Re: [WSG] intranet benchmarking quiz

2007-10-17 Thread Carl Reynolds
plasmo wrote: Hi, I am currently reviewing an area of an intranet, and getting a lot of anecdotal comments such as all the intranets I've ever seen worked like this. To deal with this somewhat, I am taking a short quiz of people's experiences with their current intranets. If anyone here can

Re: [WSG] standards or confusion?

2005-12-07 Thread Carl Reynolds
Peter J. Farrell wrote: Martin Heiden wrote: Do it on the serverside!!! Maybe I'm a cycle head, but it seems silly to use computation cycles (although very little) to compute a year that changes only once per year. Use a server side include or hard code it in your footer template and

Re: [WSG] Sliced Image Dilema

2005-08-10 Thread Carl Reynolds
Jeff D. Reid wrote: Can anyone here please post urls to some reading regarding the use of sliced images in building a website vs using CSS instead. Kind of a pros and cons type of paper. I find your question a little confusing. The use of sliced images and CSS are not mutually exclusive.

Re: [WSG] Site Check Win 2000

2005-07-21 Thread Carl Reynolds
Dean | eCreate wrote: If anybody out there has Win 2000 running IE6 could you check this URL: http://www.stthomasaquinasacademy.org/ I am getting one report that it is loading but then hanging up IE. Thanks, Dean ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] Site Check Win 2000

2005-07-21 Thread Carl Reynolds
Dean | eCreate wrote: If anybody out there has Win 2000 running IE6 could you check this URL: http://www.stthomasaquinasacademy.org/ I am getting one report that it is loading but then hanging up IE. Thanks, Dean ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] Site Check Win 2000

2005-07-21 Thread Carl Reynolds
Dean | eCreate wrote: If anybody out there has Win 2000 running IE6 could you check this URL: http://www.stthomasaquinasacademy.org/ I am getting one report that it is loading but then hanging up IE. Thanks, Dean ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] Site Check Win 2000

2005-07-21 Thread Carl Reynolds
I think your problem is in this line of the function P7_setMinWidth: if(cw=w){w-=ad;g.style.width=w+px;}else{g.style.width=auto;}} I haven't really tried it to find out, but it looks as if you have set the minimum width to 770px in P7_limit. That is about where the page locks up when you

Re: [WSG] Images not loading...

2005-06-26 Thread Carl Reynolds
Kim Kruse wrote: Hi, On this page http://mouseriders.dk/esrum/test.htm I have some sort of problem in FF and other Gecko browsers. The images just don't show up unless I scroll the page, mouseover the links or reload the page. Does anybody know why? The page looks the same in FF-1.0.4

Re: [WSG] disappearing element in page

2005-05-04 Thread Carl Reynolds
Ingo Chao wrote: a.p. #menu solid clearer float #center-layout div id=page ul id=menu.../ul div class=clear!-- --/div div id=center-layout.../div /div .clear { clear: both; height: 0;} /* solid clearer which has layout */ For complaints about the illogical clearer fix please write

Re: [WSG] disappearing element in page

2005-05-03 Thread Carl Reynolds
Ingo Chao wrote: Ingo Chao schrieb: Carl Reynolds schrieb: http://hyperbole-software.com/movie-buzz/ http://www.satzansatz.de/cssd/tmp/disappearingcontent.html And I think the problem (the a. p. menu is disappearing in IE6 and IE5.5 on reload) is triggered when the floated div#center-layout's

[WSG] disappearing element in page

2005-05-01 Thread Carl Reynolds
I am creating a page using a fluid two column layout. I think I have the page looking the way I want it in Firefox/win. It also looks OK in IE/win, but if I narrow the IE window enough that a horizontal scroll bar appears and refresh, or go to the page for the first time, the menu area (on the

Re: [WSG] Little cool feature?

2005-04-26 Thread Carl Reynolds
Chris, Try looking a little higher. :-) Chris Stratford wrote: Same effect as the diver in this css zen garden entry: http://www.csszengarden.com/?cssfile=http://www.css-praxis.de/cssocean/zenocean.css Very nice indeed. One thing - is the character meant to look like a man with that huge

Re: [WSG] Client wants flashing text

2005-04-15 Thread Carl Reynolds
Jeff Oien wrote: When a client wants some flashing text for emphasis, what do you do or tell them? Jeff ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to

Re: [WSG] The mail problem

2005-04-11 Thread Carl Reynolds
russ - maxdesign wrote: Can I just add here that Scott Parsons is definitely not the person who's email address was the problem - although his email post hit the list in spectacular fashion it was not his fault in any way. And in case you are wondering who suggested shutting down the whole mail

Re: [WSG] Access Key question

2005-04-06 Thread Carl Reynolds
tee wrote: I'd read a couple of blogs regarding the access keys, although opinion are spitted, I decided to implement access keys on my sites. While fixing my sites in different languages, I realized I cannot use the same access keys for both, say Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, and

Re: [WSG] Access Key question

2005-04-06 Thread Carl Reynolds
Carl Reynolds wrote: tee wrote: I'd read a couple of blogs regarding the access keys, although opinion are spitted, I decided to implement access keys on my sites. While fixing my sites in different languages, I realized I cannot use the same access keys for both, say Traditional Chinese

Re: [WSG] Firefox bug on mouse scrolling

2005-03-25 Thread Carl Reynolds
designer wrote: Hi all, I notice a bug in Firefox (I think it is, anyway) which shows itself as a 2-3 pixel gap appearing in the bottom border of an image when the viewport is altered by scrolling with the mouse wheel. It doesn't affect all the images (strange) only some, and the image must be

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] colour contrast analyser

2005-02-05 Thread Carl Reynolds
Andreas Boehmer wrote: a colour contrast analyser, useful for checking foreground background colour combinations is now available. (http://www.nils.org.au/ais/web/resources/contrast_analyser/index.html) I like it. The colour picker is useful. But it seems you cannot manually enter HEX

Re: [WSG] Two CSS Question

2005-01-16 Thread Carl Reynolds
a standard for the XMLHttpRequest Object. While the method has several drawbacks, it does allow the developer a method of including a file into the HTML from client side as opposed to .ASP, .NET, .JSP, or Perl which are all server side solutions. Carl Paul Novitski wrote: At 02:14 PM 1/13/05, Carl

Re: [WSG] Two CSS Question

2005-01-13 Thread Carl Reynolds
Salman, I'm glad you asked about including, I have wondered that myself. I would like to add another question to yours: If I have a section of HTML that is the same in all my files, is there a way to put it in a file by itself and include it into each page? As far as your question #2 goes: are

Re: [WSG] Odd IE Issue...

2004-12-30 Thread Carl Reynolds
Chris Stratford wrote: hey group, odd problem here: www.gamerdb.net using IE, that page seems to take AGES to load the background. why is this? it is a 2*2 gif... moz handles it just fine. when i click on STATS i seem to see a wipe effect down the page while the background fills in... ODD???

Re: [WSG] Site Critique

2004-11-12 Thread Carl Reynolds
Laurie Keith wrote: Hi, If any of you busy people have a spare 15 minutes, can you give me an honest evaluation on our new corporate web site. http://www.createwith.com I have my own opinions, but I would like to go back to the decision makers with some independent comments from other

Re: [WSG] Semantic indentation

2004-10-24 Thread Carl Reynolds
I like Bryan's markup the best as it uses the first-line attribute to specify the indentation for each stanza. When I first started to think about this the solution I conceived was similar to the ones that Mordechai proposed and I like those as well, however, if the css standard supports

Re: [WSG] Circle menu

2004-10-24 Thread Carl Reynolds
http://www.eblong.com/zarf/sitemap-disc.html I realize this isn't a menu, but is might be an example of a place to start the discussion. Is this kind of the idea you are trying to create? Carl. Jad Madi wrote: Greetings Any idea how to create a circle menu that fit the whole screen with

Re: [WSG] Site review plz.

2004-10-05 Thread Carl Reynolds
Jacobus, I looked at your site using Firefox on Windows 2000 Pro. It is well put together. I find the pages a little too busy, but that is just personal taste. I went through the registration process and had the following problems: I didn't notice the I have read and understood the Terms

Re: [WSG] Slicing With Photoshop

2004-09-29 Thread Carl Reynolds
To move your sliced images to another place on the page, place all the stuff ImageReady (Photoshop) generates inside another div !-- generated slices here --/div, give the enclosing division position: relative and control its position on the page as you wish. I don't understand your question

Re: [WSG] articledates and bylines

2004-03-24 Thread Carl Reynolds
If your thinking about using a byline tag a lot or a articledate tag, shouldn't you be thinking about doing this in XML? You could then use a byline Author C Writer/byline and use XSTL to control the appearance of all the by-lines. Martin Stender wrote: The address element sort of makes

Re: [WSG] CSS Shorthand for color

2004-03-22 Thread Carl Reynolds
I did a lot of research several years ago in the use of color in user interfaces that will be viewed by color blind people. The results we got showed that a wide range of colors works better for them than a narrow range. Of course it is not a good idea to uses exclusively bright red and bright

Re: [WSG] Purpose of this mailing list

2004-03-10 Thread Carl Reynolds
I filter on the [WSG] in the subject line and would suggest that if you want to add other categories, it be done by adding to the [WSG]. For example, [WSG][CSS] subject,or [WSG] - CSS - subject. Justin French wrote: On Thursday, March 11, 2004, at 07:28 AM, Taco Fleur wrote: The only

Re: Opening pages in new windows... was Re: [WSG] XHTML (OT??)

2004-02-08 Thread Carl Reynolds
I agree with Michael and Ray that preserving the flow of information is the important idea here. I want to open links that go off site, or out of the normal flow in a new window. One example of this is if I have a page with a list of documents on various subjects, I want each document to open

Re: [WSG] Delimiting columns in a 3column fluid layout

2004-02-01 Thread Carl Reynolds
Try looking at http://www.hyperbole-software.com. If I understand the description you gave of your layout. It is an example of what you are trying to do. It creates a three column layout with a vertical line between the sections to divide the three columns. Carl. Michael Kear wrote: