[WSG] Styling a hyperlink like a button using CSS

2009-10-08 Thread Caleb Wong
I'm trying to style a hyperlink to look like a button using a sprite image, the button needs to be flexible for different lengths of text. problem with the one i've built, it's not flexible in IE6. Looking for suggestions as to how to better code a button like that. Example:

Re: [WSG] elasticity and floats

2009-10-08 Thread designer
Thanks Martin, I tried your mark-up, but found a gap between adleft1 and 2. I shifted the outer div, removed the margins and Presto! [1] However, I'm getting confused now as to why this should work whilst others didn't [2] Bob [1]http://www.rspcacornwall.org.uk/testbed/floatdivs_martin.html

[WSG] styling a select box

2009-10-08 Thread Bas V
Regularly I run into problems with styling the select box... I like to change the look of the select box button and put the button (and the option text) on the left-hand side and have it showing exactly the same in all modern browsers but I have not much luck with that... Applying more

Re: [WSG] elasticity and floats

2009-10-08 Thread designer
Actually Martin, The flexible div does still expand to fit the whole wrapper in FF3 etc. It is disguised by the background colours. If you remove all the bk colours apart from the elastic one, you'll see this in action! :-( Bob - Original Message - From: designer

[WSG] Local W3C CSS Validator for Windows

2009-10-08 Thread Daniel Anderson
Can anyone help me with a good W3C CSS Validator that will run on Windows? Cheers Daniel *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help:

Re: [WSG] elasticity and floats

2009-10-08 Thread Martin.Heiden
Bob, you removed to much margins. The magic was caused by the negative margins. The gap was intended. You can remove it by adjusting the negative margin and the width of adleft2. regards, Martin on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 13:02 wsg@webstandardsgroup.org wrote: Actually Martin,

Re: [WSG] Local W3C CSS Validator for Windows

2009-10-08 Thread Palle
I use Web Developer Toolbar for Firefox to validate local CSS files, It's great. :) https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/60 /Palle On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 1:48 PM, Daniel Anderson daniela...@gmail.com wrote: Can anyone help me with a good W3C CSS Validator that will run on Windows?

Re: [WSG] Local W3C CSS Validator for Windows

2009-10-08 Thread David Dorward
On 8 Oct 2009, at 12:48, Daniel Anderson wrote: Can anyone help me with a good W3C CSS Validator that will run on Windows? The W3C only provide one CSS validator. It is written in Java though, so it should run on Windows. http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/DOWNLOAD.html -- David

[WSG] Andrew is out of the office... [SEC=No Protective Marking Present]

2009-10-08 Thread Andrew . Remely
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Re: [WSG] styling a select box

2009-10-08 Thread Сергей Кириченко
abandon all hopes, brother )) 2009/10/8 Bas V basby...@hotmail.com Regularly I run into problems with styling the select box... I like to change the look of the select box button and put the button (and the option text) on the left-hand side and have it showing exactly the same in all

Re: [WSG] styling a select box

2009-10-08 Thread James Ducker
You could just use a regular select, and then use javascript to find it, strip it out, and replace it with your own uber-select. Here's something along those lines: http://ryanfait.com/resources/custom-checkboxes-and-radio-buttons/ - James 2009/10/8 Сергей Кириченко tt.s...@gmail.com

Re: [WSG] Local W3C CSS Validator for Windows

2009-10-08 Thread James Ducker
Yeah I have it running on Windows. The easiest way is to install a server that can autodeploy war files, like Tomcat. - James 2009/10/8 David Dorward da...@dorward.me.uk On 8 Oct 2009, at 12:48, Daniel Anderson wrote: Can anyone help me with a good W3C CSS Validator that will run on

[WSG] Lisa Kerrigan/StateDevPolicy/DSD is out of the office.

2009-10-08 Thread lisa . kerrigan
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Re: [WSG] styling a select box

2009-10-08 Thread ピエールランリ・ラヴィン
Actually it shouldn't be skinned even if we can access it through the css. Moreover, possibilities are limited. You won't go far. You can just take a look at http://www.456bereastreet.com/lab/styling-form-controls-revisited/ to understand that it's simply not possible. Please tell me if I'm

[WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Western Web Design
Good morning all http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html #header has a background image (logo) and an image floated right that with the help of Javascript fades and replaces itself with another 4 times and so on. Works OK except for IE6. In IE6, although the image

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Chris F.A. Johnson
On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Western Web Design wrote: http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text and text that overflows its box: http://cfaj.freeshell.org/testing/keynorth.jpg. -- Chris F.A.

Re: [WSG] Styling a hyperlink like a button using CSS

2009-10-08 Thread Luke Hoggett
Hi, Search for Sliding Doors button, you'l get heaps of results with a few different implementations. cheers L Caleb Wong wrote: I'm trying to style a hyperlink to look like a button using a sprite image, the button needs to be flexible for different lengths of text. problem with the

Re: [WSG] Local W3C CSS Validator for Windows

2009-10-08 Thread Luke Hoggett
Hi, Try web developer toolbar on Firefox, OS independent otherwise this link may help http://www.google.com.au/search?q=W3C+CSS+Validator+for+Windowsie=utf-8oe=utf-8aq=trls=org.mozilla:en-GB:officialclient=firefox-a ciao L Daniel Anderson wrote: Can anyone help me with a good W3C CSS

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Western Web Design
HiChris http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text and text that overflows its box: http://cfaj.freeshell.org/testing/keynorth.jpg. I am not seeing that at all - where are you

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Chris F.A. Johnson
On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Western Web Design wrote: http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text and text that overflows its box: http://cfaj.freeshell.org/testing/keynorth.jpg.

RE: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Kepler Gelotte
In IE6, although the image fades and replaces etc, the #header is enlarged to accommodate all 4 images though three remain hidden. Hi, I suspect that the javascript is executing before the page has fully loaded so the images are not able to be stacked by the javascript function. To make sure

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Western Web Design
Chris F.A. Johnson wrote: On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Western Web Design wrote: http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text and text that overflows its box:

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Chris F.A. Johnson
On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Western Web Design wrote: Chris F.A. Johnson wrote: On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Western Web Design wrote: http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Western Web Design
Hi Chris OK - I think I get it now - something to do with font-size. I can see what you see if I don't specify a font-size on the #footer. But as I HAVE specified a font-size, I don't understand why you see what you see. Thanks. -- Lyn Smith www.westernwebdesign.com.au Affordable website

Re: [WSG] IE6 display issue

2009-10-08 Thread Western Web Design
Chris F.A. Johnson wrote: http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/keynorthcontractors/index.html There is a problem with ungainly wordspacing in the justified text and text that overflows its box: http://cfaj.freeshell.org/testing/keynorth.jpg.