RE: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet

2010-12-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet - Original Message - From: Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 7:51 AM Subject: RE: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet Yes. Thank you Felix! best

RE: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet

2010-12-20 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
I like the let it fail gracefully method. And, using something like !--[if IE 6]link rel=stylesheet href=/styles /ie6_detection_message.css media=screen type=text/css /![endif]--, display a message for IE 6 only, You are using IE 6. Please upgrade your browser to view this site correctly. Kevin

RE: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet

2010-12-20 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Felix Miata Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 3:26 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] disallow IE6 to load the main style sheet On 2010/12/20 13:13 (GMT-0500) Erickson, Kevin (DOE) composed: I like the let it fail

RE: [WSG] Document Formats

2010-12-02 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Chris Beer Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2010 7:15 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Cc: Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Subject: Re: [WSG] Document Formats Hi Kevin You're also touching on accessibility issues there, as well as gov business processes, legal requirements etc etc. One thing I

[WSG] Document Formats

2010-11-30 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hi All, The website I work with receives a lot of documents to be posted that come in the form of Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents. And now, with the release of the latest versions of Ms Office, they are coming to me with an X on their extensions. I have information in the footer of all the

RE: [WSG] Advanced Javascript course (Sydney)?

2010-09-17 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Try Lynda.com. It is sure to get you up and running quickly! Kevin -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Jens-Uwe Korff Sent: Friday, September 17, 2010 12:36 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Advanced

[WSG] HTML5 Periodic Table of Elements

2010-09-03 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
This is too clever, (and maybe even helpful), not to share. http://joshduck.com/periodic-table.html ...hope it is helpful to someone. Kevin *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

[WSG] HTML5 with Chrome

2010-08-31 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hi, I found an edgy Chrome Only, HTML5 development here, http://www.chromeexperiments.com/, called The Wilderness Down and am wondering if this wasteful, at this point in time, to develop an HTML5 site like http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/? If it is, how long is your ETA of when it will be

RE: [WSG] HTML5 with Chrome

2010-08-31 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Of Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 9:47 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] HTML5 with Chrome Hi, I found an edgy Chrome Only, HTML5 development here, http://www.chromeexperiments.com/, called The Wilderness Down and am wondering if this wasteful, at this point

RE: [WSG] Video Accessibility Help

2010-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hi all, Has anyone heard of Sorenson Communications? They handle free communications for deaf, etc. - http://www.sorensonvrs.com/svrs. From what I can tell, it looks like a good way to try out. Did I mention it's free??? Kevin -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] @media ordering in stylesheet

2010-08-05 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
No, the last one overrides the ones before it. Kevin -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Jody Tate Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2010 1:21 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] @media ordering in stylesheet Hi

RE: [WSG] CSS off button

2010-02-04 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
/HTML Thanks, JC On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov wrote: Hello fellow WSG'ers. Could anyone please tell me if there is a right way to put a clickable button in a web page that will turn off all CSS

RE: [WSG] CSS off button

2010-02-04 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Of Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 1:44 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] CSS off button Thanks Jayachandran! That definitely works but is there a way that it could keep the CSS off when the visitor leaves the page? Using a cookie maybe? Here is the page

RE: [WSG] CSS off button

2010-01-25 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
also be skipped. I haven't tested that, but I think it would work. -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 2:27 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] CSS off

RE: [WSG] CSS off button

2010-01-22 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Oliver Boermans Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 4:54 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] CSS off button Hi Kevin On 23 January 2010 06:52, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov wrote: Could anyone

RE: [WSG] [WSG Announce] Some links for light reading (22/12/09)

2009-12-23 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
You didn't give up did you Russ??? There is always hope if we choose to see it right? Please keep sending your links and don't let the bad apples spoil the whole bunch :) Sincerely! -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of

[WSG] Deprecated start for lists confirmation

2009-11-10 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hello, Is the start attribute truly deprecated for a list? Is there a better way to do this? i.e. - ol class=list_style_numeric liinfo/li liinfo/li /ol anything... ol class=list_style_numeric start=3

RE: [WSG] Deprecated start for lists confirmation

2009-11-10 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
/lists.html#adef-start . Elliot From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 10:17 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Deprecated start for lists

RE: [WSG] Deprecated start for lists confirmation

2009-11-10 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
, Documentation and Localization Core Technologies and Consumer Engineering Opera Software ASA, Oslo, Norway Mobile: (+47) 95 17 61 11 http://dev.opera.com/articles/accessibility/ On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov wrote: Thanks

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

2009-09-23 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Thank you Russ! Much appreciated here as well!!! Kevin From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Susie Gardner-Brown Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:03 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] The 'Some Links

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-23 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
If you're using a h3 inside a list, I kind of expect a h2 and a h1 to precede that... Is it really necessary to use a h3 or could you just style an ol or ul in the appropriate way? On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov wrote: Hi, I

RE: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-23 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
and a h1 to precede that... Is it really necessary to use a h3 or could you just style an ol or ul in the appropriate way? On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) kevin.erick...@doe.virginia.gov wrote: Hi, I have an ordered list that needs the items to be alphabetized

[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 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)
(definition list?) of subheadings with nested ordered lists) Just an idea. On Tue, September 22, 2009 3:40 pm, Erickson, Kevin (DOE) wrote: 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

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] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Good day, When making a form in Dreamweaver it puts in id=same as name in to every form item. When I take out all the id attributes the form still works. Why are the id attributes being put in by DW and, more importantly, is there an accessibility issue if I take them out? i.e. -

RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Have you tested it out with any screen readers? I would like to hear about the results. Kevin -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Tom Livingston Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:36 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Wow! So what is the best practice??? -Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Steve Green Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 3:59 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms -Original Message-

RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
I have two simple forms. Which is better?: http://www.doedev.vi.virginia.gov/z_testing_area/kevin/form_mail_vi/form _mailer4.shtml Code: form name=form_submit method=post action=/home_files/forms/form_mail_template.cfm p span id=sprytextfield1

RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
FYI- I did replace align=right align=center with CSS styling. -Original Message- From: Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 4:33 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms I have two simple forms. Which is better?: http

RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms

2009-08-19 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
FYI- I did replace align=right align=center with CSS styling. -Original Message- From: Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 4:33 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] Accessible Forms I have two simple forms. Which is better?: http

[WSG] IE8 and testing for Accessibility 508 Compliancy

2009-07-23 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hello, Could anyone please give me information about IE8 and testing for accessibility and 508 compliancy? If anyone has links to this information that would be very helpful too. Regards, Kevin *** List Guidelines:

RE: [WSG] Uppercase Tag Names

2008-10-08 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hello All, This looks like a really good cause. Please sign the petition to reopen the Accessibility Institute at the University of Texas created by the late John Slatin http://www.molly.com/2008/04/07/the-john-slatin-fund-accessibility-proj ect/ and colleagues here:

RE: [WSG] Appropriate postings

2008-08-06 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Thank you!!! I agree 100%. Nothing is better than trying to find information from a well rounded group. That is what makes this list so great! For some one to say they want a newbie level list, tells me they have not thought it through. We should ask those that don't want to participate in a

RE: [WSG] Encoding odities

2008-07-10 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
try this: meta http-equiv=Content-Type content=text/html; charset=utf-8 / From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barney Carroll Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 8:27 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Encoding odities Hello

[WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
What is the most accessible method to have email links on web pages? *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Persson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 10:49 AM Subject: Re: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email Accessible or to keep them not readble from the search engines and SPAM?? Michael Erickson, Kevin (DOE) wrote: What is the most accessible method

RE: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
I like the idea of a title tag being used i.e.- a href=mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] title=e-mail address - [EMAIL PROTECTED]first name last name/a -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Krystian - Sunlust Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 11:33 AM To:

RE: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
I meant title attribute ;) -Original Message- From: Erickson, Kevin (DOE) Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 12:54 PM To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email I like the idea of a title tag being used i.e.- a href=mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] title=e-mail

RE: [WSG] Accessibility for HTML Email

2008-05-15 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
How about JavaScript? I found this code at http://rickconner.net/spamweb/avoiding.html: div align=center p script type=text/javascript !-- // protected email script by Joe Maller // JavaScripts

RE: [WSG] Opera files antitrust ... ADMIN

2008-04-04 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
What is the address to the WSG forum? What is your email off-list? Could you please give us detailed information that you refer to in future distributions so that I do not have to bother you? ;) Thank you very much, Kevin Erickson -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[WSG] Jump Menu Title attributes

2008-03-12 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hi All, What is the best title attribute wording to indicate a link is a jump link (page navigation links)? Thank you very much, Kevin *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

[WSG] Browser Text Resizing and the Ill Effects It May Cause

2008-03-03 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Hello, I am trying to realize the weight of users being able to increase and/or decrease the text size in their browser and the ill effects it has on the design and usability of our sites. Is this something other designers are concerned about and have found solutions? Are we responsible if the

RE: [WSG] Dreamweaver Extensions

2008-02-11 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Michael Brandt Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 2:50 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Dreamweaver Extensions Erickson, Kevin (DOE) wrote: I am looking for extensions that aid in detecting errors on pages, missed alt tags, etc. Why not just Validate the page? E. Michael

RE: [WSG] Dreamweaver Extensions

2008-02-11 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
Thanks Patrick. No particular aspect of accessibility. I am looking for extensions that aid in detecting errors on pages, missed alt tags, etc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick H. Lauke Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 1:31 PM To:

RE: [WSG] File comparison tool for Dreamweaver CS3

2007-12-26 Thread Erickson, Kevin (DOE)
The BEST file compare software I have seen and used is the open source WinMerge http://winmerge.org/ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Seokzzang Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 2:34 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] File