Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread standards
Thank you Peter for the quick response and heads-up! I'm puzzled because I'm using Windows XP Home edition and checked the site in IE 6 and FF 1.0, and the logo isn't skewed. I'm using absolute positioning for the logo, therefore if any of the many WSG experts can provide some advice, or solution

Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread Bert Doorn
G'day I'm puzzled because I'm using Windows XP Home edition and checked the site in IE 6 and FF 1.0, and the logo isn't skewed. I'm using absolute positioning for the logo, therefore if any of the many WSG experts can provide some advice, or solution it would be greatly appreicated. I'd say you

RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers

2005-03-17 Thread Jamie Mason
Title: RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers Thanks a lot guys, that's excellent, really really helpful. Cheers! I do need the abbreviated version to be in the TH if possible as I have three columns which apply to long abbreviations/acronyms, but who's table cells are just checkboxes.

Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread Ingo Chao
[EMAIL PROTECTED] schrieb: Thank you Peter for the quick response and heads-up! I'm puzzled because I'm using Windows XP Home edition and checked the site in IE 6 and FF 1.0, and the logo isn't skewed. I'm using absolute positioning for the logo, therefore if any of the many WSG experts can

[WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread john
Hello, group. I'm having a heck of a time with a particular image that I have positioned on my site. Because it has to blend in with three different background colors, I have it anti-aliased accordingly. The problem is that in Firefox and IE (on XP) the image doesn't show up in exactly the

Re: [WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread Bert Doorn
G'day that in Firefox and IE (on XP) the image doesn't show up in exactly the same place, so the blending background is off-set. Right now, it looks good in Firefox, but not IE. Is there something I can do to guarantee that image's position on the site, regardless of the browser? The guitar

Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread Ingo Chao
Ingo Chao schrieb: And this may cause the drop of the right column-float under the content when the viewport is sized wide enough. Sorry, maybe this effect is not reproduceable on your font/screen/cache settings, so here is a screenshot of the drop in IE6

Re: [WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread john
Thanks for the tip. The use of tables is my client's request. He's too afraid to exclude those who won't be able to see it properly. I tried to convince him otherwise, but he was firm. The inline styles are just for my own tweaking purposes -- I'll put them in the external once I have it

[WSG] acronym and abbr and worms

2005-03-17 Thread russ - maxdesign
There are two issues to do with abbreviations that have come up on list today: 1. the distinction between the abbr element and the abbr attribute 2. the difference between abbreviations and acronyms So, I thought I'd open the can of worms that Patrick mentioned earlier today

RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers

2005-03-17 Thread Jamie Mason
Title: RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers ack, annoyingly you don't get a tooltip in ie for abbr, but do for acronym. From: Jamie Mason [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 17 March 2005 09:27 To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org' Subject: RE: [WSG]

RE: [WSG] acronym and abbr and worms

2005-03-17 Thread Patrick Lauke
russ - maxdesign Acronyms -- Acronyms are a subset of abbreviations, as they are still shortened words. However, they are more specific. An acronym is defined as a WORD formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name. The important point here is that an

RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers

2005-03-17 Thread Patrick Lauke
Heh...I was waiting for you to discover that... ;) Patrick -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Jamie MasonSent: 17 March 2005 11:32To: 'wsg@webstandardsgroup.org'Subject: RE: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers ack,

RE: [WSG] acronym and abbr and worms

2005-03-17 Thread Mike Foskett
Patrick: However, for people who do like to split hairs, I'd take this one step further and say: does WORD imply pronouncability? Discuss... er.. pronouncability? Apparently under US law it is completely acceptable for a name to be spelt Brown yet pronounced Smith. Generally speaking

Re: [WSG] acronym and abbr and worms

2005-03-17 Thread pixeldiva
On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 12:35:40 -, Mike Foskett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apparently under US law it is completely acceptable for a name to be spelt Brown yet pronounced Smith. Which might go some way to explaining my confusion upon finding out that the name Choire was pronounced Cory, and

Re: [WSG] acronym and abbr and worms

2005-03-17 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Pedantry is like chocolate. There's no such thing as enough. :) lol pix, thats so true! Shaun Johnson IT Technician Waddesdon CE School [EMAIL PROTECTED] This email has been sent from the Buckinghamshire LEA system if

Re: [WSG] Acronym within th Screen Readers

2005-03-17 Thread Gez Lemon
On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 11:32:01 -, Jamie Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ack, annoyingly you don't get a tooltip in ie for abbr, but do for acronym. The abbr element isn't supported by IE, so isn't present in IE's DOM. I think this is one of the main reasons why a lot of developers use

RE: [WSG] 3 cols width any column longest and no div clear

2005-03-17 Thread Carlos Rincon Sanchez
Thanks to all. Finally i think i will have to use some hacks and maybe some negative margins. El mié, 16-03-2005 a las 18:05, Gianfranco Todini escribió: Hi, I've just finished a website using a 3cols fluid layout and I've used this method:

[WSG] Not sure what IE Hack to us

2005-03-17 Thread Jenny Francois
Hello all -- I'm having issues with the right column on my site (http://www.aekituesday.com) in IE. The text aligns too much on the right and the advertisement listed on the page looks completely crazy. In Firefox it looks great! The CSS code is listed here

Re: [WSG] Not sure what IE Hack to us

2005-03-17 Thread diona kidd
Upon loading, I received the error 'google_ad_width undefined', which may relate to the ad issue... On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 08:13 -0800, Jenny Francois wrote: Hello all -- I'm having issues with the right column on my site (http://www.aekituesday.com) in IE. The text aligns too much on

[WSG] To Specific

2005-03-17 Thread Chris Kennon
Hi, Is there a value in reading the XHTML w3org specifications? What would be more productive in advancing understanding of XHTML/CSS? CK ___ An ideal is merely the projection, on an enormously enlarged scale, of some aspect of personality.

Re: [WSG] To Specific

2005-03-17 Thread diona kidd
Chris, I'm finding a great value in reading the w3c specs while working on a current project. A few other resources are also helping me advance my understanding of XHTML/CSS: the book 'The Zen of CSS Design', alistapart.com and several other websites. Looking at work from other developers and

Re: [WSG] Not sure what IE Hack to us

2005-03-17 Thread Ingo Chao
Jenny Francois schrieb: I'm having issues with the right column on my site (http://www.aekituesday.com) in IE. The text aligns too much on the right It's a pain to debug such huge generated pages :) A simplified testcase would be nice. Anyway, some of the problems started at Tuesday, February 22.

Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread standards
Thanks Bert, but please know that I didn't make any assumptions about screen resolution, but simply failed to checked the site in 800X600. I always check my sites in different screen resolutions, but dropped the ball this time. Thanks for the reminder, and I'll fix the problem accordingly. Kind

Re: [WSG] To Specific

2005-03-17 Thread Alan Trick
Definitly, There are a /lot /of things you find in th specs that are overlooked elsewhere. The DOM specs are about the only descent easy-to-download reference I've seen on DOM, I'd be lost without them. Alan Trick diona kidd wrote: Chris, I'm finding a great value in reading the w3c specs while

[WSG] Some good news for accessibility on linux/KDE

2005-03-17 Thread James Ellis
Hi all KDE have just put out v3.4 of their desktop environment which includes some nifty new accessibility features for K applications like Konquerer (Safari's sibling). Haven't upgraded yet but it certainly looks beneficial for those of us using text to speech mechanisms that don't want to be

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] Any comic-artists?

2005-03-17 Thread David R
Hi Some of you may have come across the web-standards antics of WebStandardsMan on various internet forums and newsgroups. Just FYI, yes... that's me I was wondering if there were any comic-book artists, or anyone with a talent with DC/Marvel style illustration who's prepared to spend some time

[WSG] Print Stylesheet is ignored

2005-03-17 Thread Christoph Mandl
Hi, i want to use a print-stylesheet and it works fine in IE but Opera 7 and Firefox seem to ignore it... Can someone help me? url: http://www-mw.uni-regensburg.de/ print-css: http://www-mw.uni-regensburg.de/css/mw_print.css Thank you! -- Christoph

Re: [WSG] Print Stylesheet is ignored

2005-03-17 Thread Philippe Wittenbergh
On 18 Mar 2005, at 8:51 am, Christoph Mandl wrote: i want to use a print-stylesheet and it works fine in IE but Opera 7 and Firefox seem to ignore it... Can someone help me? url: http://www-mw.uni-regensburg.de/ print-css: http://www-mw.uni-regensburg.de/css/mw_print.css You can only have one

[WSG] Browser support for javascript CDATA regions

2005-03-17 Thread Sigurd Magnusson
Untitled DocumentI am wanting to get some inline javascript to validate to xhtml1.1, which can be done via cdata regions. What's browser support for these like? Is this another area of brainnumbing hacks and problems? Siggy script type=text/javascript ![CDATA[Lots of juicy symbols.]]/script

Re: [WSG] Browser support for javascript CDATA regions

2005-03-17 Thread Dmitry Baranovskiy
No worries, just put some extra symbols there: script type=text/javascript !--//![CDATA[ ... //]]-- On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 15:47:11 +1300, Sigurd Magnusson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Untitled DocumentI am wanting to get some inline javascript to validate to xhtml1.1, which can be done via cdata

Re: [WSG] Simple 2 column layout?

2005-03-17 Thread Lachlan Hardy
Stevio wrote: 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 left cell to, for example, 150 width, and the right column to 100%. Despite my strong

Re: [WSG] Browser support for javascript CDATA regions

2005-03-17 Thread Rimantas Liubertas
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 13:59:41 +1100, Dmitry Baranovskiy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No worries, just put some extra symbols there: script type=text/javascript !--//![CDATA[ ... //]]-- And that would make browsers which use XML parser to ignore script altogether (assuming XHTML1.1 is served widh