Re: [WSG] images against color backgrounds

2010-12-09 Thread Tim White
Or, try the CSS3 box-shadow http://www.css3.info/preview/box-shadow/ Tim On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Stuart Foulstone stu...@bigeasyweb.co.uk wrote: Might get some ideas from CSS Drop Shadows @ http://www.alistapart.com/articles/cssdropshadows/ On Wed, December 8, 2010 9:01 pm, cat

Re: [WSG] list style with inline image issue

2010-10-14 Thread Tim White
Tee, Just a quick test I came up with this: li { padding-bottom: 5px; clear: both; list-style-type: disc; padding-left: 75px; margin-bottom: 50px; position: relative; } li img { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0;

Re: [WSG] attribute selectors and validation

2010-07-02 Thread Tim White
In a recent links for light reading  reference was made to a very interesting article by Chris Coyier on attribute selectors such as 'rel'. At the very basic level, the article exemplifies h1[rel=external]{color : red;} used with the html: h1 rel=externalAttribute Equals/h1 As others have

Re: [WSG] attribute selectors and validation

2010-07-02 Thread Tim White
On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Thierry Koblentz thierry.koble...@gmail.com wrote: Regarding performance, using a class may be a better choice: https://developer.mozilla.org/en/writing_efficient_css Interesting article. I wonder if it is still true -- the last update was 2000 for that page.

Re: More than one H1? (was [WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest)

2009-10-16 Thread Tim White
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:23 AM, Marilyn Langfeld m...@langfeldesigns.comwrote: ... H1 is reserved for the title of the page. In a document, at least, there's only one title, while there may be many first level headings. ... So H1 is, IMHO, not the first level header, but the T1, or

Re: More than one H1? (was [WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest)

2009-10-16 Thread Tim White
is not the be all and end all of guidelines. Thanks, Jason On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Tim White tjameswh...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 4:23 AM, Marilyn Langfeld m...@langfeldesigns.comwrote: ... H1 is reserved for the title of the page. In a document, at least

Re: [WSG] Shorthand rule for border?

2008-04-17 Thread Tim White
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Cole Kuryakin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is something that I've been wondering about for a long time – a shorthand rule for borders. David's link is a good starting spot -- but I'll move you up a couple of paragraphs:

Re: [WSG] * { display: inline; }

2008-02-19 Thread Tim White
On Feb 19, 2008 5:35 AM, Nick Fitzsimons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not so very odd... If you hunt around through Firefox's files you'll find one named html.css which specifies the default styling of all HTML elements. It includes the following: Thank you Nick. I sorta kinda knew about the

Re: [WSG] * { display: inline; }

2008-02-17 Thread Tim White
On Feb 17, 2008 6:00 PM, Katrina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So in the header of my document, I included style type=text/css * { display: inline; } /style OK, I just tried it and got the exact same effects. So, I tried combinations and body * works (and I see Patrick just posted the

Re: [WSG] POSH article question

2007-11-02 Thread Tim White
On 11/1/07, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are writing a book title, the you shouldn't use either, but rather something like a span class=book with your styling of choice. And don't forget, for something like a book there is always cite/cite (which italicizes by default). The

Re: [WSG] POSH article question

2007-11-02 Thread Tim White
On 2/11/07 (12:36) Tom said: Another question though... do you have an example of proper, semantic use of strong vs b? Is it just just a tag to allow you to style your own visual emphasis? How about strong vs. em - what's the semantic difference? Rick actually provides a great example in his

Re: [WSG] POSH article question

2007-11-02 Thread Tim White
Well done! That was perfect. Thanks. You're welcome. Although for me personally, I'd prolly use b and i for bold and italic text, vs. a span with a class and related style. I don't see how the later is more semantic. Even if the design called for red text as opposed to bold face, I could

Re: [WSG] Catch 22 list problem

2007-10-14 Thread Tim White
Going back to the original post: Pick your poison: 1. Invalid code 2. Use a transitional DOCTYPE 3. Set value with DOM-script I'm surprised that no one has said #2; just fall back to a transitional doctype. You can still write your markup with standards in mind, use the deprecated attribute,

Subject: Re: [WSG] Quirks mode vs Standards mode

2005-04-16 Thread Tim White
From Georg: I'm asking because after 2 years of studies on the subject, I still haven't found anything useful in IE6' standard mode, but I may have missed something. My first experience with putting IE6 into standards mode involved a simple table-based layout. I had an image followed by a header

Subject: RE: [WSG] email client css suport

2005-03-30 Thread Tim White
I hear Hotmail, yahoo, and most web mails tend to strip head so you need to use inline styles all the time, however, it's not entirely true. I don't use inline styles on my e-mails and they work just fine. I create HTML e-mails as full-blown table-based HTML pages with a style block in the

Re: [WSG] XHTML Strict alternative to ol start=11

2005-02-08 Thread Tim White
Without getting into the debate on the correct semantics of the dl, I have one general problem with using it (and tables) for this case: sequential numbering. Placing his list in a dl or table and manually numbering them works, but what about when a new item needs to be added to the list

[WSG] Re: browser snapshot services?

2005-01-26 Thread Tim White
I've never used a snapshop service, but it seems an un-necessary expenditure. You can easily test all PC variations. I've got the latest versions of Opera, Firefox (and Mozilla); all flavors of Netscape (4.x - 7.0); and IE 4 - 6 on my PCs at home and work. There is a handy tutorial for how to