Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Ca Phun Ung
Mike Brown wrote: Rachel May wrote: I created the PNGs in Photoshop (CS3) and just wondering if there are any better tools or ways of saving the PNGs for smaller file size, while still retaining their high quality?? http://www.ignite-it.co.uk/ Best. Graphics. Optimiser. PlugIn. I use

[WSG] accessibility and brower compatibility for Kiosk mode?

2008-04-16 Thread tee
I am working on a site, of which a section is strictly for Kiosk mode only. Had no experience with this therefor I treated it as if it's for web browsers with all accessibility care. Submitted the first draft, client sent back correction and feedback, while he didn't specifically said to

RE: [WSG] accessibility and brower compatibility for Kiosk mode?

2008-04-16 Thread michael.brockington
Tee, It sounds like you are having a bit of difficulty with the 'Accessibility' label here: Accessibility is just one branch of Usability, neither of which ever go away completely. I used to do quite a lot of touch-screen kiosk development, but I know that things have moved on a little since

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Nikita The Spider The Spider
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 1:56 AM, Ca Phun Ung [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mike Brown wrote: Rachel May wrote: I created the PNGs in Photoshop (CS3) and just wondering if there are any better tools or ways of saving the PNGs for smaller file size, while still retaining their high quality??

[WSG] Image placement

2008-04-16 Thread Michael Horowitz
I need to modify a page to add two images next to image button. In the original css the image button is in a div that is centered on the page. I don't see a semantic need to add any new divs so I increased the width of the div to make it the entire size of my page and then need to decide how

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Nick Fitzsimons
On Wed, April 16, 2008 5:59 am, Rachel May wrote: Only my personal website I've used transparent PNGs a lot... I've been rather picky on how it looks, so that the shadows look natural etc. But this means that the file sizes are HUGE and download is really long. I created the PNGs in

RE: [WSG] accessibility and brower compatibility for Kiosk mode?

2008-04-16 Thread michael.brockington
2) Is there anything I can use to replace the checkbox for the Kiosk? It needs to be large but from my testing, I can't make it larger by adding paddings, width and height. Not to mention this won't work with Safari and Camino (they have another web version for the same section ) Have you

RE: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Rachel May
Thanks for your replies everyone - I'll check out those tools. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nikita The Spider The Spider Sent: Thursday, 17 April 2008 1:55 a.m. To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes On Wed,

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Christian Snodgrass
Fireworks also has some really nice optimization tools for all formats. Rachel May wrote: Thanks for your replies everyone - I'll check out those tools. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nikita The Spider The Spider Sent: Thursday, 17

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that in the 'save for web' option you could only save as gif or jpeg. Am I wrong? I'd love it if I could use it to compress png files - just needed to yesterday!! ... :) - susie On 17/4/08 1:40 AM, Nick Fitzsimons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, April 16, 2008

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Casey Farrell
Definitely can be used for PNG, and I'm pretty sure at least all of the CS versions can. Casey. Susie Gardner-Brown wrote: Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that in the 'save for web' option you could only save as gif or jpeg. Am I wrong? I'd love it if I could use it to compress png files -

RE: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Rachel May
Hi Susie, Yes it does, but this is what I've already used and I think the files are still rather huge!! My version is CS3. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susie Gardner-Brown Sent: Thursday, 17 April 2008 11:35 a.m. To:

[WSG] Website Accessability Tools

2008-04-16 Thread Marvin Hunkin
Hi. does any one know of any good accessible off line software accessability tools, for checking broken links, that the right colour is for the element on the page, like on my site, for the headings, you have a red colour,a nd a good offline vallidator, if not connected to the internet. if any one

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Well, I've just run a 6120b png file through it and it reduced to 196kb, so I'm pleased about that!! :) On 17/4/08 9:49 AM, Rachel May [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Susie, Yes it does, but this is what I've already used and I think the files are still rather huge!! My version is CS3.

Re: [WSG] Website Accessability Tools

2008-04-16 Thread dwain
marvin, here are some tools i use for accessibility and link checking. http://www.tawdis.net -- there is an offline accessibility checker here http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,6974-order,1-page,1-c,alldownloads/description.html -- online and offline link checker xenu sleuth

[WSG] Next IA Cocktail Hour

2008-04-16 Thread Jessica Enders
The next Canberra IA Cocktail Hour is Thursday 24 April 2008. It's going to be hard to follow up the fantastically thought- provoking, engaging and informative Cocktail Hour in March—thanks to Donna and Stuart for some great presentations. But Jessica Enders, Director of Formulate

[WSG] BarCamp Perth 2.0

2008-04-16 Thread Gary Barber
People say not a lot happens in Perth, Australia. Not so. Following on from the success of first BarCamp Perth and PodCamp Perth its time for: BarCamp Perth 2.0 -- Date: 10-May-08 Central TAFE, 140 Royal St, East Perth WA 6004 When: 900-1700 on Saturday 10 May 2008 More