[WSG] IE7 image link problem

2007-04-10 Thread Newsletters
Hi there, I'm having a bit of trouble with IE7, and was hoping someone here may already have an answer to the problem! I'm building a very simple splash page for a form submission from an existing site, (that we didn't build). The problem relates to two links in the footer. The footer is

Re: [WSG] IE7 image link problem (off-campus)

2007-04-10 Thread Gary Hayden-Sofio
I will be off-campus for the week of April 9; I will return to campus on Monday, April 16. For technical assistance, or if this is an urgent web-related matter, then contact the ITS Helpdesk at [EMAIL PROTECTED], or call 612-659-6600. Otherwise, I will reply to your message when I return to

[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 Michael Wood
WANAU has been an invaluable leader in promoting accessibility issues in policies within Universities for some years now. Their site used to be self-explanatory. Haven't been involved for some time but they are very deserving of your help - very practical pioneers on this issue. Michael Michael

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

2007-04-10 Thread Lucien Stals
I haven't heard of them, but I'd certainly be interested in finding out more about them. I work at Swinburne Uni (in Melbourne), and I'm pushing for more accessibility within the sites I'm responsible for. Feel free to email me off the mailing list if need be. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thanks,

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

2007-04-10 Thread Adeline Yaw
Hi Susie, I haven't heard of this group before but I have gone through the website and it looks like something that's needed esp. among Universities. I am definitely interested in attending the Sydney event in May. Sydney Uni are actually having a web forum this afternoon for all CMS users

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

2007-04-10 Thread Tim
On 11/04/2007, at 9:41 AM, Susie Gardner-Brown wrote: 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 we’ve been asked to help ... :) I

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

2007-04-10 Thread Tim
Pioneers, Not in making their own sites accessible. Don't make me laugh. Tim On 11/04/2007, at 10:02 AM, Michael Wood wrote: WANAU has been an invaluable leader in promoting accessibility issues in policies within Universities for some years now. Their site used to be self-explanatory.

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

2007-04-10 Thread Ben Buchanan
Hi Susie, 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 we've been asked to help ... :) I expect I will be involved anyway, but would be

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

2007-04-10 Thread Tim
What are the forums great for? Sandwiches and a chat! What is the concrete result of the forums? For example did Griffith Uni gain anything from the 2005 sandwich fest. It does not appear there was any benefit to Griffith Uni students.

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

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

2007-04-10 Thread Jonathan O'Donnell
Hi Tim The Web Accessibility Network for Australian Universities (WANAU) is a volunteer group with no formal structure (that I know of), much like Web Standards Group. It seeks to promote Web accessibility within Australian universities. They run a mailing list [1], forums at

[WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread Andrew Harris
Learned friends - hope you can help me. I am having trouble matching transparent png files to html background colours. The dodgy test page here: http://www.woowoowoo.com/pngtest/ illustrates the effect. It's pretty self explanatory, but I want to run a div which matches the page background and

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread James Gollan
PNG has built in colour correction that creates problems when trying to match against a hexcode in the browser. If you really need png you can export a small backgroound tile for the area that it needs to blend into. http://hsivonen.iki.fi/png-gamma/ On 4/11/07, Andrew Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread dwain
On Tuesday 10 April 2007 22:13, Andrew Harris wrote: I specify the page background to #003366 In photoshop I specify the starting blue of the vignette to #003366 I also create a 20px square of #003366, set the opacity to 50% and save out a png24 with transparency save it to a png8 and you

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread Andrew Harris
James, http://hsivonen.iki.fi/png-gamma/ thank you so much - explains everything! @Dwain - I need 8bit transparency, so png8 is not an option no, the article referred to by James has convinced me, sadly, that png24 is just going to cause me too many troubles - I'll have to find another way.

[WSG] Donna Colarossi/Operations/ScotiabankGroup is out of the office.

2007-04-10 Thread donna . colarossi
I will be out of the office starting 04/11/2007 and will not return until 04/16/2007. In my absence please contact Carol Hogg at (416) 285-2264, or Nasreen Janmohamed at (416) 285-2781.Otherwise I will reply to your email when I return. Thanks, Donna Notice of Confidentiality: The

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread twe melb
As far as i know png alpha transparency does not work well in IE 5.5 and 6, it seems to only works in firefox, JavaScript must be use to fix this problem. check out this site, it might be of help to you http://homepage.ntlworld.com/bobosola/pnghowto.htm, i tend to avoid the use of png as it is

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

2007-04-10 Thread Tim
Thanks Jonathan, They don't sell anything is a good sign, Please pardon my cynical impatience for action. I believe that the only real magic is taking action to promote or even legally (1992 DDA) force change. Shame them and name them, show their validation errors and accessibility flaws.

RE: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread Samuel Richardson
With a little bit of use of the propriety DXImageTransform filter you can get by using alpha transparent PNGs in IE6 fairly safely. There is some strange behaviour when using the in repeating background images and with links on them, however both can be fixed (there are various articles out

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread Andrew Harris
On 4/11/07, twe melb [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As far as i know png alpha transparency does not work well in IE 5.5 and 6, Thanks, you're right - but no problems there as I'm serving an extra css to grumpy old browsers It's a shame there are so many problems with png24 as the lack of a viable

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread David Hucklesby
On 4/11/07, Andrew Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am having trouble matching transparent png files to html background colours. The dodgy test page here: http://www.woowoowoo.com/pngtest/ illustrates the effect. On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 13:22:03 +1000, James Gollan advised: PNG has built

Re: [WSG] colour matching transparent png files

2007-04-10 Thread Lachlan Hunt
twe melb wrote: As far as i know png alpha transparency does not work well in IE 5.5 and 6, Correct. it seems to only works in firefox, And IE7, Opera, Safari, etc. i tend to avoid the use of png as it is not cross browser compatible, Nonsense! Aside from alpha transparency problems