[WSG] my site and mouse rollovers

2009-09-22 Thread Marvin Hunkin
hi. well not going to change the site a whole great deal. proud of this site i created for my course. and only changing the mouse rollovers. so if it looks great. let me know. it is at: http://startrekcafe.alacorncomputer.com cheers Marvin. ps: might be a few hours before my friend uploads it. as

Re: [WSG] my site and mouse rollovers

2009-09-22 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Hi Marvin, I am interested in your angle on regarding the repeating alt attribute values in your menu, e.g. alt=Closed Banana. This would appear to be against basic WCAGC accessibility guidelines, and also totally unnecessary verbiage for the listener. What is your reasoning for doing this?

Re: [WSG] my site and mouse rollovers

2009-09-22 Thread Lesley Lutomski
Hi Marvin, To follow on from what Dave Hurley said about colours, I find the green Link text hard to read on the green background. No matter how great your site is, if your users can't read it, it's not doing its job. Visionaustralia have a really useful tool on their Web site here:

Re: [WSG] my site and mouse rollovers

2009-09-22 Thread Lesley Lutomski
Hi Marvin, To follow on from what Dave Hurley said about colours, I find the green Link text hard to read on the green background. No matter how great your site is, if your users can't read it, it's not doing its job. Visionaustralia have a really useful tool on their Web site here:

[WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hi, I have an ordered list that needs the items to be alphabetized and have lines in between the items that will be subheadings within the list BUT also need to NOT take a letter. Is there a best practice on trying to accomplish the desired look? (examples below) Here is the code with no

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Kepler Gelotte
In the following list I get the desired results in the browser but does not validate,(The tag:div is not allowed within: ol): How about: ol type=A lia href=a.pdfFirst/a div class=margin_left_minus_40px h3Subheading/h3 /div /li lia href=b.pdfFirst/a/li lia

Re: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Stuart Foulstone
Perhaps you could use separate lists for each sub-heading then use the appropriate start value for each list. Using something similar to: http://www.arraystudio.com/as-workshop/make-ol-list-start-from-number-different-than-1-using-css.html (maybe an unordered list(definition list?) of

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Good call. I did this and it works visually and validates. How will this work for screen readers? Anyone??? -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Kepler Gelotte Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:44 AM To:

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Thanks Stuart. Exactly what I was looking for!! But will this work for an ordered list with capital letter styling? And is it kosher for web standards? BTW- I changed my list to use CSS for the deprecated type attribute. Now using: .list_style_upper_alpha { /*For ordered lists

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Paul Novitski
At 9/22/2009 08:43 AM, Kepler Gelotte wrote: ol type=A lia href=a.pdfFirst/a div class=margin_left_minus_40px h3Subheading/h3 /div /li lia href=b.pdfFirst/a/li lia href=c.pdfFirst/a div class=margin_left_minus_40px h3Subheading/h3 /div /li lia

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
This sounds like excellent advice. I am going to rethink my naming convention as well as the way this list needs to be broken up. Thanks for sharing your knowledge, Kevin -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Paul

[WSG] a table layout issue

2009-09-22 Thread tee
It never occurs to me I cannot do something like this. I need each tr with borders and a margin-top to separate each tr, then a 5 pixel padding inside the tr so that the td's border doesn't touch the tr, but I can't get it working. http://lotusfromthemud.com/table/tr.html The image below

[WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi there I¹d just like to send a big thank you to Russ Weakley for taking the time to collate and send this to WSG Announce each week! I always find really interesting stuff there, and usually bookmark a couple of links from it. So, thanks Russ ­ it¹s really appreciated! Cheers susie

Re: [WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread nedlud
I second that. On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Susie Gardner-Brown susi...@uq.edu.auwrote: Hi there I’d just like to send a big thank you to Russ Weakley for taking the time to collate and send this to WSG Announce each week! I always find really interesting stuff there, and usually

Re: [WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread Jeremy Cabral
Here here! Thanks Russ Jeremy Cabral mobile: 0410 319 212

 // skype: jeremycabral On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Susie Gardner-Brown susi...@uq.edu.auwrote: Hi there I’d just like to send a big thank you to Russ Weakley for taking the time to collate and send this to WSG Announce each

Re: [WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread Chris F.A. Johnson
On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, nedlud wrote: I second that. On the other hand, after looking at a few of the links the first few times I received those messages, I now delete them unseen. On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Susie Gardner-Brown susi...@uq.edu.auwrote: Hi there I?d just like

Re: [WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread matt andrews
Absoutely, I'll echo that. There are some real gems in there. Thanks, Russ. 2009/9/23 Susie Gardner-Brown susi...@uq.edu.au: Hi there I’d just like to send a big thank you to Russ Weakley for taking the time to collate and send this to WSG Announce each week! I always find really

Re: [WSG] The 'Some Links for Light Reading' posts

2009-09-22 Thread lisa . kerrigan
me too! fabulous stuff Lisa Kerrigan | Manager Content User Experience www.business.vic.gov.au; www.diird.vic.gov.au ' +61 3 9651 9176 8 lisa.kerri...@diird.vic.gov.au Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development Level 31, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000.