[WSG] Poetry needing block format but with line-breaks

2010-02-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
it in as a pdf image unfortunately (with a link to a page with the poetry in regular html but formatted as required) ... Cheers susie gardner-brown *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe

Re: [WSG] RE: Poetry needing block format but with line-breaks

2010-02-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Oh, thanks Jens ­ I forgot about that option!! I¹ll give it a go . And Brad ­ yes I am using the br / tag, but that stops it being block-formatted ... Cheers susie On 17/02/10 8:40 AM, Jens-Uwe Korff jko...@fairfaxdigital.com.au wrote: I¹m doing a poetry Œzine. Quite a lot of poets want to

Re: [WSG] fonts

2010-02-01 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi Marvin You're not stating the fonts for you, but for the people who read your website. That's why you usually declare 2-3 fonts, so if they don't have the first one on their computer, it will go to the second. So you don't need to download anything. And they (your audience) shouldn't need to

[WSG] Trip down memory lane

2009-10-26 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Geocities is closing down! So xkcd did a commemorative Œreprise¹ of their site ... http://xkcd.com/499/ :) *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe:

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

2009-09-22 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi there I¹d just like to send a big thank you to Russ Weakley for taking the time to collate and send this to WSG Announce each week! I always find really interesting stuff there, and usually bookmark a couple of links from it. So, thanks Russ ­ it¹s really appreciated! Cheers susie

Re: [WSG] more on fonts

2009-06-22 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Don't see how it could be any clearer Paul ... :) On 23/06/09 8:39 AM, Paul Novitski p...@juniperwebcraft.com wrote: At 6/22/2009 05:00 AM, Marvin Hunkin wrote: hi. well, the subject that i was taking, and the web page for pinciples of visual design, my professor, said i have to had fonts,

Re: [WSG] 3 column layout issue

2009-03-22 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Have a look at this: http://webhost.bridgew.edu/etribou/layouts/skidoo/ This is a 3-column layout with care taken for lots of different browsers ... Cheers susie On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Naveen Bhaskar naveenbhas...@ymail.com wrote: Hi, I have a 3 column layout structure. My

Re: [WSG] Accessible popup help

2009-03-03 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Here¹s a couple (well, 3) links to creating accessible popups to check out: http://meyerweb.com/eric/css/edge/popups/demo2.html The ever-popular Lightbox - http://www.lokeshdhakar.com/projects/lightbox2/ And from Accessify - http://accessify.com/features/tutorials/the-perfect-popup/ Cheers

Re: [WSG] WCAG2 in govt

2008-09-29 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I don¹t work in government as such, rather a big university. We (my group within the Uni, which is one that supports teaching and learning, makes websites etc) are going with WCAG2 ­ well, the first two levels anyway. We¹ve been developing a wiki with suggestions for different groups of users

Re: [WSG] Learning JavaScript properly

2008-09-18 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I've been using 'Javascript: A Beginner's Guide' (2nd Edition) by John Pollock and have found that pretty useful. - susie On 19/09/08 11:34 AM, William Donovan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can vouch for Simply JavaScript by Sitepoint as well. I used it in combination with some of their other

[WSG] Facebook downgrading support for IE6

2008-09-01 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I came upon this - http://www.kryogenix.org/days/2008/08/27/facebook-doesnt-really-support-ie6 If Facebook (or the Œnew¹ Facebook look) is doing this, maybe it will really start to move IE6 out the door ... One can only hope anyway!! +++ Susie Gardner-Brown blog: http://susiegb/blogspot.com

Re: [WSG] Image gallery layout

2008-07-06 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I LOVE Lightbox! Only discovered it recently and am using it on a site I¹m working on. From an accessibility standpoint it is awesome. The only Œcomplaint¹ that another developer here found was that it doesn¹t detect the user¹s flash player version (as swfObject does), but that¹s a minor concern

Re: [WSG] Please unsubscribe me

2008-06-30 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
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 of Australia I don't know about you all but I'm maintaining a spreadsheet called People

Re: [WSG] Marking Up Poems

2008-06-19 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I look after a poetry ezine site ( http://www.foame.org/) and that¹s what I do. For a lot of poets, the look of their poem on the page is very important. Sometimes they want to make visual patterns with their stanzas ... always a bit hit and miss, depending on browsers/platforms etc. And then

Re: [WSG] Help setting current menu state on level2 menus

2008-06-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susie Gardner-Brown Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 6:45 PM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: [WSG] Help setting current menu state on level2 menus Hi there I've been using the 456bereastreet.com method ( http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200503

Re: [WSG] Help setting current menu state on level2 menus

2008-06-09 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Gardner-Brown wrote: But when the link has sub-menu items under it, all of those get the same treatment! Because the styles are applied to the list item. Can anyone think of a way to do this that would not affect the sub-menu? http://crunchie.tedi.uq.edu.au/trials/UCTLC/stLucia.html Add

Re: [WSG] Accessibility and Joomla

2008-05-23 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
training video. And it's all about the Joomla 'template' which is where all the formatting/CSS is organised. My work will hopefully buy this for me (grin) We shall see ... :) On 23/5/08 12:19 PM, dwain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 5/22/08, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm

[WSG] Accessibility and Joomla

2008-05-22 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I¹m just starting to (try to!) learn Joomla as I¹m going to have to use it on a few upcoming sites. Having looked at the html output as I work through some of the tutorials, I¹m wondering how accessible sites created in Joomla are, and if anyone has any experience/knowledge of good sites to help

Re: [WSG] IE6 background image positioning problem

2008-05-15 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
fixed up the lefthand nav so it holds together, and displays correctly in IE6 (which is as low as we have to go here). cheers susie On 15/5/08 6:13 PM, Gunlaug Sørtun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Susie Gardner-Brown wrote: http://crunchie.tedi.uq.edu.au/trials/UCTLC/index6.html That big image

[WSG] IE6 background image positioning problem

2008-05-14 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi there I'm sure I should know how to fix this but I can't! http://crunchie.tedi.uq.edu.au/trials/UCTLC/index6.html http://crunchie.tedi.uq.edu.au/trials/UCTLC/uctlc6.css That big image on the right is a bg image in a container that has absolute positioning. It works fine in Firefox on my Mac,

Re: [WSG] Full flash websites

2008-05-06 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
I do think we also shouldn¹t forget that there are a lot of people out there who need to find a webpage attractive in order to make them stay and read the content. And some Flash(y) content can be useful/attractive. (Emphasis on Œcan¹!) Some people (probably a lot) really like that sort of stuff

Re: [WSG] Full flash websites

2008-05-06 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
On 7/5/08 1:37 PM, Sam Sherlock [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Using some unobstrusive js effects much the same (and or better) can be made without flash http://simonwillison.net/static/2008/xtech/ which advises making a standard site that functions with basic html and present it with css,

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that in the 'save for web' option you could only save as gif or jpeg. Am I wrong? I'd love it if I could use it to compress png files - just needed to yesterday!! ... :) - susie On 17/4/08 1:40 AM, Nick Fitzsimons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, April 16, 2008

Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes

2008-04-16 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susie Gardner-Brown Sent: Thursday, 17 April 2008 11:35 a.m. To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] PNG file sizes Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that in the 'save for web' option you could

Re: [WSG] Software to read aloud web pages (targetted at literacy issues not vision issues)

2008-04-03 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
It'd also be interesting to know if it reads aloud in an American accent!! Or perhaps the better question would be, if there is ANY software like this that doesn't use an American accent ... Cheers susie On 4/4/08 10:00 AM, Rebecca Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Someone's asked me

Re: [WSG] Unobtrusive JavaScript (was: generate data)

2008-02-26 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi Chris Thought I'd let you know - I looked at your web page and the first two examples, when I clicked on the link, didn't work for me at all! No extra paragraph appearing (or disappearing!) and no time change. I'm on a Mac using Firefox 2.0.0.12 ... It sounds good - I'd like to access a

Re: [WSG] long description and its implementation

2008-02-03 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
A further query on the longdesc attribute. Is there any reason why I couldn¹t use it on a Flash animation? It¹d be a great solution for a current problem where I¹m trying to update an oldish website to be more accessible. I¹ve got a Flash animation that¹s a list of (6) headings, each with 3

Re: [WSG] long description and its implementation

2008-02-03 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Ah well, for a minute there I got quite excited!! Should have realised I'd already know about this if it was a real possibility!! Thanks for all the info ... :) - susie On 4/2/08 12:23 PM, Patrick H. Lauke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Susie Gardner-Brown wrote: A further query on the longdesc

Re: [WSG] Mocking up web interfaces

2007-05-23 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Photoshop ... :) I do use Fireworks sometimes, but know Photoshop better. - susie On 24/5/07 9:22 AM, Douglas Reith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, Just a quick one - what do people most commonly mock up web site designs in? (Photoshop?) Also, if possible, Linux and GPL or similar

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem - more general

2007-05-14 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi there Kepler Thank you! I believe it¹s OK now. I would really like to ask you how you know all this ­ how you keep it in your head?!! Do you have pages and pages of stuff like this written down, or what?!!! For example: about making nav buttons clickable in IE7: why does the container div

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem - more general

2007-05-14 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there Kepler Thank you! I believe it's OK now. I would really like to ask you how you know all this ­ how you keep it in your head?!! Do you have pages and pages of stuff like this written down, or what?!!! For example

[WSG] IE6 problem

2007-05-13 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi again Still on the same website ... Apparently on a couple of pages in IE6, the main content isn¹t starting till after the end of the leftnav div ­ ie. Further down the page. It is fine in IE7 and Firefox. And fine on Firefox and Safari on the Mac. The pages concerned have either got a form,

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem

2007-05-13 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
OK, I've sorted out the textarea problem! Now it's just the links on the calendar page that aren't clickable ... ?! - susie On 14/5/07 12:04 PM, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks again John. I had to rely on someone else to tell me about IE6 and that's what she said

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem

2007-05-13 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
appropriate solution. - S On 14/05/07, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks again John. I had to rely on someone else to tell me about IE6 and that's what she said. Obviously something else for her! And thanks for your info on my incorrect use of forms (!) However ...Now

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem

2007-05-13 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
://www.tedi.uq.edu.au/CDIP/calendar/January.html - susie On 14/5/07 12:58 PM, Sam Sherlock [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: works fine in ff, opera ie on windows 2000 I click the beige links and get pdf's - S On 14/05/07, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK

Re: [WSG] IE6 problem

2007-05-13 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, I've sorted out the textarea problem! Now it's just the links on the calendar page that aren't clickable ... ?! - susie On 14/5/07 12:04 PM, Susie Gardner-Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks again John. I had

[WSG] Help needed

2007-05-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Hi there I¹ve got a problem with a page I¹m having to do in a hurry! Site has to go live and be demo¹d at a launch on Monday ... I only got the content, graphic layout etc. a couple of days ago. (And it¹s an official university sub-site so I¹m forced to use some of their code (tables?!!) and

Re: [WSG] Help needed

2007-05-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
On 11/5/07 12:30 PM, John Faulds [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. In the lefthand nav I would have liked to have some of the 2nd level Œlink¹s not links. But my code is up the creek and I can¹t make them line up or be the same font size unless they¹re all links. Any clues on what I¹m doing

Re: [WSG] Help needed

2007-05-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
: Can't help you with your Mac problems, I can only tell you what I see in Windows (and the suggested fixes will still apply), but for the footer problem, remove */ from just above /* FOOTER STYLE */ - it's closing a comment that's not opened. On Fri, 11 May 2007 13:00:49 +1000, Susie Gardner

[WSG] WANAU - anyone heard of them?

2007-04-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Web Accessibility Network for Australian Universities ... http://www.wanau.org/site.html They are proposing running their annual forum on Accessibility in online teaching at UQ where I work, and we¹ve been asked to help ... :) I expect I will be involved anyway, but would be interested in any

Re: [WSG] WANAU - anyone heard of them?

2007-04-10 Thread Susie Gardner-Brown
Thanks everyone for your responses! I'd never heard of them before - they obviously haven't had a presence at UQ to date. Looks like I (and my department) will be getting involved, which is great! Cheers susie On 11/4/07 11:54 AM, Ben Buchanan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Susie, Web