[WSG] RE: WSG Digest

2011-09-27 Thread Dave Smith
is an excellent insight into this crazy world :D http://www.quirksmode.org/mobile/viewports.html all the best, Dave @davesmiths I would love to hear what other think about the approach for device-width vs max/min width. For myself, I have done a couple sites targeting device-width and really

Re: [WSG] image substitution

2011-07-30 Thread Dave Westell
Hi there, I have used FontJazz in the past, you can use any font and it is very easy to implement, just one small javascript file. Check it out, just Google FontJazz Dave... On 31 Jul 2011, at 03:54, Lucien Stals wrote: The designers have specified a font I must use to write a sites name

Re: [WSG] PDF Conversion

2011-02-08 Thread Dave Lane
wondered how moving from an open standard to a proprietary one would help anyone with anything... Sadly, most people creating documents know far less about structured data, consistent formatting, and open standards than people on this list... Dave -- Dave Lane, Egressive Ltd d...@egressive.com m

Re: [WSG] PDF Conversion

2011-02-08 Thread Dave Lane
sensible structure that wasn't there before. Using standards compliant HTML as an alternative accessible standard makes much more sense (again, assuming the source document wasn't generated from your typical poorly structured MS Word document). Regards, Dave -- Dave Lane, Egressive Ltd d

Re: [WSG] PDF Conversion

2011-02-08 Thread Dave Lane
what you do. People need to be trained to understand the importance of structural conventions and consistency... and now we've come full circle back to open standard formats :) Dave -- Dave Lane, Egressive Ltd d...@egressive.com m +64212298147 p +6439633733 http://egressive.com Free

Re: [WSG] IE6 Finally Nearing Extinction [STATS]

2010-06-12 Thread Dave Lane
. Cheers, Dave On 12/06/10 00:32, Lea de Groot wrote: On 11/06/10 9:32 PM, Foskett, Mike wrote: I just took a peek at our own stats for May 2010. A very large set limited to UK online shoppers only. And I couldn't agree less with the article. I have a couple of large .au 'mum and dad' sites

Re: [WSG] Standards based Drupal WYSIWYG Editor

2010-02-26 Thread Dave Lane
the idea of composing content in the actual TinyMCE interface totally absurd, which doesn't make much sense to me...)./rant Regards, Dave On 27/02/10 07:32, Kepler Gelotte wrote: Just spent a day with FCKEditor only to find that there appears to be no way to have site CSS appear in the Style

Re: [WSG] my latest version of my page

2009-09-19 Thread Dave Westell
Hi Marvin, You have missing image files, http://startrekcafe.alacorncomputer.com/images/fruit_banana.jpg http://startrekcafe.alacorncomputer.com/images/m_a_essam_1114164_16526150.jpg Also cannot see any rollover effects Regards... Dave - Original Message - From: Marvin Hunkin

Re: [WSG] my latest version of my page

2009-09-19 Thread Dave Westell
Hi Marvin, OK I now see you are using mouseover () mouseOut() effects... Your .js script is missing . http://www.alacorncomputer.com/javascript/fruit.js Also your page does not validate, you have one too many closing divides /div after #nav1 Dave... - Original Message - From

RE: [WSG] Safari Beta 4

2009-02-27 Thread dave turner
dude! You not on a mac? See you next week! Dave Citect Turner From: Levell Rampono lev...@pro-perspective.com Sent: 26 February 2009 15:53 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: [WSG] Safari Beta 4 Handling it very, very well and I'm running

Re: [WSG] IE Problems

2009-02-13 Thread Dave Westell
I found problems with your [IF] End Tags I.E Should be: !--[if gte mso 9] ![endif]-- Not: !--[if gte mso 9] !--[endif]-- This was making your whole page hidden from Internet Explorer Dave - Original Message - From: Kristine Cummins To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent

Re: [WSG] IE Problems

2009-02-13 Thread Dave Westell
Just to clarify some of your IF comments closed incorrectly but your las one closed correctly, so Internet Explorer will Hide the content. So just find the closing if comments and correct them. - Original Message - From: Dave Westell To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Friday

RE: [WSG] Re: Users who deliberately disable JavaScript

2009-01-30 Thread Dave Hall
are not very representative of the general intarwebs user base. Cheers Dave *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: memberh

[WSG] Helpful Criticism and Browser test plz

2009-01-21 Thread Dave Westell
Hi all, Just got my latest project to validate XHTML Strict, and just wanted any helpful criticism and also to see if any problems with any Browsers and Operating Systems . http://www.clock-this.co.uk/ Thanks in advance.. Dave

Re: [WSG] Helpful Criticism and Browser test plz

2009-01-21 Thread Dave Westell
Thanks, I will try to impliment your suggestions I am just getting out of the MSFrontpage stage and working with divs instead of tables. so I fully respect your views. BTW the flash animation is only supposed to load then stop... as requested by client.. - Original Message - From:

Re: [WSG] Downloading Fonts

2008-12-08 Thread Dave Hall
). Cheers Dave *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ***

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-28 Thread Dave Hall
On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 23:11 -0600, Brett Patterson wrote: What Dave? I was simply illustrating how to make text blink in a standards compliant way. You never know someone might find such information useful one day. The example I provided would allow them to avoid using the ugly non standard

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-28 Thread Dave Hall
On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 13:07 +, Stuart Foulstone wrote: Blinking text is against standards in itself, so how can you do it in a standards compliant way? Using the sample I posted - see below. That validates. Cheers Dave On Fri, November 28, 2008 10:45 am, Dave Hall wrote

Re: [WSG] Fw: The Great Firewall of Australia

2008-11-27 Thread Dave Hall
you can make your views known. Keep in mind, only emailing the minister and signing an online opinion will register to marks in the against column. Cheers Dave who should finish his letter writing campaign Nedlud. On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 9:05 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am hoping

Re: [WSG] the Name attribute

2008-11-27 Thread Dave Hall
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Re: [WSG] First Attempt

2008-11-25 Thread Dave Lane
-apps (wrapped in suitable HTML navigation, etc.) and some nice branding-related effects... but generally, Flash is overused when HTML + CSS with a sprinkling of Javascript could do the job better and in accordance with web standards. Regards, Dave Elizabeth Spiegel wrote: Hi Kate You

Re: [WSG] First Attempt

2008-11-25 Thread Dave Lane
as a teaching tool, is dead. Yep, poked it with a stick. Dead. :) Cheers, Dave Bruce wrote: Andrew November 24, 2008 10:59 AM On Nov 24, 2008, at 10:47 AM, Kate wrote: Wow! You hand code For now, and I think, the foreseeable future, this is still the only way available if you want to get

Re: [WSG] First Attempt

2008-11-25 Thread Dave Lane
or are a really slow typist (although I can't recommend enough taking the time to learn how to touch type - you'll never regret it)... :) Dave -- Dave Lane = Egressive Ltd = [EMAIL PROTECTED] = m: +64 21 229 8147 p: +64 3 9633733 = Linux: it just tastes better = nosoftwarepatents http://egressive.com

Re: [WSG] Which is read first? Scripts or Styles?

2008-11-24 Thread Dave Hall
to list them? Styles or Scripts first? Yahoo's performance best practice guide recommends styles in the head and scripts as the last thing before the /body in a document. See http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html#css_top for more info. Cheers Dave

RE: [WSG] Web governance

2008-11-23 Thread Dave Hall
validate, and they all have their underwear showing [1], so I suspect you are looking in the wrong place for partners. In future please keep your spam to yourself. Cheers Dave [1] http://www.zeldman.com/2008/11/07/is-your-websites-underwear-showing

[WSG] Re: Some links for light reading (11/11/08)

2008-11-11 Thread Dave Hall
-underwear-showing/ I don't know if anyone else picked this up, but link #1 has the problem described in link #2. I wonder if the positioning in the list was intentional :) Cheers Dave *** List Guidelines: http

Re: [WSG] Question on servers and Email campaign

2008-11-11 Thread Dave Hall
for the service so if they get booted they are the ones liable for any charges. If your client doesn't understand the implications of the request, then you are probably best off without them. Cheers Dave Luke Graphics Web Designing, LLC wrote: I am sorry to ask this question but I am very curious

Re: [WSG] Who are the Away on leave Notices from?

2008-11-05 Thread Dave Lane
mail systems. Regards, Dave Joe Ortenzi wrote: this would be a useful and important addition to the mailing guidelines I would have to say, yes. Joe On 06/11/2008, at 8:47 AM, Brett Patterson wrote: Oh. I have always just set mine up to not send out for specific e-mail addresses

Re: [WSG] Standards and Adobe Contribute

2008-11-02 Thread Dave Lane
of technologies rather than yours, my advice is to get a new customer. That sort of customer will make your life miserable and cost you money in the long run. Cheers, Dave Mark Harris wrote: Joe Ortenzi wrote: Contribute is not about content management as much as it is about allowing an in-house

Re: [WSG] Standards and Adobe Contribute

2008-11-02 Thread Dave Lane
Hello Mark, Mark Harris wrote: Dave, the business decision is not that of the web designer. While web design may be his business, it's not the business of his client. If it's not the decision of the web developer, then I don't expect that web developer to be around for long. As a web

Re: [WSG] Accessibility - Scanning PDFs

2008-10-29 Thread Dave Hall
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 16:32 +1100, Rae Buerckner wrote: PDF is an ISO standard and has been for some months, snip / Whoops missed that bit of news - thanks for the update *** List Guidelines:

Re: [WSG] Accessibility - Scanning PDFs

2008-10-28 Thread Dave Hall
when you want to start a new discussion. Cheers Dave *** List Guidelines: http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm Unsubscribe: http://webstandardsgroup.org/join/unsubscribe.cfm Help: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ***

Re: [WSG] Accessible and cross browser online slide system

2008-10-21 Thread Dave Lane
Hello Diego, I recommend you check out S5: http://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2004/10/18/ssup5sup-10/ I've used them on quite a few occasions and they work very well so long as you're happy playing with HTML markup. Cheers, Dave PS I suggest turning off email receipts on emails to mailing

Re: [WSG] Drupal - Standards Compliant and Crossbrowser Dropdown Navigation Widget?

2008-10-20 Thread Dave Lane
. Hope that helps you. Kind regards, Dave James O'Neill wrote: Susan, That give me an idea. I am just starting to learn PHP and Drupal so making changes on my own will be fun. I am looking forward to tacking some. Thanks, Jim I am currently working on a large Drupal project

Re: [WSG] Drupal - Standards Compliant and Crossbrowser Dropdown Navigation Widget?

2008-10-20 Thread Dave Lane
be wrapped into the next release. That way, you don't have to maintain the code yourself, and you won't have problems with upgrades. It's cool how open source works. Cheers, Dave Susan Grossman wrote: Our core business is building sites with Drupal. We focus on XHTML 1.0 strict

Re: [WSG] Drupal - Standards Compliant and Crossbrowser Dropdown Navigation Widget?

2008-10-20 Thread Dave Lane
be wrapped into the next release. That way, you don't have to maintain the code yourself, and you won't have problems with upgrades. It's cool how open source works. Cheers, Dave Susan Grossman wrote: Our core business is building sites with Drupal. We focus on XHTML 1.0 strict

Re: [WSG] Drupal - Standards Compliant and Crossbrowser Dropdown Navigation Widget?

2008-10-20 Thread Dave Lane
indespensible for learning the drupal way of doing things. Cheers, Dave Susan Grossman wrote: Our core business is building sites with Drupal. We focus on XHTML 1.0 strict compliance and are striving towards full adherence of the New Zealand e-government web guidelines which cover

Re: [WSG] Extra white line on the top of my list

2008-08-02 Thread dave
For Added Exposure For Your Site Please Visit The Links Below http://www.inwithamillion.com http://www.rankwithamillion.com - Original Message - From: Nick Tomczek To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Friday, August 01, 2008 8:36 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Extra white line on the

Re: [WSG] Extra white line on the top of my list

2008-08-02 Thread dave
Yes it's your image images/button.png that has the white line Dave - Original Message - From: Nick Tomczek To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Friday, August 01, 2008 8:36 PM Subject: Re: [WSG] Extra white line on the top of my list Michael, Your image has the line

[WSG] Survey on the Adoption of Web Standards

2008-07-09 Thread ROBINS, DAVE
Hello fellow members of the web standards group: I'm a faculty member at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio in the US. My colleague, Sanda Katila, and I are conducting research on the extent to which web standards are being adopted into the design and development of web sites, and we would very

Re: [WSG] Css validation

2008-06-25 Thread Dave Lane
I'm assuming most of the hacks are for IE? Why not just conditionally include them, i.e. unless the validator obeys IE policies, it won't even see the IE-specifi CSS. Dave Fuji kusaka wrote: Hi anyone can help me out with validating my css?... I cant pass validation because of some css

Re: [WSG] html vs. html - neither.

2008-06-20 Thread Dave Lane
unnecessary - sort of like a www on the front of a web URL is (or should be). Dave Rob Enslin wrote: Hi peeps, I recently started noticing that our CMS system generated .htm pages where previously the system produced .html pages. I questioned the support staff and was told that the W3C deemed

Re: [WSG] Firefox 3 candidate

2008-06-18 Thread Dave Woods
I've downloaded Firebug 1.1 Beta and it seems to work fine with Firefox 3 http://getfirebug.com/releases/ Hope that helps. - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk 2008/6/18 kate [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I hear about so many goodies on my lists I tried to dl Firebug (if our people like it its got

Re: [WSG] IE8 beta's a nightmare

2008-04-29 Thread Dave Woods
it again when the final release of IE8 is made available. If you're already getting a significant number of IE8 users (which is probably unlikely) then do as Rahul suggests and use the meta tag to force IE7 rendering mode. Hope that helps? Dave -- http://www.dave-woods.co.uk 2008/4/29 Rahul

Re: [WSG] IE8 beta's a nightmare

2008-04-29 Thread Dave Woods
and reporting bugs back to Microsoft but it shouldn't be used for the production of websites just yet. Thanks Dave - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk 2008/4/29 James Jeffery [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Ha Ha, i like name inferior explorer. Maybe someone should set up the domain name and allow people

Re: [WSG] animated scroll

2008-04-24 Thread dave
Hi , You might want to try this. http://www.quidascript.com/index.php?main_page=product_infocPath=59products_id=125 I got this package it's cheap as chips and has hundreds of javascripts... Regards Dave - Original Message - From: Laert Jansen To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org

Re: [WSG] Thumbnail Floats

2008-04-17 Thread Dave Woods
Personally, I'd use overflow on the container to clear the float's and then add width: 100%; to apply layout for IE7 and below. div#innerContainer ul{margin: 0; padding: 0;* width: 100%; overflow: hidden; *} Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk 2008/4/17 Frederick

Re: [WSG] seo / standards question

2008-04-09 Thread Dave Woods
Go for the first option... h2section title/h2 ul liapage name 1/a/li liapage name 2/a/li ... /ul Google won't give anymore weight as it'll simply dilute the weight of all your h3 tags so only use them where they're relavant and where they are actually heading up contnet. I'd always advise

Re: [WSG] Client cannot view website

2008-04-08 Thread dave
with IE 6 Regards Dave... - Original Message - From: Lynette Smith To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 9:00 AM Subject: [WSG] Client cannot view website I hope this post is allowed. Just had a call from a client to say he cannot see all of his

Re: [WSG] Rogue text appears in IE6.

2008-04-03 Thread Dave Woods
nested elements and named classes/ID's sensibly then you shouldn't really need to use comments anyway. Cheers Dave http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 03/04/2008, Rob Enslin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've recently built a website trying to move towards more standards-compliant code. After the delight

Re: [WSG] Any way to defeat legend styling problems in IE?

2008-02-28 Thread Dave Woods
I'm sure John won't mind me posting a link to his article on the subject... http://www.tyssendesign.com.au/articles/css/legends-of-style/ Hope that helps. 2008/2/28 Cole Kuryakin [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello All - I've already spent a lot of time researching this and - from the threads I've

Re: [WSG] ie problem

2008-02-15 Thread Dave Woods
Looks like the double margin bug. Try changing this... #navMain ul li a { margin:43px 35px 0 0; border:1px solid black; float:right; display:block; } to this #navMain ul li a { margin:43px 35px 0 0; border:1px solid black; float:right; display:inline; } Hope that helps. On 15/02/2008, kevin

Re: [WSG] Fwd: navaigation list rendered bad in ie

2008-02-14 Thread Dave Woods
: 216px; on the anchor will do the same job as the zoom) but there's various methods of solving the haslayout issue. Cheers Dave - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 14/02/2008, Thierry Koblentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Behalf Of Andrew WC Brown Here's an image to the problem http

Re: [WSG] Fwd: navaigation list rendered bad in ie

2008-02-14 Thread Dave Woods
... I know there's a lot of people that don't like conditional comments, but it can save A LOT of time. Best Regards, On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 7:29 AM, Dave Woods [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Andrew, As Thierry has pointed out, Zoom will fix this issue but you may want to have a read

Re: [WSG] hello

2008-02-12 Thread Dave Woods
Also, think about the important factors first when creating a website. Build something that satisfies the requirements, provides the function/content required, is accessible, usable and uses the latest web standards and if the site falls into the web2.0 category then so be it, if not then really

Re: [WSG] This IE8 controversy

2008-02-01 Thread Dave Woods
A better approach would be to switch to a more standards compliant browser like Firefox/Opera or Safari ;o) http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/ http://www.opera.com/ http://www.apple.com/safari/ (still appears to be in beta for windows though). If you're a web developer/designer, you should

Re: [WSG] This IE8 controversy

2008-01-29 Thread Dave Woods
I just like to ask if it might be possible to turn off this version freezing thing in IE8, maybe with some markup or something. I agree with Drew Mclellan when he said in his blog that old browsers must die. Using an HTML5 doctype will remove the need to include the meta tag. Using edge within

Re: [WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-25 Thread Dave Woods
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Dave Woods *Sent:* Wednesday, January 23, 2008 8:59 AM *To:* wsg@webstandardsgroup.org *Subject:* Re: [WSG] Background images versus image The first question I'd ask is why not just use check boxes instead of trying to replicate them? If you mark

Re: [WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-23 Thread Dave Woods
The first question I'd ask is why not just use check boxes instead of trying to replicate them? If you mark them up correctly then there's really no better accessible method than using the correct element as it was meant. If you go down this route then you're likely to create all kinds of

Re: [WSG] Where did I come from?

2008-01-18 Thread Dave Woods
I completely agree with most of the comments so far. Why create functionality that is simply replicating the functionality of a browser? There was an article on text resizing a while ago that I'm sure most people are already aware of by Roger Johansson...

Re: [WSG] Definition List appropriate for FAQ?

2008-01-17 Thread Dave Woods
Hi, Personally, I'd use heading's for the questions and paragraphs for the answers but that's down to my own preference and have seen it done a variety of ways. Cheers Dave - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 17/01/2008, Mike at Green-Beast.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello

Re: [WSG] Colors for web design

2007-12-14 Thread Dave Woods
/ There's also plenty of colour combination websites about, only have this one in my bookmarks though... http://www.colorcombos.com/ Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 14/12/2007, Michael Horowitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone know a good online resource or book

Re: [WSG] IE layout glitch on Blog

2007-11-14 Thread Dave Woods
content that is wider than the left column. Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 14/11/2007, Simon Cockayne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am not the owner of http://www.shield.on.ca/Blog/index.php ... But...I am puzzled as to why the navigation sidebar

Re: [WSG] Idiot's guide to JavaScript

2007-11-13 Thread Dave Woods
and bad practice tutorials online. http://www.sitepoint.com/books/javascript1/?SID=8a6e5ef267535b16d9b4f5c5b54a008d Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 13/11/2007, Kevin Lennon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rob Mason wrote: Hi guys, Am comfortable with HTML/CSS

Re: [WSG] Social Networking Site Software / Script

2007-11-09 Thread Dave Woods
Vanilla is definitely the most standards compliant forum software I've seen. If you wanted to go down the social networking/bookmarking site route then there's some software called pligg which I believe the likes of digg and sphinn use. http://www.pligg.com/ On 09/11/2007, Rahul Gonsalves

Re: [WSG] Request possible?

2007-11-06 Thread Dave Woods
sizes http://www.dave-woods.co.uk/?p=79 Other than that though, it's a relatively simple layout so should only really need a few div containers and then the relevant heading's applied along with paragraphs of text. Hope that helps. Cheers Dave - - - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk

Re: [WSG] CSS/Accessibility question

2007-11-01 Thread Dave Woods
of using a text browser read this content? Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 01/11/2007, Likely, James A. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I am pretty new to this group but have been seeing all of the useful emails that have been sent over the past

Re: [WSG] Rounded Courners .... Your Take

2007-10-31 Thread Dave Woods
be applied to container div :o) Thanks Dave - - - - - - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 31/10/2007, Mike at Green-Beast.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can offer this simple method: http://mikecherim.com/experiments/css_smart_corners.php I prefer spans over divs because divs do have

Re: [WSG] CSS display: none has SEO impact?

2007-10-30 Thread Dave Woods
to be breaking their terms of use. If display: none; is being used for a legitimate purpose then I wouldn't worry about it but as I mentioned earlier, it can have a negative impact on accessibility so as with most things, it depends how and why you're using this method. Thanks Dave

Re: [WSG] CSS display: none has SEO impact?

2007-10-29 Thread Dave Woods
not neccesarily bad for search engines but can be bad for accessibility as screen readers will ignore it so you'd be better off using negative text indent or negative absolute positioning. It depends on what situation you're using it for but yes it can be bad if used wrongly. Thanks Dave

Re: [WSG] Alt text for purely aesthetic images

2007-10-26 Thread Dave Woods
Hi Simon, If you have an image for purely presentational purposes then you can use a blank alt attribute alt= However, if it's purely for presentational purposes then you should really apply it using CSS as a background image ;o) Thanks Dave http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 26/10/2007, Simon

Re: [WSG] Re: Alt text for purely aesthetic images

2007-10-26 Thread Dave Woods
would suggest running it through http://validator.w3.org as you've got a few errors (you're using an XHTML doctype so don't forget to close img tags as well as escaping ampersands). ;o) Hope that helps. Dave http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 26/10/2007, Simon Cockayne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi again

Re: [WSG] WCAG conformance and checking

2007-10-26 Thread Dave Woods
are much more important once you've performed these initial tests. Hope they help though. Dave http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 26/10/2007, Simon Cockayne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am on a mission to get the microsite that I built for my wife http://phd.london.edu/ygrushkacockayne

Re: [WSG] Re: WSG Digest

2007-10-26 Thread Dave Woods
problems but once the page is online I tend to find it works alright. On 26/10/2007, Simon Cockayne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Dave, First off, thanks for the feedback. I do have the Firefox Web Developer tool bar...for some reason the toolsvalidate local accessibility seems to hang

Re: [WSG] Minimum width help

2007-10-24 Thread Dave Woods
Hi Dean, Not sure what these two styles are actually doing but it looks like they're the cause within your menu.css #p7TBMsub03 { padding: 0 0 0 150px; } #p7TBMsub04 { padding: 0 0 0 210px; } Removing them seems to fix the problem with no adverse effect. Cheers Dave - - - - - - - - - - Dave

Re: [WSG] Minimum width help

2007-10-24 Thread Dave Woods
altogether. Hope that helps. - - - - - - - - - - Dave Woods http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 24/10/2007, Dave Woods [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Dean, Not sure what these two styles are actually doing but it looks like they're the cause within your menu.css #p7TBMsub03 { padding: 0 0 0 150px

Re: [WSG] how a href with javascript pass in A level

2007-10-23 Thread Dave Woods
. Hope that helps. Dave - - - - - - - - - - Dave Woods http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 23/10/2007, Gaspar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, iam trying to understand how a page that have 1 or 2 javascript in href could pass in level A of WCAG 1. it have a noscript but that doesnt prove

Re: [WSG] Cost of Accessibility

2007-10-08 Thread Dave Woods
attributes, using semantic HTML, ensuring that JavaScript isn't used for critical functionality etc shouldn't be nice to have's for the client, they should be built in as standard by any reputable web designer. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dave Woods http://www.dave-woods.co.uk

Re: [WSG] Cost of Accessibility

2007-10-08 Thread Dave Woods
of development that they now need to consider accessibility. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dave Woods http://www.dave-woods.co.uk [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 08/10/2007, Steve Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The cost of adding accessibility should really be zero. Statements like

Re: [WSG] Levels of 508 compliance

2007-10-03 Thread Dave Woods
Hi, Are these what you're after? http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT/ http://www.section508.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=ContentID=12 Thanks Dave On 03/10/2007, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi listers, Does anyone have a reference (link) to a site that actually spells out what

Re: [WSG] Positioning a background image

2007-10-01 Thread Dave Woods
Alternatively you could introduce and extra div and apply padding/margin to create the effect you need. If the background outside the container is a plain colour you could always apply a border-top or 120px to make it appear as you want. The first will definitely work for your situation whilst

Re: [WSG] Form styling

2007-09-27 Thread Dave Woods
Mike, This is exactly the reason why I include the br at the end of the labels so that the form still displays nicely without the styles applied. I suppose a better case could be made for removing the display: block; from the labels in this situation but would be needed if for example you wanted

Re: [WSG] Form styling

2007-09-26 Thread Dave Woods
the form and position it as you require. Hope that helps Cheers Dave On 26/09/2007, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello list, OK, I hate form styling. It's my least favorite thing. I have started using Eric Meyer's Reset style sheet. Does anyone have a favorite resource for dealing

Re: [WSG] Form styling

2007-09-26 Thread Dave Woods
the form. It won't always be necessary but is certainly useful if the label and input can't be styled as you require without the extra markup. Cheers Dave On 26/09/2007, Tom Livingston [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dave, Thanks a lot for this. It's really simple and I don't mind the extra span

Re: [WSG] Using target=_blank

2007-07-24 Thread Dave Lane
Wow, that's very well said, especially your clarification of the relationship dynamics between the website and the visitor. Thanks, Dave Andrew Maben wrote: If you go to the mall, would you be happier if every store you entered assigned a staff member to accompany you so you don't forget

Re: [WSG] To target or not

2007-07-19 Thread Dave Lane
, they put me right off (and, needless to say, I don't go back). Dave Joyce Evans wrote: I always thought it was a good idea to open links to other websites in a separate window, so you don't lose the visitor. If the visitor clicks on a link on your website and it does not open into a separate

Re: [WSG] Suggestions Please for: CMS / E-commerce Solutions

2007-05-28 Thread Dave Lane
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] *** -- Dave Lane == Egressive Ltd == [EMAIL PROTECTED] == +64 21 229 8147 +64 3 963 3733 = Linux: it just tastes better = no software patents http://egressive.com we only use open standards: http://w3.org Effusion

Re: [WSG] Suggestions Please for: CMS / E-commerce Solutions

2007-05-28 Thread Dave Lane
with it and rate it as very good), so I recommend a test drive before committing - but then that's true of any of the CMS/E-Commerce suggestions. Cheers, Dave Paul Bennett wrote: Hi all, I just have to pitch in here. My dealings with Drupal have been less than wonderful. I find it vague

Re: [WSG] style sheet set up

2005-05-28 Thread Dave O'Brien
specific division eg: div#top h1 { } div#top p { } div#top ul { } div#top li { } It's a neat order, keeps the cascade flowing and easy to change the visual layout of the page relatively quickly -- Dave O'Brien Venting my spleen at: http://www.ventingspleen.co.uk

Re: [WSG] style sheet set up

2005-05-28 Thread Dave O'Brien
Also, regarding multiple stylesheets, I tend to put all the rules relating to the homepage and structure of pages on the one main or global stylesheet. I would then use a secondary stylesheet to hold any page specific rules ( such as form styling, section specfic navigations ), this helps reduce

Re: [WSG] CSS Document layout/structure

2005-04-07 Thread Dave Elkan
: propertyValue } White space is a very personal thing, I feel. What you can read easiest depends entirely on what you're used to. ~Dave Hugues Brunelle wrote: Hi Charlie, I know what you mean, I did many redesign stuff and find out that I wasn't able to understand my own css file

[WSG] CSS/Font size query

2005-03-23 Thread Dave Barnett
are defaulting to 'smaller' text in MSIE rather than the default of 'medium'. we have been able to resolve the issue for some of these users. If anyone could offer any help or suggestions it would be greatly appreciated. - James Caller / Dave Barnett //- David

Re: [WSG] Standards compliant site, clients wants to make updates themselves

2005-03-21 Thread Dave Elkan
it repaired by a mechanic anyway, but at least with the later, maybe you've learnt something. In the end I gave up trying to teach every client and became a CMS developer. :P ~Dave Bert Doorn wrote: I design sites to be standards compliant (usually XHTML1.0 Strict). This is ~supposed~ to make

Re: [WSG] navigation using arrows for location

2005-03-01 Thread Dave O'Brien
The navigation looks pretty good; started laying out a concept, still a fair bit to do however and will have a go finishing off when I can over the next few days. Am shattered so enough said. Dave On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 09:18:18 +1100, Peter Ottery [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: so I've designed

Re: [WSG] [on-topic]wireframes

2005-02-28 Thread Dave O'Brien
off it and a protosite there for testing and content. I also now have the stylesheet set so I can adjust the values for future use and the client was impressed. I think in future I will sketch out the wireframes separately and then apply it to the XHTML/CSS to use as a protosite. Dave O'Brien On Mon

Re: [WSG] absolute positioning

2005-02-26 Thread Dave O'Brien
Its part of the spec I believe. An element is absolutly positioned within it's containing element ( which I think has to be block level for obvious reasons ). A basic example is that a single absolutly positioned element ( say a div#example ) within the body tag is positioned to the body tag which

Re: [WSG] .php extension

2005-01-20 Thread Dave Elkan
You have to edit your httpd.conf file to process files of the .html suffix. Look for the line: AddType application/x-httpd-php .php make it: AddType application/x-httpd-php .html .php Easy!! ~Dave Paul wrote: I have a template that I have created and am creating all my pages from that. I have

[WSG] New music site barring non IE browsers

2004-11-30 Thread Dave Rayner
o show how disappointed i was. That'll teach 'em. dave rayner freshwebwww.freshweb.com.aum. 0409 037 250 p. +61 2 89202344f. +61 2 89203008 This message is confidential, and may contain proprietary or legally privileged information. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender

[WSG] (another) Site Check :)

2004-11-17 Thread Dave Elkan
a look at this site in ie5 for mac and tell me/take a screenshot so I can see how horrid it looks? The URL is http://www.wallpaper.com Thanks for your help! ~Dave http://www.edave.net ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

RE: [WSG] Web Standards Eye Candy: http://www.scottschiller.com/

2004-11-12 Thread Dave Lyons
-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 11:14:52 - From: Dave Lyons then ur on some SERIOUS crack i mean serious crack no need for that... dhtml will never be flash, never be supported like flash and will never have the ease of use as flash, never have the portability as flash

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