RE: [WSG] Forms, labels headers

2004-05-09 Thread Bert Doorn
a site that has a home page with 40k of HTML that includes 40 tables, some of which only hold ONE word (4 characters of content hidden in a total of 262 bytes of tag soup) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Forms, labels headers

2004-05-08 Thread Bert Doorn
and WinXP respectively). Is this ALL select elements, or just one or two of them? I might revert to tables for layout - no headaches with those. -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Forms, labels headers

2004-05-08 Thread Bert Doorn
puzzled why the selects in www.betterwebdesign.com.au/request-quote.asp don't work in Netscape 7. -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Forms, labels headers

2004-05-08 Thread Bert Doorn
? -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

RE: [WSG] Some links for light reading...

2004-05-01 Thread Bert Doorn
Very interesting I do find it ironic that a page talking about Microsoft's lack of standards support does not validate. Close, but no cigar. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Some links for light reading...

2004-05-03 Thread Bert Doorn
saw in Opera, without breaking the site for others or adding tons of javascript. The site used to make extensive use of tables (and at one stage even frames), which I am trying to steer clear of. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly

RE: [WSG] print headers/footers

2004-04-26 Thread Bert Doorn
G'day A graphical page background should repeat on each page when printed (unless the user has turned printing of images and backgrounds off), so perhaps put the logo in as a background (for the print style sheet) and add appropriate padding to the page. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design

RE: [WSG] iframe - object - xhtml - IE6

2004-04-29 Thread Bert Doorn
recently. I found that the border is actually IN the object, not around it. Put a style=border:none on the body tag of the document you load into the object. Worked for me in IE6 and Mozilla 1.6+ Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly

RE: [WSG] iframe - object - xhtml - IE6

2004-04-29 Thread Bert Doorn
). Both documents are valid XHTML1.1 with a DTD Sorry, I haven't got an older version of MSIE handy. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-lding, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http

[WSG] Tables are dead?

2004-05-17 Thread Bert Doorn
descriptions with overflow:hidden). See www.bwdzine.com/divs2.html - increase font size to see the mess. Any ideas / clean, working examples? FWIW, I have no control over how much text would go in each box. -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user

RE: [WSG] Tables are dead?

2004-05-18 Thread Bert Doorn
=36) is clever, but has the same problem (and will only work for a small portion of visitors). (But thanks for the tip - when viewed this way, it's quite obvious that I am in fact dealing with tabular data) I'll stick with a table but will try to cut out the empty spacer cells. Hmmm -- Bert

[WSG] Proper usage of Blockquote and Cite

2004-05-27 Thread Bert Doorn
in advance -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list

RE: [WSG] Proper usage of Blockquote and Cite

2004-05-28 Thread Bert Doorn
citeHarry Potter/cite /blockquote Looks like I was at least on the right track with my choice of elements. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion

RE: [WSG] Help validating a Counter script

2004-06-02 Thread Bert Doorn
tp:\/\/1ro.cqcounter.com\/cgi-bin\/c?_id=razvan_z=0_r=">http:\/\/1ro.cqcounter.com\/cgi-bin\/c?_id=razvan_z=0_r="+See how you go after that.Regards--Bert Doorn, Better Web Design[ www.bwdzine.net | www.betterwebdesign.com.au]Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Help validating a Counter script

2004-06-02 Thread Bert Doorn
Title: Message G'day again Check this: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://alegeri-locale.stockapplets.com/2/alegeri-locale-2004.html Any other ideas?Yep. As the validator says: a href=""http://cqcounter.com/?_id=razvan_lo=ro">http://cqcounter.com/?_id=razvan_lo=ro"The mentioned

[WSG] XHTML Strict compliant shopping carts

2004-06-02 Thread Bert Doorn
developing to standards is easier :-) I've searched Google but couldn't find any. I'd develop one myself, but haven't got the time and I'm not a programmer (though I'd love togive it ago). Thanks in advance --Bert Doorn, Better Web Designwww.betterwebdesign.com.au and www.bwdzine.net Fast

RE: [WSG] Centering a liquid grid of image thumbs and captions

2004-06-05 Thread Bert Doorn
(seems the server is down however). That one probably doesn't work in Mac IE either. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nick

RE: [WSG] Ordered list mark-up

2004-06-07 Thread Bert Doorn
a way for it to work in other browsers. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

RE: [WSG] re: using wildcard * in css

2004-06-14 Thread Bert Doorn
as you nest deeper (try putting an unordered list with links into the container and see what happens) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Must Read

2004-06-15 Thread Bert Doorn
that was there in the first place. Perhaps I am a lone voice in the desert, but why go back to 1990's style websites when we have CSS? Is it necessary to make people wait, just so you can show them the font YOU like (and they might not be able to see anyway)? /opinion Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web

RE: [WSG] Styling Text...

2004-07-02 Thread Bert Doorn
the em element to have bold italic text in (graphical/text) browsers. The problem with b and i is that it's presentational. strong and em on the other hand have semantic meaning (especially when using assistive technology like text-to-speech converters). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design

RE: [WSG] iFrames vs Scrolling Divs

2004-07-05 Thread Bert Doorn
somewhere that it's possible to link a div to an external source (it used an attribute like data or src) but I think it was a Netscape-ism. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.bwdzine.com Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] IES and Firefox issues - Link included

2004-07-07 Thread Bert Doorn
) and it was loading something like 180 files (presumably images). Ouch. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.bwdzine.net Fast-loading, user-friendly websites * The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

RE: [WSG] Titles Acronyms Abbr etc

2004-07-21 Thread Bert Doorn
is the appropriate heading level and you do want to link to it internally, I would write it like this: h5 id=ventdoorVent Door Systems/h5 Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti

RE: [WSG] Hacks

2004-07-30 Thread Bert Doorn
and MSIE6, but might have some problems in MSIE5.x and certainly will look different in MSIE/NN4. No idea about Safari but I'm guessing it's OK. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.bwdzine.com Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] HTML CSS references

2004-08-06 Thread Bert Doorn
, XHTML and more. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04 http://we04.com/ Web

RE: [WSG] Image size--where should it be?

2004-08-12 Thread Bert Doorn
HTML is if (A) all or most images on the page(s) are the same size or (B) for an image (like a logo) that appears on every page (and not as a background image). Other than that, I would still use the HMTL attributes. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design, www.bwdzine.com Fast

RE: [WSG] Form fields in navbar causing IE to expand size of bar

2004-08-17 Thread Bert Doorn
Hi form tag causes some issues with IE. Any ideas as to what would be the best way to approach this? Remove margin and padding from the form and all should be well. #searchform form { margin:0; padding:0; } Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.bwdzine.com/ Fast-loading

RE: [WSG] Question to the others ...

2004-11-14 Thread Bert Doorn
ironic given what I said above) Otherwise you might try specifying its size in em's so it will scale up/down as appropriate. 780px is too wide for many people who still run at a resolution of 800x600. Why annoy them with horizontal scrollbars? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design

RE: [WSG] Another body tag question ...

2004-11-14 Thread Bert Doorn
Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting help **

RE: [WSG] Faux columns not staying horizontal

2004-11-14 Thread Bert Doorn
div within the #container div so MSIE drops it below the #content div. See http://www.positioniseverything.net/explorer/doubled-margin.html for a description AND a solution. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au

RE: [WSG] Validate Inside Your Firewall

2004-11-15 Thread Bert Doorn
accessibility. (No, haven't used that either - just reading it on their website) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

RE: [WSG] Header cut short

2004-11-18 Thread Bert Doorn
on the footer div. The box model adds the padding to the width, so you end up with 0.25em + 100% + 0.25em. Change it to padding: 0.25em 0; and the scrollbar should disappear. Should not matter for the content as it's centered anyway. HTH -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http

RE: [WSG] Site review - www.caexpo.com.au

2004-11-18 Thread Bert Doorn
(unless I start playing with browser settings, which I then have to undo again when I go to another site). Also, don't you want people who have JavaScript enabled to provide feedback? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au

RE: [WSG] using br - was [ image captions?]

2004-11-23 Thread Bert Doorn
): xHTML: div class=imgleftimg /caption text/div CSS: div.imgleft { width: 200px; /* or whatever is appropriate */ float:left; text-align:center; } div.imgleft img { display:block; } Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au

RE: [WSG] Re: image captions again

2004-11-23 Thread Bert Doorn
as suggested by Gary) may work, but you may get some strange effects in non graphical browsers (search engines, assistive technology): ...convallis ornare, tortor A picture . . . nibh ultricies ante... Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au

RE: [WSG] It's so frustrating. Webstandars, accesibility and Firefox as a sales argument.

2004-11-25 Thread Bert Doorn
a month if I'm lucky. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

RE: [WSG] Defining A Definition List

2004-11-29 Thread Bert Doorn
of news items). If there's only ever going to be one news item (e.g. you just want to show the latest news), I'd stick with the traditional heading and paragraph(s). Is a list with one item really a list? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user

RE: [WSG] Defining A Definition List

2004-11-29 Thread Bert Doorn
. Are definition lists in danger of replacing tables for layout? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

RE: [WSG] [Question] W3C Recommendations Level X,Y,Z?

2004-11-29 Thread Bert Doorn
this helps -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list getting

RE: [WSG] inline list issues on MAC IE

2004-12-01 Thread Bert Doorn
be scaleable for the rest of the world's population. Incidentally, with images disabled, the nav bar disappears (I'm using Firefox 1.0 on Win2K). I can't read white text on a white background. Suggest you put a background-color on the links, if not on the whole header. Regards -- Bert Doorn

RE: [WSG] Images in Nav, Splash Screens.

2004-12-01 Thread Bert Doorn
can't remember the last site I did this on - must be years ago. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Using small in a p

2004-12-03 Thread Bert Doorn
to me that big, small, b, I and u are to be deprecated, since they have a distinct presentation flavour. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] My site is broken in Opera

2004-12-03 Thread Bert Doorn
), on that same page, I see a lot of code/Markup and get a message that XML Parsing Failed. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

RE: [WSG] Advert Banner, no validation.

2004-12-04 Thread Bert Doorn
if they don't understand, or give them a properly coded example). They may not be interested, but you can try. Hope this helps -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] alt or title...

2004-12-08 Thread Bert Doorn
#coreattrs Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

RE: Off with your JS (was Re: [WSG] Best approach (new question))

2004-12-10 Thread Bert Doorn
(as an exhibit, rather than a tool). Nothing wrong with plain text if the document is well structured (OK, graphics designers might disagree) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Site review plz

2004-12-16 Thread Bert Doorn
, unless you don't care about modem users. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

RE: [WSG] IE img border padding error

2004-12-17 Thread Bert Doorn
(IMG, form field widgets, etc.) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

RE: [WSG] IE img border padding error

2004-12-17 Thread Bert Doorn
(background images, lots of spans and classes, no img element with padding). Anyway, it's up to you what you do :-) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

RE: [WSG] Changing Standard part2 !!!

2004-12-11 Thread Bert Doorn
) content (the back button on my browser is very handy there) because most of the information I seek is fine as words and pictures (and I am impatient). Of course, this is just my opinion and I'm sure there are flaws in my argument :-) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http

RE: [WSG] Float problem (perhaps) in IE 5 on www.mccn.org.au

2004-12-14 Thread Bert Doorn
, why not make it a heading? If it's purely for presentation, why not just apply an italic style to the paragraph? Similarly, why are your headings h4 when there's no h2 or h3 on the page? Curious Regards -- Bert Doorn, Web Developer Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading

Re: [WSG] My Site

2004-12-21 Thread Bert Doorn
). Beyond that, replace the nested tables with more structural markup and (optionally) update it to XHTML1.0 Strict. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] IE6 Doctype Quirks Mode

2004-12-22 Thread Bert Doorn
. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints

Re: [WSG] Affiliate link code validation errors

2004-12-23 Thread Bert Doorn
it, right after it tells you there's a problem. Perhaps you missed it. All you need to do is code the ampersands as amp; and it should validate (unless there are other errors of course). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly

Re: [WSG] Affiliate link code validation errors

2004-12-24 Thread Bert Doorn
with encoded mailto: links that look like gibberish in the HTML. It's always worked fine. What does a browser show when you put gt; or quot; in your HTML? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] CSS alignment issues

2004-12-26 Thread Bert Doorn
-40k would be better and should be achievable without too much loss of quality. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] A new year challenge - was [ Web Design in 2005]

2004-12-30 Thread Bert Doorn
with pure XHTML and CSS but why would one take on such a mission? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web 'Design' http:/www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] Slow loading of CSS

2005-01-03 Thread Bert Doorn
It's called a Flash of Unstyled Content (FOUC) See http://www.bluerobot.com/web/css/fouc.asp (Found in Resources section of the Web Standards Group's site) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] IE PC Problem with

2005-01-04 Thread Bert Doorn
, rather than in the flow, or remove the spaces inside the map.../map. Seems that's the cause of the problem. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] being framed!

2005-01-05 Thread Bert Doorn
on documents displayed in iframes and objects. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

Re: [WSG] fonts

2005-01-07 Thread Bert Doorn
eyesight who have discovered there are browsers other than IE. My $0.02 Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] Site Tracking and Validation

2005-01-10 Thread Bert Doorn
attributes to the images and putting the noscript content inside a div. See site in sig (towards the end of the xhtml source). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Can I use a table in a form?

2005-01-12 Thread Bert Doorn
; width: 14em; /* Add whatever formatting you want */ } I use something like this on the forms on my own site (which probably aren't perfect either, but I try). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Problem UL with Firefox

2005-01-12 Thread Bert Doorn
; margin:0; padding:0; } li { background: transparent url(whatever) no-repeat; padding-left: 30px; } Seems to work fine in Opera, MSIE and Firefox (on a quick test I ran) But maybe I'm missing something. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading

Re: [WSG] iframe and HTML 401 strict.

2005-01-13 Thread Bert Doorn
data=vide.htm id=mframe type=text/html width=690 height=320Text here for older browsers (perhaps a link to vide.htm)/object HTH -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] IE and background image

2005-01-14 Thread Bert Doorn
as there may be elements inside this box and rules that affect it. At a guess, adding a width and/or height might help, especially if there's floated elements inside the box. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] valid table tags for xhtml strict

2005-01-20 Thread Bert Doorn
.org/TR/REC-html40/index/attributes.html indicates that the align attribute it is *NOT* deprecated for COL, COLGROUP, TBODY, TD, TFOOT, TH, THEAD and TR. Neither is valign. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] meta tag standards

2005-01-20 Thread Bert Doorn
with meta ... /meta, just like there is with br/br and img .../img HTH -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] valid table tags for xhtml strict

2005-01-20 Thread Bert Doorn
of it, keeping the (x)HTML document nice and clean. I thought the whole point behind (x)HTML strict was separation of content and presentation. Keeping align attributes does not seem to fit in. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] yet more valid table tags for xhtml strict

2005-01-20 Thread Bert Doorn
, use (still valid) Strict attributes in minimal quantities. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] Future XHTML Proposals?

2005-01-23 Thread Bert Doorn
to put a table with tabular data inside the single layout table). I cringe when I see sites that nest their tables just to get some spacing etc that can be achieved easily with CSS. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Text wrapping and background images

2005-01-24 Thread Bert Doorn
as a single inline box, similar to a replaced element. The inside of an inline-block is formatted as a block box, and the element itself is formatted as an inline replaced element. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

[WSG] ID and class case sensitivity - potential CSS hack?

2005-01-25 Thread Bert Doorn
would see no matching class or id in the (x)HTML so they would not use it. Thoughts, anyone? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] Floats dont float - can you see what i've got wrong please?

2005-01-25 Thread Bert Doorn
#content: clear:left; That should fix it. I won't comment on the use of tables... OK, I did :-) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] a train wreck of css

2005-01-25 Thread Bert Doorn
said about someone who had to take 17 different types of pills every day - about 12 of them were prescribed to combat side-effects of the others Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] ID and class case sensitivity - potential CSS hack?

2005-01-26 Thread Bert Doorn
should be aware of? (I don't have a Mac or Linux system) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] Indented text

2005-01-27 Thread Bert Doorn
blah blah/p /div css: div.whatever img { display:block; float:left; width: 200px; } div.whatever p { margin-left: 220px; /* image width + a little extra */ } Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Quick h1,h2 etc question

2005-02-01 Thread Bert Doorn
of the main h1. Each h3 belongs to a sub-sub-section under the h2. And so on. You can have multiple h2's each with multiple h3's etc. That means... Your second version. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Disappearing input boxes in Firefox1.0

2005-02-02 Thread Bert Doorn
The issue has been resolved. Thanks to all who replied (you know who you are). It was a faulty installation of Firefox, not faulty CSS or XHTML. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Question about vertical CSS navigation

2005-02-03 Thread Bert Doorn
G'day Is there an alternative to the one I use now at http://www.iamu-edu.org , that is(/was?, can't find it anymore) listed on Russ http://www.maxdesign.com.au/presentation/listamatic/ page? Son of Suckerfish: http://www.htmldog.com/ptg/archives/50.php Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web

Re: [WSG] Thumbnail Image overlapping container DIV - Help Please

2005-02-04 Thread Bert Doorn
their container. Simplest way to fix it is to add this rule to your CSS: .TeaserContainer:after { clear:right; display:block; height:0; content: ; } See http://www.positioniseverything.net/easyclearing.html for more info. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http

Re: [WSG] Browser Checks

2005-02-07 Thread Bert Doorn
if you were selling software that can only be operated by expert users with the latest equipment? Different audience. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion

Re: [WSG] Links not working in MAC

2005-02-10 Thread Bert Doorn
, the result is unpredictable. The problem may not disappear if the page validates, but it should be the first step in trying to find the cause of the problem. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] UL menu - gap and firstlink

2005-02-12 Thread Bert Doorn
lists at the bottom of the page, so the page doesn't suffer from spanitis and classitis. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] Form field validation query

2005-02-15 Thread Bert Doorn
that in PHP because I don't speak PHP and it would be off-topic for this list. HTH -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] Summaries in blockquotes and the cite attribute

2005-02-16 Thread Bert Doorn
attribute (and perhaps the cite element) would be appropriate, since I am QUOTING, verbatim, from another document and referring to the (external) source for reference :-) Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Summaries in blockquotes and the cite attribute

2005-02-17 Thread Bert Doorn
G'day Terrence Wood wrote: why? So that the summary is semantically different from the rest of the content. ... Bert Doorn wrote: Question: *why* do you want to use blockquote in the first place? If it is purely for presentational purposes (indented block) I agree that you are abusing the markup

Re: [WSG] Subtractive Box model

2005-02-18 Thread Bert Doorn
worked at some resolutions in MSIE. Rounding issue. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] setAttribute not working on Firefox

2005-02-21 Thread Bert Doorn
so it should work. windowdiv.setAttribute(className,wclass); windowdiv.setAttribute(id,name); the classname is not being set any suggestions? Have you tried class instead of className? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-22 Thread Bert Doorn
you would need a very tall background image if you want it shown the full length *height) of the table/page. If it is an image that can and should tile, remove the no-repeat from your background rule (or replace it with the seemingly more appropriate repeat-y). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better

Re: [WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-23 Thread Bert Doorn
the table cell background colours show through). Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] vertical drop-down menu

2005-02-24 Thread Bert Doorn
neither js nor css support (e.g. lynx) will see a standard nested bullet list with ALL the links. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] Help centering footer IE6

2005-02-24 Thread Bert Doorn
). In standards mode (as with Firefox and Opera), left and right padding is added to that figure, for a total width of 728px. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] XHTML 1.0, Tables and Firefox

2005-02-27 Thread Bert Doorn
just text buttons. I'd use a simple ul. Even a paragraph, separating links with pipe ( | ) characters is cleaner. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion

Re: [WSG] IE Image vertical height oddity

2005-03-01 Thread Bert Doorn
happens if you remove that height setting? Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org

Re: [WSG] is rgb(255,255,255) better than #ffffff or white?

2005-03-02 Thread Bert Doorn
*have to* use the long-winded rgb(255,255,255) approach. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] Writing with a markup language

2005-03-03 Thread Bert Doorn
. No Headings (h1..h6)? If you're going to tell people about markup and accessibility, at least present it on a page which actually uses that markup properly and is accessible. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

Re: [WSG] Site Review - coylemedical.com

2005-03-17 Thread Bert Doorn
it sticks out on the left. Stats vary, but this site will have the formatting problem for a sizeable portion of visitors (perhaps half), The absolute positioning you mentioned is the cause of your problem. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading

Re: [WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread Bert Doorn
question, I can't see why you would use a table for such a simple layout, and the inline styles should really go into the external style sheet. Regards -- Bert Doorn, Better Web Design http://www.betterwebdesign.com.au/ Fast-loading, user-friendly websites

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