Re: [WSG] TARGET in 4.01 Strict

2006-02-15 Thread Hope Stewart
but there are still some instances where they can be user-friendly. Horses for courses. Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

[WSG] Re: [WSG Announce] Three upcoming WSG events

2005-10-26 Thread Hope Stewart
On 27/10/05 2:41 PM, russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Melbourne WSG - Date: Thursday 10 November, 2005 http://webstandardsgroup.org/go/event48.cfm (snip) - 2. Sydney WSG - Date: Thursday 10

Re: [WSG] Placement of company logo

2005-10-11 Thread Hope Stewart
or painting because I like its text-based description. Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] Avoiding the evil br

2005-10-10 Thread Hope Stewart
On 10/10/05 3:38 PM, Christian Montoya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Read this aloud: 909 anystreet ithaca, new york Did you stop at the line break? Did it matter? My point is that we don't need to make the line break obvious to the screen reader. For this address it doesn't matter, but for

[WSG] Avoiding the evil br

2005-10-09 Thread Hope Stewart
with list-style-type set to none, would this be semantically correct? Is there a better way? Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

[WSG] Placement of company logo

2005-10-09 Thread Hope Stewart
. But when the logo is a background image, it is one of the last things to load. From a marketing point of view, this is not desirable. What do others think? I am quite happy to be persuaded otherwise by a sound logical argument/discussion! Cheers, Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] Avoiding the evil br

2005-10-09 Thread Hope Stewart
cleaner and the css has one less item by using br /. (I like the less-is-more concept.) Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

Re: [WSG] Placement of company logo

2005-10-09 Thread Hope Stewart
of that. And if images are turned off, at least you'd have the alt text. Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting

Re: [WSG] Placement of company logo

2005-10-09 Thread Hope Stewart
-release-hooks.html http://www.harbourmarine.com/css/print.css http://www.harbourmarine.com/css/products.css Not particularly elegant but it works. Hope Stewart On 10/10/05 12:01 PM, Richard Czeiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: However, there is an argument that has the logo in the CSS particularly

Re: [WSG] Text Size Statistics

2005-09-01 Thread Hope Stewart
clicking or scrolling away. Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] New front page for http://abc.net.au/

2005-08-04 Thread Hope Stewart
Geoff, One problem that I've found in both Firefox Safari is that when I increase the font size the search box and its button disappear from the page. Hope Stewart On 4/8/05 7:18 PM, Geoff Pack [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Thanks for all the comments on the new ABC home page. I did

Re: [WSG] Problem in Firefox on initial page load only

2005-07-27 Thread Hope Stewart
I haven't tested it in *every* browser. Are there any advantages of using p class=clearnbsp;/p over div class=clear/div? I've never put a nbsp; inside the div class=clear/div. Should I? Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] Site Check: Broadleaf

2005-07-26 Thread Hope Stewart
the pros cons of various requests by the client and may recommend other alternatives. But in the end, the client has the final say. That is the reality. -- But we can still try to make the site as accessible as possible within the client-defined framework. Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] Site Check: Broadleaf

2005-07-26 Thread Hope Stewart
On 26/7/05 7:07 PM, Mugur Padurean [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: True, but how do you keep your site local on the web? And what if my bussiness in Romania on dial-up finds your services in Australia (aimed at local broadbanders) so attractive that wants to do business with you? Hey, maybe this way

[WSG] Understanding inheritance (well, trying to)

2005-07-23 Thread Hope Stewart
for that paragraph: .normal { color: black } But I find this doesn't work. For it to work, I have to define the class with the div ID, like this: #hilite .normal { color: black } What is it about the laws of inheritance that means the class alone won't work?? Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] Understanding inheritance (well, trying to)

2005-07-23 Thread Hope Stewart
Thanks Russ Joe. It all makes sense now! I had never come across the specificity rules before. (Then again, a year ago I had never heard of web standards.) This is a rather handy thing to know. Cheers, Hope Stewart ** The discussion list

[WSG] Printing problems with Firefox

2005-07-09 Thread Hope Stewart
? cheers, Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] font size in a table

2005-07-04 Thread Hope Stewart
On 4/7/05 2:42 PM, russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hope could just have easily changed from an incomplete HTML4.01 Transitional doctype to a complete version. This is not a criticism of Hope, as she may have had other reasons for moving to XHML. This was not a conscience nor

[WSG] font size in a table

2005-07-03 Thread Hope Stewart
want the text in the table to be the same size as elsewhere! What am I doing wrong??? Could someone please enlighten me? A mock-up of the page is here: http://hopestew.customer.netspace.net.au/ And the css is here: http://hopestew.customer.netspace.net.au/css/style1.css Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] font size in a table

2005-07-03 Thread Hope Stewart
Thanks, Russ! I've fixed the doctype on the real page and it works beautifully now. The page is on a site with a non-web standards design that I've inherited. It's due for a revamp in a couple of months when I plan to introduce standards. I thought I'd start to experiment with this new page but

Re: [WSG] font size in a table

2005-07-03 Thread Hope Stewart
On 4/7/05 1:23 PM, Webmaster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This was bugging me for ages too. I don't know _why_ it does it but my workaround to-date has simply been to implicitly set font-size for p, td and li. My table and list text usually display larger when I only set the font-size in the body

Re: [WSG] Flash and valid XHTML

2005-06-29 Thread Hope Stewart
equivalent to the alt attribute? Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] Flash and valid XHTML

2005-06-29 Thread Hope Stewart
Thanks Daniele. I'll give it a go. On 30/6/05 3:19 PM, INFOPRE [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: if browser doens't have plug-ing, you can insert a tag image with alt attribute that describe use of flash in your site. If you are interested to create an accessibile flash site, this is for you

Re: [WSG] Making PDF and Word files accessible

2005-06-04 Thread Hope Stewart
are also using Dreamweaver on a Mac, you can try what I do: cut paste the Word doc into AppleWorks. Then either save the AppleWorks doc as html or cut paste from AppleWorks into Dreamweaver. AppleWorks strips out all the Word rubbish. HTH, Hope Stewart

[WSG] alt tags and image captions

2005-06-03 Thread Hope Stewart
enlighten me? Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

[WSG] Formatting tables

2005-05-10 Thread Hope Stewart
, Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

Re: [WSG] Formatting tables

2005-05-10 Thread Hope Stewart
Thanks for your suggests, James. I'm currently reading through the w3.org spec whose link Lachlan Hardy gave: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/tables.html I'll then give the table another go and if I'm still having problems will certainly cry out for help again. I like figuring out things for

Re: [WSG] Dreamweaver templates and CSS

2005-05-07 Thread Hope Stewart
to select the text main content goes here, I can't do it in Design View. I have to go into Code View. When there are a few lines of text in the editable DIV region, then it's no problem. I never had this problem with templates using table-based layouts. Regards, Hope Stewart On 7/5/05 4:42 PM, Joshua

Re: [WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-29 Thread Hope Stewart
On 30/4/05 12:31 AM, Drake, Ted C. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The top nav does bizarre things when you get off the index page. On one page, the tabs were replaced with underlined text, yet the dropdowns continued to work. When I went deeper, the navigation was missing entirely. Thanks for your

Re: [WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-28 Thread Hope Stewart
Thanks Thierry for your detailed reply! I've implemented all your suggestions except the IE5/mac dropdowns -- I haven't had time to look at the suggested link yet, but I will. Regards, Hope On 28/4/05 2:27 PM, Thierry Koblentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ope Stewart wrote: comments. The design

Re: [WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-28 Thread Hope Stewart
On 28/4/05 6:27 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2 errors in home page http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.rowinghistory-aus.info/world-u23- championships/index.html Thanks for this. Just goes to show that I need to validate EACH time I make changes! Cheers Hope(less)

Re: [WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-28 Thread Hope Stewart
On 28/4/05 8:46 PM, Graham [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The only thing I really don't like is that when you click a link the top menu disappears and the only way I can get it back is to click the Back button. (I'm using IE6) If you click one of the links in the top green menu, it takes you to a

Re: [WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-28 Thread Hope Stewart
On 29/4/05 1:30 PM, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Seems fine on this end, although I can't for the life of me figure out what the bw image is that appears to be a grasshopper? Haha - It's a grasshopper wearing a jail bird stripy outfit- haha.. Actually, looks like people rowing -

[WSG] site check please - Rowing History

2005-04-27 Thread Hope Stewart
could have a look for me, particularly in regards to the drop-downs. The drop-downs do not work in IE5.2/mac, but each of the first level links will go to a page containing all the links in the drop-downs. So, accessibility is not reliant on the drop-downs. Regards, Hope Stewart

[WSG] To float or not to float

2005-04-25 Thread Hope Stewart
Say you want to create this two-column layout: div id=leftContent for id left Goes Here/div div id=rightContent for id right Goes Here/div What, if any, are the advantages and/or disadvantages of (1) floating neither column compared to (2) floating one column? Sample CSS: (1) floating neither

Re: [WSG] To float or not to float

2005-04-25 Thread Hope Stewart
On 25/4/05 5:26 PM, russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The biggest drawback of absolute positioning is that it is removed from the normal flow of the document. This means that any other content below will ignore the absolutely positioned content. For example, a footer may slide up

Re: [WSG] To float or not to float

2005-04-25 Thread Hope Stewart
On 25/4/05 8:09 PM, Ingo Chao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The problem here is the first rule: you forgot the ;, so a parser could read this: #right { width: 45%; border: 1px solid black; } D'oh!! now you might wonder why this does not fit side-by-side in FF, OP, but in IE.

Re: [WSG] Two images on the one line

2005-04-02 Thread Hope Stewart
of the Eiffel tower in Parc Mini-France /div Can someone explain? Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

[WSG] displaying 2 photos with captions

2005-03-27 Thread Hope Stewart
: http://www.harbourmarine.com/draft/products/capstans2.html But I believe this is an inappropriate and unnecessary use of a table. How do I replace this table with divs? There will be many product pages like this one, but the photos will vary in size. Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] displaying 2 photos with captions

2005-03-27 Thread Hope Stewart
machines I have, italic is rendered very jaggedly even though on my old Mac it looks beautiful -- but at least 99% of the client's customers seem to be using Windows, so it's got to look good for them!) Thanks for your help! Hope Stewart

Re: [WSG] displaying 2 photos with captions

2005-03-27 Thread Hope Stewart
On 28/3/05 12:43 PM, Vicki Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My personal approach is to use put captions in a p inside the div, and style that separately. (So if your div is #image, then just use #image p which will style all ps inside that div.) The reason I do this is because I may want to

Re: [WSG] code formatting

2005-02-21 Thread Hope Stewart
rendering in IE. I find this very odd. cheers, Hope Stewart On 21/2/05 11:48 AM, Lothar B. Baier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That sounds like uncollapsed margins. Eric A. Meyer has a good article on that: http://www.complexspiral.com/publications/uncollapsing-margins/ HTH Lothar

[WSG] code formatting

2005-02-20 Thread Hope Stewart
=footerpThis is all the copyright stuff./p/div So, it makes me wonder: Is there a way I should be formatting my code to avoid browser rendering problems such as this one? Cheers, Hope Stewart ** The discussion list for http