of the people looks fantastic, but would it be worth spending $750 to see them? I really would love to go if I was convinced that it would advance my web building knowledge hugely, more than (say) this

Re: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ westciv CSS Guide

2004-09-03 Thread Andy Budd
Mark Harwood wrote: Yeah We really need summat like this in the UK! Fancy increasing you GeekEnd's a bit Andy? ;) Well there has been talk so you never know what may be happening next year ;-) Andy Budd ** The discussion list for

RE: [WSG] web essentials briefing/ euro event

2004-09-03 Thread Giles Clark
I agree Mark, While I would love to have the excuse to go to Sydney its a bit of a longshot and I dont think anyone will believe me. However, your thoughts on a UK/North European event. I would be happy to take that further. Aynone interested in becoming involved care to email me offline and we

Re: [WSG] scroll inside a page

2004-09-03 Thread Thorsten
hi Daniela, I use some JavaScript for a scroll inside the page that only works in Microsoft IE. How kan I check my sites about how far they (don't!) meet these standards, and does anyone know a browser-compatible solution for such a scroll? you can use overflow:auto; on a div which results in

[WSG] Anyone know of any good DOM tutorials?

2004-09-03 Thread Seona Bellamy
Hi guys, Anyone know where I can find a good, easy to follow online tutorial on using the DOM to control elements on a webpage? Specifically, I need to change the class of an element to a different class. Cheers, Seona. __ ella

Re: [WSG] A proper way to style images?

2004-09-03 Thread russ - maxdesign
Vaska, Without seeing your problem (to see if other css rules have affected it) it sounds like the 5 pixels you are talking about is space for characters that require acutes, umlauts etc. Some browsers allow space for the full height of these slightly taller characters within the paragraph box,

Re: [WSG] Anyone know of any good DOM tutorials?

2004-09-03 Thread Michael Nelson
Hmm... not sure about a tutorial, but adapting Patrick Griffaths DOM example for avoiding email spam at http://www.htmldog.com/ptg/archives/63.php would give something like: function changeClass(id, newclass){ elementToChange = document.getElementById(id);

Re: [WSG] Anyone know of any good DOM tutorials?

2004-09-03 Thread Michael Nelson
Seona, Is there good reason not to use CSS psuedo classes such as :hover etc? (http://www.htmldog.com/guides/cssintermediate/pseudoclasses/) I guess you're doing something more complex than the example below... On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 08:28, Michael Nelson wrote: Hmm... not sure about a

Re: [WSG] Anyone know of any good DOM tutorials?

2004-09-03 Thread Tony Aslett
Hi Seona, Mozilla has really good DOM resources http://www.mozilla.org/docs/dom/ http://www.mozilla.org/docs/dom/domref/ This might be specifically what you want http://www.mozilla.org/docs/dom/domref/dom_el_ref4.html#1027595 Tony Aslett http://www.csscreator.com/ Seona Bellamy wrote: Hi guys,

Re: [WSG] FireFox - Built In CSS Error Handler?

2004-09-03 Thread Neerav
Tools - DOM inspector Tools - Javascript Console -- Neerav Bhatt http://www.bhatt.id.au Web Development IT consultancy Mobile: +61 (0)403 8000 27 http://www.bhatt.id.au/blog/ - Ramblings Thoughts http://www.bookcrossing.com/mybookshelf/neerav Chris Stratford wrote: Hey List, Just wondering -

[WSG] I found a compliant Radio station site!

2004-09-03 Thread Michael Kear
Ive been looking, on and off, for a standards-compliant radio station site for ages, and Ive finally found one. NZs government-owned Radio New Zealand has a compliant site, coded in XHTML1.0 strict. Its even got a page about its compliance and how its accessibility features work. The

[WSG] Dean Jackson presentation url

2004-09-03 Thread Web Usability
Hi Did anyone write down the url for the excellent presentation Dean Jackson gave at the WE04 session on Thursday Sept 2. Thanks Roger ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04