Re: [WSG] Ordered List Best Practice

2009-09-23 Thread Matijs
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) wrote: Hi, I have an

Re: [WSG] strange web page problems

2009-09-09 Thread Matijs
Marvin, From what I hear, a version of JAWS is tied to a specific version of IE. So a version that works fine with IE7 may simply not work (correctly) with IE8. I suggest you direct your question to the support department of the software you're having problems with. Regards, Matijs On Tue, Sep

Re: [WSG] web hosting

2009-09-04 Thread Matijs
that suits your needs. I'm afraid I can't help you there. Best, Matijs PS. I tried to put this in the nicest way possible. Please don't be offended, it's the last thing I want to do. On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Marvin Hunkin startrekc...@gmail.comwrote: hi. just looked at one site http://www

Re: [WSG] Multiple IE's for browser testing

2009-08-26 Thread Matijs
the current (IE8), previous (IE7) and ancient and evil (IE6) browsers. Best, Matijs On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 9:19 AM, James Ellis wrote: Hi Use virtualbox (.org) and run up a virtual machine that only has IE7 on it. You can do this by installing XP into the virtual machine

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Matijs
Current best practice is (and imho has always been) using relative font-sizes to make text resizing work the browser way in all browsers including IE6/7. In addition to that you could add a widget to resize text. In an ideal situation this widget would also work without javascript (not too hard)

Re: [WSG] Installing More than one version of IE6

2009-07-03 Thread Matijs
For what it's worth. Microsoft have—for several years now—offered free Windows XP images with IE6/7/8RC and now IE8 as well in Microsoft Virtual PC format. Microsoft Virtual PC (the application) is also available for free, making this the most acurate and low-cost option available. The only

Re: [WSG] working with line-height

2009-07-02 Thread Matijs
I frequently have to work with pixel-perfect design , and I'm always having trouble with line-height in particular. Please take a look at this example:

Re: [WSG] web page and style sheet problems still

2009-06-21 Thread Matijs
Hey Marvin, From what I've always learned, it's best to make the table a bit more explicit including tbody, tfoot and thead tags. You can also define colgroups. What do you mean when you say that Internet Explorer 8 + Jaws doesn't see your table? Regards, Matijs On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 1:31 PM

Re: [WSG] fonts problems

2009-06-20 Thread Matijs
Could you provide us with a little more information? Perhaps a snippet from the HTML file where you include the style sheet and a snippet from the style sheet where you're setting the font? We can probably help you out from there. I'm not totally sure what you mean by insert f On Sat, Jun 20,

Re: [WSG] Help - Mega dropdown menu and SharePoint 2007

2009-04-01 Thread Matijs
comfortable your developers are with working with Sharepoint. In my experience there are a lot of back-end developers doing front-end work that they're not qualified to do which makes them resort to table based layouts c. Good luck! Matijs On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:31 AM, WEE, Miranda miranda

Re: [WSG] old horizontal list formatting issue in ie

2008-10-11 Thread Matijs
Hello Kevin, Not sure what you mean by stretch to the width of the ul in ie Do you mean to distribute them evenly within the width of the ul? Please clarify a little :) Matijs On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 3:52 AM, kevin mcmonagle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Its late and i forget what

Re: [WSG] firefox treatment of wrapper overflow height

2008-07-16 Thread Matijs
These days it's also known how to do a clear without an additional clearing div... try giving the troublesome div overflow:hidden en you should also be sorted. On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 8:04 PM, kevin mcmonagle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you david, a tip from that article has me sorted. I

Re: [WSG] Help

2008-07-06 Thread Matijs
Wrong group I'm afraid Bidemi, but one wonders, why Flash in the first place? On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 2:20 AM, Bidemi Adejumo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello All, Is there anyone who can design guestbook with flash? I guess you know what the question means.. .. I want someone to

Re: [WSG] Validation

2008-07-03 Thread Matijs
Google is your friend: SWFObject2 On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 6:01 PM, Fuji kusaka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, I have a flash animation in my webpage and this causes a big problem when i have to validate the page. Can someone help me out? -- Fuji kusaka

Re: [WSG] Scaling a background image

2008-07-01 Thread Matijs
22.04: this is true. On 6/30/08, Matijs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: SVG is not really suitable for photos though. On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 7:24 PM, dwain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: it seems that it used to, but the browser rendering has changed. i read, not too closely, in the svg specs

Re: [WSG] Scaling a background image

2008-07-01 Thread Matijs
at 7:04 AM, Matijs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: SVG is not really suitable for photos though. Which is mostly true but SVG can contain bitmaps and as the goal is to scale the bitmap to 100% anyway then using SVG as a container format would be appropriate (or at least identical to bitmaps, aside

Re: [WSG] Please unsubscribe me

2008-07-01 Thread Matijs
rofl :') On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 7:22 AM, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ha ha – and yes!! On 1/7/08 2:59 PM, Matthew Holloway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Polly Templeton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Many thanks Polly Templeton National Museum

Re: [WSG] Scaling a background image

2008-06-30 Thread Matijs
SVG is not really suitable for photos though. On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 7:24 PM, dwain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: it seems that it used to, but the browser rendering has changed. i read, not too closely, in the svg specs how to edit the files to make it fit infinite screen resolutions. On Mon,

[WSG] semantic issue

2008-06-27 Thread Matijs
aren't very similar in that they're part control (the voting) and part meta information and part helping the user copy stuff. I am curious what people's thoughts are on how to mark this up semantically. Gr. Matijs *** List Guidelines

Re: [WSG] flash navigation - Devils advocate

2008-06-25 Thread Matijs
Regardless of whether you stick alternative navigation in the div that's going to be replaced, I've personally found using Flash for navigation about the worst use of Flash possible. Are you sure that you cannot achieve what you want by using HTML with some enhancements thrown in by javascript?

Re: [WSG] Keywords for text-less site?

2008-06-25 Thread Matijs
If the number of times the font is used per page isn't excessive, you could also resort to sIFR3 for font replacement. Check: for more information. If you need help with this, you can contact me off-list. :) Gr. Matijs On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 5:29 AM, Lynette

Re: [WSG] flash navigation - Devils advocate

2008-06-25 Thread Matijs
There isn't really a way for a search engine to see how many times a link has been clicked. It is however possible for a search engine to see / count how many links are pointing to a page (either internally or externally), thereby measuring its 'popularity'. On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44 PM,

Re: [WSG] Firefox 3 and script tag 'problems'

2008-06-24 Thread Matijs
script src=yourscript.js type=text/javascript/script works script src=yourscript.js type=text/javascript / doesn't On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:38 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone have an example of this behaviour? Not quite sure I follow the issue... Regards, Mike -Original

Re: [WSG] IE6/7 behaviour

2008-06-24 Thread Matijs
:// Gr. Matijs On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Rob Enslin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, if this is off topic I apologise in advance. I have a slight issue with IE (surprise surprise) on a page I'm *working* on. In FF and Safari (PC and Mac) my page

Re: SPAM-LOW: Re: [WSG] html vs. html

2008-06-22 Thread Matijs
I used to have a browser extension that depended on java that could take really nice screen shots. Either a whole webpage or just the viewport. I'm sure you could find it on the mozilla extensions website. Matijs On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 2:48 AM, kevin mcmonagle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-22 Thread Matijs
I have to agree with Elizabeth here. Semantically I'd say that this is one of the few occasions where a br/ would be appropriate. The verses would be paragraphs of course. On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Elizabeth Spiegel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have to say I'm at a loss to see how a poem

Re: [WSG] Forcing a vertical scrollbar in Firefox 3

2008-06-20 Thread Matijs
Drawback is of course that only Mozilla based browsers understand this. On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Gregorio Espadas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use: *html{ overflow:-moz-scrollbars-vertical; }* ... and it works fine for me :-) Gregorio Espadas On Fri, Jun

Re: [WSG] W3C HTML Validation of an Intranet site

2008-06-19 Thread Matijs
Best tip for me for ages, thanks man! On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Gonzalo González Mora [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 2:41 AM, Hayden's Harness Attachment [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have an Intranet site I wish to put through the HTML validator. How do I validate

Re: [WSG] Table Cells and display: block

2008-06-03 Thread Matijs
Do you have a little more context maybe? What is it you're trying to do? Sounds a bit odd to display a table cell as a block tbh. On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Anthony Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've tried Google and the archives but no luck I have an issue with IE not applying

Re: [WSG] Marking up company logo

2008-06-03 Thread Matijs
How about: titleThe Times/title h1Homepage/h1 h2There's water on mars/h2 titleThe Times/title h1Financial stuff/h1 h2Redmond stock going down further/h2 etc... Where would one fit in a company logo? Wouldn't a background image be best? And if so, where? Matijs On Sun, Jun 1, 2008

Re: [WSG] PHP Standards

2008-05-20 Thread Matijs
I haven't had time to look into other frameworks but make sure to check out Zend as well. It's at version 1.5.2. at this time and it has a nice built-in templating system. On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 10:05 AM, James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There are a number of ways to get tasks done on

Re: [WSG] Centering all items in a li

2008-05-19 Thread Matijs
I think semantically I would have gone for divs in the first place as it's not really a list perse... On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Darren Lovelock [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a example of what I'm doing I want the li's to behave the same as

Re: [WSG] Centering all items in a li

2008-05-18 Thread Matijs
Sounds like you can only change the CSS and not the (x)HTML, is that correct? You're also floating the li's... that puts them behind eachother right? Would displaying them inline help? On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 3:24 PM, Viable Design [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Darren, Try assigning a line-height

Re: [WSG] IE6 background image positioning problem

2008-05-16 Thread Matijs
the way you want it to. Gr. Matijs On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks very much Gunlaug - that did work! And Matljs - re the banner table, I work at a university where you are supposed to use their template for university web pages

Re: [WSG] IE6 background image positioning problem

2008-05-15 Thread Matijs
;} div#header {width: 780px;} div#navigation {width: 192px; float: left;} div#content {width: 588px; float: left;} div#footer {width: 780px; clear both;} When that's done, you can just stick the background image to your #content div. Hope this helps. Matijs On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:05 AM

Re: [WSG] Conact Form!

2008-05-15 Thread Matijs
, Matijs On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 6:44 PM, james [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fixed it now thanks David Owens wrote: You need a block level element inside the form element. A fieldset would work nicely. 2008/5/15 james [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi All; On my

Re: [WSG] Background on body not aligning with tiled background on wrapper DIV

2008-05-15 Thread Matijs
Does overflow: hidden on the containing div and making the green bar wider help? On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Paul Collins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I've managed to put a page together. If you look at the green area in Firefox and IE you will notice a small gap at the right of the

Re: [WSG] alt text and titles for linked images

2008-05-12 Thread Matijs
I would do it this way: ul class=bodyList lia href=# class=body1 title=your title hereBody1/a/li lia href=# class=body2 title=your title hereBody2/a/li lia href=# class=body3 title=your title hereBody3/a/li lia href=# class=body4 title=your title hereBody4/a/li lia href=#

Re: [WSG] Full flash websites

2008-05-07 Thread Matijs
Only resort to flash if what you want is impossible with plain old html and some javascript thrown in. And if you use flash, make sure there's an alternative. I think this page: a good example of just that. Just turn off javascript and see what happens.

Re: [WSG] :: Footer not resting at bottom of page ::

2008-04-23 Thread Matijs
The (imho) best way to do this is by using the Man in Blue's FooterStickAlt: On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:08 AM, Tim MacKay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Amrinder, I would recommend this solution; it was given to me from a member of

Re: [WSG] strechable round rect and center align

2008-04-21 Thread Matijs
!-- outer div centered on the page -- div style=width: 500px; margin: 0 auto !-- inner div centered within the outer div -- div style=margin: 0 auto; padding: 0 10px; background: url('../path/to/left_side_image.png') no-repeat left; span style=background:

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-17 Thread Matijs
Could you give us an example of how huge exactly the png is and what the width, height and DPI values for the PNG are? Thanks, Matijs On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Rachel May [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Susie, Yes it does, but this is what I've already used and I think the files

Re: [WSG] seo / standards question

2008-04-14 Thread Matijs
I'd go for nested lists ul liheading 1 ul liitem 1/li ... /ul /li liheading 2 ul etc... And use h's where they are actual headings like Dave Woods suggested. Gr. Matijs On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 4:58 PM, Joseph Ortenzi [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WSG] netscape 4 and css

2008-03-23 Thread Matijs
Hello Dwain, Are you at liberty to elaborate on the reasons for wanting to support NN4? Thanks! Matijs On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 10:56 AM, dwain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 3/23/08, russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey Dwain, 1. be aware than NN4 has appalling support for CSS

Re: [WSG] Proxy HTTPS to HTTP

2008-03-11 Thread Matijs
this. On a sidenote. I've only been following WSG for a few days now and I'm not entirely sure if this is on-topic. Feel free to contact me if you'd like to discuss this off the list. Matijs On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 3:01 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I have a few HTTPS pages on a separate URL that display