Re: [WSG] Website Review

2005-03-22 Thread jrcherry
Since the only reply to my query about the practice of hiding link targets was from Olajide Olaolorun himself It is from Google. My host requires me to put it there in exchange for the free hosting :) It must be that everyone accepts it. John Cherry.

Re: [WSG] A HREF around a Flash Object?

2005-03-22 Thread Martin Heiden
Matt, Am Dienstag, 22. März 2005 um 00:14:11 haben Sie geschrieben: M That way users without Flash can still link through to the target page. M Any Ideas? You can pass the URL to a Flash variable by using the param-Tag and/or the URL of the Flash itself. This looks like: object

[WSG] linked image problem in IE

2005-03-22 Thread designer
Dear experts, I have just upgraded a site to xhtml/css, no tables etc. It all seems to work fine in FF, Opera, IE5.5 and 6 (dunno about MAC!). Fine, that is, apart from in IE, where I see a short blue line in between the thumbnails in any of the gallery sections. it is as though it's

RE: [WSG] linked image problem in IE

2005-03-22 Thread Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media]
-Original Message- From: designer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, 22 March 2005 8:47 PM To: webstandards group Subject: [WSG] linked image problem in IE Dear experts, I have just upgraded a site to xhtml/css, no tables etc. It all seems to work fine in FF, Opera,

Re: [WSG] A HREF around a Flash Object?

2005-03-22 Thread Randall Potter
That way users without Flash can still link through to the target page. Any Ideas? Cheers, Matt I would use code something like this: object type=application/x-shockwave-flash data=play.swf width=460 height=300 param name=movie value=play.swf / param name=pluginspage

Re: [WSG] Website Review

2005-03-22 Thread Bert Doorn
It must be that everyone accepts it. Maybe... Although I doubt it. I don't like sites that interfere with my normal browser settings. I often look at the status bar before clicking on a link. If the target is hidden, it's probably not worth visiting. Luckily this particular nuisance is a

Re: [WSG] linked image problem in IE

2005-03-22 Thread Scott Limmer
designer wrote: Dear experts, I have just upgraded a site to xhtml/css, no tables etc. It all seems to work fine in FF, Opera, IE5.5 and 6 (dunno about MAC!). Fine, that is, apart from in IE, where I see a short blue line in between the thumbnails in any of the gallery sections. it is as though

Re: [WSG] linked image problem in IE

2005-03-22 Thread designer
Andreas, Scott: thanks a million! I would never have thought of that in a million years! Much Obliged, Bob McClelland, Cornwall (U.K.) www.gwelanmor-internet.co.uk - Original Message - From: Andreas Boehmer [Addictive Media] [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent:

Re: [WSG] Website Review

2005-03-22 Thread Olajide Olaolorun
I also hate hideen links but those links are from Google and it is a JS script which i have no idea how it is generated or how to make it as a popup i hate it because when it is clicked it navigates away from the website. Thangs Guys... :) On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 18:04:54 +0800, Bert Doorn

Re[2]: [WSG] A HREF around a Flash Object?

2005-03-22 Thread Martin Heiden
Hi! Am Dienstag, 22. März 2005 um 11:01:34 haben Sie geschrieben: RP I would use code something like this: RP object type=application/x-shockwave-flash data=play.swf width=460 height=300 RPparam name=movie value=play.swf / RPparam name=pluginspage RP

Re: Re[2]: [WSG] A HREF around a Flash Object?

2005-03-22 Thread Kornel Lesinski
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 12:46:35 -, Martin Heiden [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The only problem is that a browser without css support will show the two objects/images. Use conditional comments around object tags. Hint: !--[if !IE]x-- normal code !--![endif]-- -- regards, Kornel Lesiski

[WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Nancy Johnson
Dear Webstandards, Are there any articles or standards out there that talk about how to pick colors for both LCD and traditional monitors? I have a website that is an intense blue that looks great in a tradiational monitor but looks terrible in an LCD monitor. Nancy Johnson Do you Yahoo!?

RE: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Collin Davis
Nancy, How are you calibration both? (generating ICC profiles). I have 7 monitors here at work a mix-match of LCD and CRT I have to calibrate the LCDs sometimes as much as once a week. Unless youre using Eizo or Lacie professional graphic LCDs, most LCDs dont have the color gamut of

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 06:18:29 -0800 (PST), Nancy Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are there any articles or standards out there that talk about how to pick colors for both LCD and traditional monitors? Interesting question. Don't know of any, but this comparison might help

Re[4]: [WSG] A HREF around a Flash Object?

2005-03-22 Thread Martin Heiden
Kornel, Am Dienstag, 22. Mrz 2005 um 14:40:02 haben Sie geschrieben: KL Use conditional comments around object tags. Sometimes one can't see the forest, 'cause there are too many trees... Thanks Martin. ** The discussion list for

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Paul Menard
Could be the color calibration on the LCD or 'traditional' CRT. Check out some tools like: http://www.colorvision.com/ (PANTONE Spyder - hardware based) http://www.easyrgb.com/calibrate.php Also if you own Photoshop it does have an adjustement tool that provides some color calibration for

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Carl Reynolds
Nancy Johnson wrote: Dear Webstandards, Are there any articles or standards out there that talk about how to pick colors for both LCD and traditional monitors? I have a website that is an intense blue that looks great in a tradiational monitor but looks terrible in an LCD monitor. Nancy

RE: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Mike Foskett
Hi, LCD screens are prone to fading in both brightness and saturation over time. From the WAI accessibility guidelines: 2.2 Ensure that foreground and background colour combinations provide sufficient contrast. There is also a perceivable difference between Mac and PC (LCD or CRT) due

RE: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Patrick Lauke
Just to make it explicit (as I guess you probably meant it implicitly): Mike Foskett So avoid subtle colour effects ...if they're used to distinguish pieces of information. If it's purely for subtle visual effect (e.g. a minimal gradient in the background) you can still use those subtle

RE: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Jacobus van Niekerk
I found using both works best... Get a video card the supports dual display and run both at the same time, you can then switch in-between the two monitors and view any colour differences Kind Regards Jacobus van Niekerk Creative Consultant web:

RE: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Sarah Peeke (XERT)
I recently attended a workshop on this very issue. 1. I now calibrate all my monitors (PC and Mac, LCD and CRT) at least once a month using Eye-One Display. 2. I have also changed my Macs to gamma 2.2 (rather than the obsolete 1.8) in line with PCs. These are the two main changes, and have

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 07:56:56 +1100, Sarah Peeke (XERT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] 1. I now calibrate all my monitors (PC and Mac, LCD and CRT) at least once a month using Eye-One Display. 2. I have also changed my Macs to gamma 2.2 (rather than the obsolete 1.8) in line with PCs. These

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Patrick H. Lauke
David Laakso wrote: Cool. Did the workshop you attended offer any suggestions on how everyone else in the world can obtain the same output on their monitors as you have on yours? This site best viewed with correctly calibrated monitors ... click here to order your calibration kit today

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread Sarah Peeke (XERT)
Hi David Cool. Did the workshop you attended offer any suggestions on how everyone else in the world can obtain the same output on their monitors as you have on yours? The two methods I listed (below) will go a long way towards addressing this. The Eye-One Display is very easy to use

[WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Tatham Oddie
All, Without out taking up too much of your time, itd be great if you could take a look at http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/ and let me know anything that leaps in your face as bad. Please be brutal. Im hoping there wont be too much of a beating, but if there is Id prefer to do it

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Paul Connolley
On 22 Mar 2005, at 23:34, Tatham Oddie wrote: All, Without out taking up too much of your time, itd be great if you could take a look at http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/ and let me know anything that leaps in your face as bad. Please be brutal. (PS. Notice the XHTML1.1 validating ASP.NET? J)

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Glenn
Other than the 404 errors on some of the menu items (which I assume you already knew about :) the only thing I can see is a couple of validation issues: http://validator.w3.org/check?verbose=1uri=http%3A//testdrive.fueladvance.com/Default.aspx just to do with the html tag Otherwise looking

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 10:34:38 +1100, Tatham Oddie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Without out taking up too much of your time, it'd be great if you could take a look at http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/ [...] Nice, clean, and simple. Setting font-size 0.9em on the body is doing a number in IE on

[WSG] overstyling forms

2005-03-22 Thread Philippe Wittenbergh
Oh the dangers of over constraining form elements: url from a previous thread http://www.gretagmacbeth.com/index/products/products_color-mgmt-spec/ products_cm-for-creatives/products_eye-one-display.htm The select element at the top of the page looks like this on my Firefox, nightly, OS X

RE: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Tatham Oddie
As for the XHTML probs... tad embarrassed right now. Not that this is my staging location - so I upload to it every few minutes. It *was* working... I emailed you... I broke it... you looked. Now works again - I think. Do you mind checking the XHTML compliance again for me? Thanks!

RE: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Tatham Oddie
Ok... tad embarrassed right now. Not that this is my staging location - so I upload to it every few minutes. It *was* working... I emailed you... I broke it... you looked. Now works again - I think. Do you mind checking the XHTML compliance again for me? Thanks! -Original Message-

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread diona kidd
Seems to validate as XHTML 1.0 strict...maybe that was the doc type you had in mind when coding? http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Ftestdrive.fueladvance.com %2FDefault.aspxcharset=%28detect+automatically%29doctype=XHTML+1.0 +Strictverbose=1 On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 19:28 -0500, David

RE: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Tatham Oddie
David, Thanks for taking the time to look. I had totally forgotten to test font-zooming (too excited to launch it) so I'll look into this. As for the alt text - there's no image! If you take a look at the HTML it is just a series of H1 and H2 elements. The image replacement is done totally

RE: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread diona
It seems to validate fine as XHTML 1.1 for me: http://validator.w3.org/check?verbose=1uri=http%3A//testdrive.fueladvance.c om/Default.aspx And that's the doctype on all the pages. I'm getting kinda confused as to how we're getting different results here... -Original Message- From:

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:58:24 +1100, Tatham Oddie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David, [...] As for the alt text - there's no image! If you take a look at the HTML it is just a series of H1 and H2 elements. The image replacement is done totally using CSS. In FF there are two words Fuel Advance--

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Peter J. Farrell
Tatham Oddie wrote: I've learned that artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. -- All, Without out taking up too much of your time, itd be great if you could take a look at http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/ and let me know anything that leaps in your face

Re: [WSG] overstyling forms

2005-03-22 Thread Jason Foss
Like many other things that look fine in one browser, but not in others - this really just comes down to testing, doesn't it? I'm using Firefox on Windows XP and it looks the same as your screenshot - so it's not a platform issue. Not hard to test in this case. On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 09:41:51

RE: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread Tatham Oddie
Thanks Peter Just to make it clear that P tag isnt always empty, its where messages like Invalid Credentials appear. I should make the whole element dynamic rather than just the content. It certainly isnt there for any presentation reason Ill look into what happens when I make the