[WSG] Content div sticking out the side of container div

2011-12-02 Thread Stevio
Somehow I do not seem to have come across this problem before. I have two divs, one contained within the other. If the viewport of the browser is resized to be smaller than the contents of the inner div, the inner div sticks out the side of the outer container div, which continues to resize

[WSG] Wrapping text before float drop

2011-11-03 Thread Stevio
If I have two floats side by side, both are floated left as follow: .myfloat{ float:left; } and both contain text as follows: div class=myfloatLonger amount of text. Longer amount of text. Longer amount of text. Longer amount of text./div div class=myfloatSmall amount of text./div Is there

Re: [WSG] Wrapping text before float drop

2011-11-03 Thread Stevio
I'm trying to avoid using widths, if possible, so the divs can adjust to the size of the content, but wrap text before float drop occurs. Think of how two columns work in a table, when they have no specified width. They adjust to the size of the content and the available width, and wrap their

Re: [WSG] Wrapping text before float drop

2011-11-03 Thread Stevio
From: Hassan Schroeder has...@webtuitive.com Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2011 7:32 PM Think of how two columns work in a table, when they have no specified width. They adjust to the size of the content and the available width, and wrap their content if the available width is reduced. Do you

Re: [WSG] Wrapping text before float drop

2011-11-03 Thread Stevio
containers operate like table cells. I am not really a fan of this approach, but it would give you the behaviour you are looking for. http://maxdesign.com.au/jobs/example-stevio/table.htm - Option 2 - columns - http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-multicol

Re: [WSG] Correct behaviour of fieldset?

2011-11-01 Thread Stevio
Stevio, There could be a range of reasons for the select element issue, so the only answer would be it depends. In your case, the issue MAY be related to font-size. Browsers may render the font-size of the select element slightly differently. This could mean that the em unit applied to the select

Re: [WSG] Correct behaviour of fieldset?

2011-11-01 Thread Stevio
Thanks Todd, what I'm really looking for is a minimum width on the form, that expands as need be. However, just setting a minimum-width on a form does not set the form to that width. The width of a form as a block level element defaults to 100%. The solution that seems to work for the form

[WSG] Correct behaviour of fieldset?

2011-10-31 Thread Stevio
I have noticed that the behaviour of fieldset is inconsistent across browsers. I am working on a form where I have a fieldset with a 1px border. If the form has a fixed width of 30em, but there is a select list within that form with a width greater than 30em, then the form width will not

Re: [WSG] Modal forms - what to call them?

2011-07-21 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Patrick Horgan phorg...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2011 9:05 AM On 07/20/2011 09:43 AM, Stevio wrote: Take Facebook's current implementation of photos for example. A while back they introduced a modal viewing box for images. However, if you click F5

[WSG] Modal forms - what to call them?

2011-07-20 Thread Stevio
I am working on a CMS and within it, when a user wishes to add a record, I give them two options: 1) Add record - this goes to a new web page with a form. 2) Add record modally - this brings up a modal dialog box containing the form which allows them to add the record without leaving the page

Re: [WSG] Modal forms - what to call them?

2011-07-20 Thread Stevio
- what to call them? On 7/20/11 8:45 AM, Stevio wrote: I am working on a CMS and within it, when a user wishes to add a record, I give them two options: 1) Add record - this goes to a new web page with a form. 2) Add record modally - this brings up a modal dialog box containing the form which

Re: [WSG] Modal forms - what to call them?

2011-07-20 Thread Stevio
' anyway? Cheers, Jason On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Stevio redea...@freeuk.com wrote: User choice basically. They may prefer to see more of a form in its own page, or they may prefer to use a modal form to add the record. If JavaScript is disabled, the system still works

[WSG] Shadow web sites (was Title tags - site name then keywords?)

2011-04-22 Thread Stevio
, are presumably the page topic. Stuart On Tue, April 19, 2011 8:30 pm, Stevio wrote: When it comes to search engine optimisation, are you better to list the site name/business name first in the title tag, and then keywords, or the other way round? e.g. ABC Engineering Ltd - Steel Fabrication, Pipework

Re: [WSG] Shadow web sites

2011-04-22 Thread Stevio
Thanks Josh, that all sounds good. Just one question though - why do you say to avoid reciprocal links? - Original Message - From: Josh j...@viteb.com Sent: Friday, April 22, 2011 2:06 PM I am josh and working as an online marketing manager having 5+ years of experience in this

[WSG] Title tags - site name then keywords?

2011-04-19 Thread Stevio
When it comes to search engine optimisation, are you better to list the site name/business name first in the title tag, and then keywords, or the other way round? e.g. ABC Engineering Ltd - Steel Fabrication, Pipework, Welding or Steel Fabrication, Pipework, Welding - ABC Engineering Ltd Are

[WSG] Overflow hidden and floated divs

2010-07-15 Thread Stevio
I have a row of floated list items inside a container with height 1.2em, which is inside a parent div with a background colour. e.g. something like this (not the actual HTML of course ;) - div with background colour ul with height 1.2em li floated/li li floated/li li floated/li /ul

[WSG] Re: More than one H1?

2009-10-16 Thread Stevio
Hey all, Am I the only one who is getting these messages directly sent to their deleted items? Please can you take the out of office bit out of the subject lines? I am sure there are others like me who have filters set up to automatically delete out of office messages. It's also a bit ironic

[WSG] Right div dropping below left floated div when browser resized

2009-06-30 Thread Stevio
I have two divs as follows (no link sorry, web page is protected) - a left div for navigation, a right div containing a header and table (with tabular data). The problem is that when the browser window is reduced in size, to the point that the table can no longer shrink to fit inside the

Re: [WSG] Right div dropping below left floated div when browser resized

2009-06-30 Thread Stevio
like it was given a min-width. Joseph R. B. Taylor Designer / Developer -- Sites by Joe, LLC Clean, Simple and Elegant Web Design Phone: (609) 335-3076 Web: http://sitesbyjoe.com Email: j...@sitesbyjoe.com On 6/30/09 4:42 PM, Stevio wrote

[WSG] Expand width of container to fit content's width?

2009-06-26 Thread Stevio
Is it possible to expand a container's width to fit its content? For example, if I have a page where the content is wider than the width available at the browser's current size, which means the horizontal scrollbar appear, I want the container to expand to fit the width of the content instead

Re: [WSG] Box model in IE7

2009-04-24 Thread Stevio
I am using the following doctype: !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd; Correct me if I'm wrong but this switches on standards-compliant mode doesn't it? I'll maybe need to strip down my web page to try and work

Re: [WSG] Box model in IE7

2009-04-23 Thread Stevio
Is there a problem with the DocType I'm using? Thanks, Stephen - Original Message - From: Stevio To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:30 AM Subject: Re: [WSG] Box model in IE7 !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN http

[WSG] Box model in IE7

2009-04-22 Thread Stevio
Is the box model in IE7 still messed up? I thought they sorted it? I am floating a div to the right with a width of 50%. The div to the left has a right margin of 50%. I've put a 1px solid border on both of them. In IE7 there is a gap between them but in Firefox they are right against each

Re: [WSG] Box model in IE7

2009-04-22 Thread Stevio
!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd; - Original Message - From: Luke Hoggett Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 12:45 AM HI, What doctype are you using? cheers Luke Stevio wrote

[WSG] Borders in liquid layouts

2009-04-17 Thread Stevio
I have created a web site design, with a graphical border down the sides of the design (15px wide on each side). To implement this using CSS would be quite simple if the design had a fixed width, but I am looking to implement a liquid layout. Essentially I reckon it comes down to equal

Re: [WSG] web developer toolbar for IE!!!!

2005-12-27 Thread Stevio
Any good? Is the better version reliable enough? - Original Message - From: sam sherlock [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 4:00 AM I have just installed the web developer tool bar for internet explorer

[WSG] Variable background image size

2005-12-16 Thread Stevio
I am trying to have a left column with a different colour that resizes when the font size is resized. I saw this technique a while ago but I can't remember exactly how it works - where basically you have a background image that is larger than what your window will ever be usually, and you use

[WSG] Default display property of a TR

2005-09-23 Thread Stevio
What is the default 'display' property of a TR element? Is there somewhere you can look this sort of thing up? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.5/110 - Release Date: 22/09/2005

[WSG] OT: Good Flash development mailing lists/forums

2005-09-15 Thread Stevio
Does anyone know of any good, active and busy, Macromedia Flash development mailing lists or forums? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.0/103 - Release Date: 15/09/2005

[WSG] Linearization

2005-09-07 Thread Stevio
I am interesting in your thoughts on linearization. What it means and how you apply it? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.19/92 - Release Date: 07/09/2005

Re: [WSG] Tables and divs and soon

2005-09-07 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Bert Doorn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 9:09 AM Keep reading... http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-WCAG20-HTML-TECHS-20050630/#layouttables-avoid It is *recommended* that authors not use the |table| element for layout purposes *unless the

Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-06 Thread Stevio
I like Bert :-) He talks sense. And before you say it the other people also made very good points which I appreciate. A lot of it does seem very conceptual however, if you know what I mean. Terence said, Using them for layout is a bit like making up everything in p tags. Does anyone agree

Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-06 Thread Stevio
Dwain wrote: Stevio wrote: I disagree with the point about revisiting the design just because CSS is not up to the job. The web is a visual medium and we should be able to design pages to look how we want, with the condition of making sure they are readable and suitable for those accessing

Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-06 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Kenny Graham To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 12:36 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space Does anyone agree that we are abusing the use of CSS (square pegs in round holes?) with the way we force

Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-06 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Kenny Graham Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 12:36 PM The web is a visual medium and we should be able to design pages to look how we want, with the condition of making sure they are readable and suitable for those accessing

[WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-05 Thread Stevio
What is the best way to expand a left floated navigation column to fill up the height of the available space? This column has a different colour, but the right column will usually be bigger. Is the best way still to use background image, or does anyone have a better way of doing it? Thanks,

Re: [WSG] Expanding height of left column to fill space

2005-09-05 Thread Stevio
From: Vicki Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] Stevio wrote: What is the best way to expand a left floated navigation column to fill up the height of the available space? I really like this script from Project Seven, which also keeps the footer at the bottom of the viewport: http://www.projectseven.com

[WSG] Submenus anyone?

2005-09-02 Thread Stevio
Has anyone got any good examples of submenus that work good and are compliant with XHTML 1.0 strict? I've been using Project 7 menus but I'm finding they are just too difficult to sort out all the kinks, plus there has always been the problem that if you move the mouse fast enough they don't

[WSG] Two column left navigation

2005-08-30 Thread Stevio
I have a web site with a left navigation system consisting of images and text in 2 columns. The image is displayed on the left, with the text link to the right of it. At the moment this is displayed using a table. What would be the best way to display this without using tables, i.e. with a

[WSG] Designing for printing

2005-08-30 Thread Stevio
How far do you go with designing for printing? I usually make sure my pages print ok on A4 (210mm by 297mm). For the web site I'm currently working on, I will make some adjustments using a print stylesheet to ensure this works ok. My web site is basically a two column design with the navigation

Re: [WSG] Two column left navigation

2005-08-30 Thread Stevio
@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 11:39 AM Subject: Re: [WSG] Two column left navigation http://www.kennygraham.net/projects/wsg/stevio/index.htmlhttp://www.kennygraham.net/projects/wsg/stevio/style.css At the moment this is displayed using a table. What would be the best

Re: [WSG] Does anyone still design for 640x480?

2005-08-03 Thread Stevio
For newer sites I try to make them at least good at 800x600 but also like to make sure that things don't get messed up as they get smaller than that. However, if you are using CSS with a 3 col layout you have the problem of IE not having a correct implementation of min-width which means

Re: [WSG] Does anyone still design for 640x480?

2005-08-03 Thread Stevio
Don't forget however, just becausea user has their resolution at 800 by 600 it doesn't mean they view at that size. They might have the browser window smaller than the maximum screen size, or they could have any one of multiple sidebars that browsers allow you to display on the left hand

[WSG] 3 col layout, preventing divs jumping down when page shrunk

2005-07-21 Thread Stevio
When you have a 3 column layout, how do you prevent the middle column from jumping down in Internet Explorer as you shrink the width of the window? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.336 / Virus Database: 267.9.2/54 - Release

[WSG] Keeping a floated item from overlapping when window resized

2005-07-05 Thread Stevio
I'm sure I've done this before, but I have a div element floated to the right. When the window is resized to be smaller, how can I make sure that at some point the element on the right will not start to overlap the content in the middle, but instead the horizontal scroll bar appears?

Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best way?

2005-05-18 Thread Stevio
Does anyone have a link to an online article that shows you how to do this in Flash? Thanks, Stephen - Original Message - From: Mike Foskett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 5:14 PM Subject: RE: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best

Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best way?

2005-05-18 Thread Stevio
/;/embed diva href=media/file.mp3 class=bodylinkListen to advert/a/div /object Thanks, Stephen - Original Message - From: Stevio [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 4:09 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best

[WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best way?

2005-05-17 Thread Stevio
I have a sound file that my client wants me to put on his web site. It is a radio advert that they currently have running. The format of the file is m4a (mp4). I have used a program that converts it to mp3 or other formats if required. What is the best way to go about including it on a web

Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best way?

2005-05-17 Thread Stevio
What is the benefit in using Flash to do something that you can quite easily do without flash? Stephen - Original Message - From: sam sherlock [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 4:57 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best

Re: [WSG] Playing a sound file - what is the best way?

2005-05-17 Thread Stevio
Is there no standard way then to play an audio file (say mp3 for arguments sake) using the object tag? Is the only standard way to just link to it using a href=file.mp3? Stephen - Original Message - From: Mike Foskett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, May

Re: [WSG] Reapplying your CSS when the page length changes

2005-05-12 Thread Stevio
Any ideas? Thanks, Stephen - Original Message - From: Stevio [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Web Standards Group wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 10:39 PM Subject: [WSG] Reapplying your CSS when the page length changes I have some JavaScript code that causes some content

[WSG] Using valid JavaScript

2005-05-12 Thread Stevio
I am doing some work which involves resizing objects using JavaScript. However, properties like offsetHeight, innerHeight and clientHeight are not listed in the references here: http://www.w3schools.com/ Does that mean the guide at W3Schools is not very good, or that these properties are not

[WSG] Using Object to replace IFrame

2005-05-12 Thread Stevio
I have a page that works ok using an IFrame to load some content from another web site into this frame. The page is XHTML 1.0 Transitional compatible using an IFrame. To make it XHTML 1.0 Strict compatible, I would need to remove the IFrame and replace it with an object, from what I

[WSG] Displaying hidden content when JavaScript disabled

2005-05-12 Thread Stevio
I have some content that is hidden and only displayed using JavaScript. However, when JavaScript is disabled, I want to display all of the content to start with. I can do this by redefining styles within a noscript tag within the head section. Display: none is changed to Display: block for the

[WSG] Re: Displaying hidden content when JavaScript disabled

2005-05-12 Thread Stevio
I can do this by redefining styles within a noscript tag within the head section. Display: none is changed to Display: block for the various elements. However, my page does not then validate as being valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional code when I do this. It doesn't like the style declaration within

Re: [WSG] Reapplying your CSS when the page length changes

2005-05-11 Thread Stevio
(and which calls the function to reapply the stylesheet). Any suggestions for stopping the Firefox flicker? Stephen - Original Message - From: Stevio [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Web Standards Group wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 10:39 PM Subject: [WSG] Reapplying your CSS

[WSG] Flash Satay method article

2005-05-10 Thread Stevio
Is the Flash Satay method from this article in 2002 still the most up to date and proper way of inserting Flash objects in a valid XHTML way? http://www.alistapart.com/articles/flashsatay/ Even the Macromedia web site has a copy of the article:

[WSG] Reapplying your CSS when the page length changes

2005-05-10 Thread Stevio
I have some JavaScript code that causes some content to be displayed when the user mouseover's an element. This extra content causes the page length to increase. However, I have some absolutely positioned footers. When the extra content appears, the footer overlaps with it. The positioning

[WSG] Overlapping footer

2005-05-03 Thread Stevio
I am working on a 2 column layout with a header and footer, with the footer always pushed against the bottom of the page (or at the bottom of the content, if the page content is longer than the available space). http://www.cssweb.co.uk/templatetest2.html I am getting quite close to a solution. I

Re: [WSG] The mother of all html references?

2005-05-03 Thread Stevio
I use http://www.w3schools.com/a lot. It has a lot of stuff on it for HTML, CSS, even ASP etc. - Original Message - From: Cole Kuryakin - x7m Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 2:02 PM I've been using this online html reference (http://www.htmlreference.com/) for the past

Re: [WSG] Overlapping footer

2005-05-03 Thread Stevio
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 2:42 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Overlapping footer Stevio wrote: How can I make sure the footer will stop exactly at the black 1px border of the #maincontent div which contains the sidebar and the main content? Stevio, I looked at your CSS and all you

Re: [WSG] Voice family box model hack

2005-04-28 Thread Stevio
to fix IE problems. Why has that been such a well kept secret? Thanks, Stephen - Original Message - From: Thierry Koblentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 4:00 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Voice family box model hack Stevio wrote: Can someone

[WSG] Two separate CSS issues

2005-04-28 Thread Stevio
I am working on a 2 column layout with a header and footer, with the footer always pushed against the bottom of the page (or at the bottom of the content, if the page content is longer than the available space). Here is the page (ignore the colours - they are just for identifying divs!):

Re: [WSG] Two separate CSS issues

2005-04-28 Thread Stevio
problem try this: body, html { margin:0; padding:0; } Stefan Lemmen Holland On 4/28/05, Stevio [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am working on a 2 column layout with a header and footer, with the footer always pushed against the bottom of the page (or at the bottom of the content, if the page content is longer

[WSG] Voice family box model hack

2005-04-27 Thread Stevio
Can someone explain how the following works? #container { position: relative; min-height: 100%; height: 100%; voice-family: \}\; voice-family: inherit; height: auto; } htmlbody #container { height: auto; } Which browsers do and do not use the height

[WSG] 100% height of viewport

2005-04-26 Thread Stevio
Is there a way to stretch an element to be 100% height of the viewport? Also what is the best way to create a footer, which is at the foot at the page no matter the height of the viewport, but below and not overlapping any other elements? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing

Re: [WSG] Web standards as a selling point?

2005-04-22 Thread Stevio
Tee, have a look at one more: http://vivabit.co.uk/articles/wsbp/ - I thinks it was not mendioned yet. One of the first points on that web site is: Sites built with web standards take less time to develop I have to disagree. Trying to lay a site out with CSS can be very complicated and time

Re: [WSG] Web standards as a selling point?

2005-04-22 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Lea de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED] ah, but (from what you say elsewhere in your post) you are just learning CSS layout - of course you are finding it more difficult. I wouldn't say I am just learning CSS, I've been using it for a while. I would say I am not an

Re: [WSG] Web standards as a selling point?

2005-04-22 Thread Stevio
From: Rimantas Liubertas [EMAIL PROTECTED] This topic is very flamable, so I won't go on it any more (at least in this thread ;), Don't worry about that. It's important to discuss these issues I think. Anyone who has been in this business for a while as I have, will have seen the latest and

[WSG] Mystical belief in the power of Web Standards, Usability, and tableless CSS

2005-04-20 Thread Stevio
Interesting thoughts from Vincent Flanders: http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com/biggest-web-design-mistakes-in-2004.html Go to number 3: Mystical belief in the power of Web Standards, Usability, and tableless CSS What do you think? Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by

[WSG] Border not right with Firefox on Flash object

2005-04-15 Thread Stevio
Does anyone know why applying a 1px border using CSS or HTML to a Flash object messes up in Firefox and only displays as a margin along the bottom and half way up the sides? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.308 / Virus

Re: [WSG] New site, same question: opinion?

2005-04-08 Thread Stevio
Print Preview in IE6 cuts off part of the right of the page. Stephen - Original Message - From: Piero Fissore Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 4:05 PM The url is www.immaginecreativa.it/unipn (it's not complete yet). The concept was: standard compliant;

[WSG] Multiple classes applied to one element

2005-04-01 Thread Stevio
From what I understand, if you want to apply multiple classes to the one element, you do the following: p class=class1 class2 Is this proper valid code accepted in modern browsers or is there anything I should know to concern me with about using it? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this

Re: [WSG] Multiple classes applied to one element

2005-04-01 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Kornel Lesinski [EMAIL PROTECTED] Except that multiple classes selector doesn't really work in Internet Explorer, ofcourse. http://www.quirksmode.org/css/multipleclasses.html Are you meant/allowed to define classes like that page says: The example given is a

[WSG] Two images on the one line

2005-04-01 Thread Stevio
What is the simplest way to line two images up together on the one line, with a gap in-between and a caption centred below the image. The left image should be aligned left against the container, and the right image aligned right against the container. I think I've been working on this too

Re: [WSG] Two images on the one line

2005-04-01 Thread Stevio
Hi Mani, Thanks for that. It looks nice in Firefox but doesn't work in IE6. Stephen - Original Message - From: Mani Sheriar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 7:19 PM Try this: XHTML --- div id=container --snip-- View it: http://www.manisheriar.com/wsg/twoImages/ -- No

[WSG] Shrink to accomodate what it contains

2005-04-01 Thread Stevio
Tables will shrink to the width of what they will contain. Is it possible to do this with a div to contain an image with a caption centred below it, without having to set the div to the exact width of the image? Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG

[WSG] Extra hidden content

2005-03-31 Thread Stevio
How do you handle the situation of hidden elements becoming displayed when the normal stylesheet is not used? Is this a problem that concerns you? For example, I quite often have two headers - one which integrates with the site design when viewed on screen, and one which is used for printing

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-18 Thread Stevio
- Original Message - From: Lachlan Hardy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Despite my strong disapproval of fixed width (I know, I know, the redesign is coming), the following works for me Do you object to a column being a fixed width? I understand your objection to a fixed width overall layout, but

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-18 Thread Stevio
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stevio Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 6:08 PM To: Web Standards Group Subject: Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout? Thanks for that, getting those widths right always annoys me cause the box model doesn't work right! To expand on the simple 2 column layout, how can I have

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-17 Thread Stevio
Thanks for that, getting those widths right always annoys me cause the box model doesn't work right! To expand on the simple 2 column layout, how can I have a fixed width left column (for navigation) and a right column that fills the rest of the space. This is achieved in tables by setting the

[WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-16 Thread Stevio
What is the simplest way to layout 2 columns? Nothing fancy, just a bit of content in each one. No background colour. Thanks, Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.308 / Virus Database: 266.7.3 - Release Date: 15/03/2005

[WSG] Information about validation logos

2005-03-04 Thread Stevio
I have put together a page using some information from various sites and adding / changing bits to come up with the following page: http://www.fit2gether.co.uk/aboutsite.html You will see that there is a small link at the bottom of the page that a user can click on to get to this page. What do

Re: [WSG] Logos explanations

2005-03-03 Thread Stevio
Also, does anyone know of a good web site that details clearly and concisely all the main things you should do to make a web site accessible? The best source is the WAI guidelines. Sites must comply with priority 1, should comply with priority 2 and may comply with priority 3:

Re: [WSG] getting two colums to be of the same height

2005-02-27 Thread Stevio
From: Marco van Hylckama Vlieg [EMAIL PROTECTED] Is there any cross browser, standards compliant way to get those two grey columns to be the same height? Use tables ;-) Stephen -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.306 / Virus Database: 266.5.1 -

Re: [WSG] To display or not to display validation logos?

2005-02-26 Thread Stevio
Has anyone written anything like this we could use? Also, excuse my slight ignorance here, but just because a page validates as XHTML and CSS compatible, does that make it accessible? Obviously it helps, but there is more to accessibility than that isn't there. I also use tables in my pages in