[WSG] Page Check

2004-11-03 Thread David Laakso
Comments and suggestions on this page welcome. http://www.dlaakso.com/ Thanks. David David Laakso ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the list

Re: [WSG] Page Check

2004-11-03 Thread David Laakso
Rick Faaberg wrote: On 11/3/04 10:36 PM David Laakso [EMAIL PROTECTED] sent this out: Comments and suggestions on this page welcome. http://www.dlaakso.com/ Thanks. There appear to be some accessibility warnings on WAI and 508. Cool site! Rick Faaberg I will address the accessibility

Re: [WSG] Page Check

2004-11-03 Thread David Laakso
David Laakso wrote: Rick Faaberg wrote: On 11/3/04 10:36 PM David Laakso [EMAIL PROTECTED] sent this out: Comments and suggestions on this page welcome. http://www.dlaakso.com/ Thanks. There appear to be some accessibility warnings on WAI and 508. Cool site! Rick Faaberg I will address

Re: [WSG] site feedback, please?

2004-11-04 Thread David Laakso
john wrote: I'm about 95% done with my first XHTML/CSS site, and I'd like to get some feedback, if you don't mind. I'm aware that the forums link doesn't go where it should, but everything else should be all good. I'm a minimalistic designer, so be prepared for no bells and whistles.

[WSG] iframe flicker-- Gecko

2004-11-04 Thread David Laakso
*Since adding the thumbnails in the sidebars * The iframes flicker jump vertically, in Gecko browsers, when the thumbnails in the left or right sidebars are hovered. http://www.dlaakso.com/ The CSS for those thumbnails is embedded. Style sheets are here: http://www.dlaakso.com/dal_css/base.css

[WSG] Dupe Char Bug

2004-11-05 Thread David Laakso
Experiencing IE duplicate character bug. Characters: 0 appear beneath thumbnails in both sidebars Annoying but not life threatening is that the gif that goes with these thumbnails does not appear in IE. In other words, I'm getting 2 characters that I don't want, and missing a gif I'd sort

Re: [WSG] iframe flicker-- Gecko

2004-11-06 Thread David Laakso
Big John wrote: David Laakso wrote: *Since adding the thumbnails in the sidebars * The iframes flicker jump vertically, in Gecko browsers, when the thumbnails in the left or right sidebars are hovered. http://www.dlaakso.com/ David, this is without a doubt the single most complex

Re: [WSG] Dupe Char Bug

2004-11-06 Thread David Laakso
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: David Laakso wrote: I have no idea what you're talking about, or what you mean. Shame...because that should be the answer. Ok then, let's break it down: in your markup for the sidebars (taking one from sidethumb1 for this), this is what you have a class=gallery slidea

Re: [WSG] Dupe Char Bug

2004-11-06 Thread David Laakso
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: David Laakso wrote: Either of these changes eliminate the characters and bring back the gif (*at least on my machine*): 1) Enlarging the width of #sidethumb1 #sidethumb2 from 90px to 91px. 2) Changing a.gallery from display:inline to display :block

Re: [WSG] Site check - http://www.conversantstudios.com.au/writing/

2004-11-07 Thread David Laakso
Conversant Studios wrote: Hey there crew, I hope you all had a good weekend! I've finally entered the wild world of blogging and I'd love to get the feedback from the WSG crew on any layout bugs etc. http://www.conversantstudios.com.au/writing/ I've done a browsercam.com check - but I'm sure

Re: [WSG] Site Check please

2004-11-09 Thread David Laakso
simon dodson wrote: Hi Guys, About to Launch this site, but before it goes could you please take a look and tell me what you think. http://www.matamanoa.com/new/ Rgds n thanks Simon Fine in Opera. No image: Home|About|Reservations -- any browser with out Flash. Can't zoom text in IE. David

Re: [WSG] Site Check please--Addendum

2004-11-09 Thread David Laakso
David Laakso wrote: simon dodson wrote: Hi Guys, About to Launch this site, but before it goes could you please take a look and tell me what you think. http://www.matamanoa.com/new/ Rgds n thanks Simon Fine in Opera. No image: Home|About|Reservations -- any browser with out Flash. Can't zoom

Re: [WSG] IE review

2004-11-10 Thread David Laakso
in sidebar breaks at Largest setting. David David Laakso http://www.dlaakso.com/ ** 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] Might be off-topic

2004-11-13 Thread David Laakso
Jad Madi wrote: what happens if you mix every color in a standard palette? what is the result color? Dirty gray. ~dL http://www.dlaakso.com/ ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See

Re: [WSG] Site-Check:

2004-11-16 Thread David Laakso
as in Opera. Text zooms vertically, breaking horizontal menu rather quickly. IE6 No shift when h v menu items are clicked. Text does *not* zoom. (x)html valid CSS- 2 easily correctable errors Best, David David Laakso http://www.dlaakso.com

Re: [WSG] Site-Check:

2004-11-17 Thread David Laakso
Felix Miata wrote: Francesco wrote: On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 23:12:58 -0500, Felix Miata [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [about http://www.sportopolis.be] Find a UXGA 15 laptop, then show it to your grandparents using IE. They probably won't be able to read any of your content or links without a

Re: [WSG] Font size

2004-11-17 Thread David Laakso
Jeroen Visser [ vizi ] wrote: Javier wrote: I'm trying to develope a site with proportional font size. I've seen people that apply a font small in body and then use em's in all other settings. I've seen people that apply a 65% font-size in body, others a 100%, etc.. and then use em's in other

Re: [WSG] Font size

2004-11-17 Thread David Laakso
on a nice round number that is equivalent to 10px and then ramp up the font size for my main content to 1.2em (= 12px). HTH ./tdw On 2004-11-18 3:42 AM, David Laakso wrote: Jeroen Visser [ vizi ] wrote: Javier wrote: I'm trying to develope a site with proportional font size. I've seen people that apply

Re: [WSG] Site Check Please

2004-12-01 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 11:31:50 +1100, Richard Czeiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all :o) Would appreciate any comments. PLEASE NOTE: Mac people - sorry not there yet, so don't even bother. I've served you up a crappy print style sheet :o( Here she is -

Re: THANKS AND HELP!? RE: [WSG] Site Critique - do your worst...

2004-12-10 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 11:53:12 -, Sam Hutchinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Currently looking into all the suggestions offered, so thanks :) Much oblidged to all list members who offered assistance. The page has now moved to: http://www.sammyco.co.uk/acttrwebpre/steady.php It also now validates

Re: THANKS AND HELP!? RE: [WSG] Site Critique - do your worst...

2004-12-10 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 14:24:10 +1100, tristan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ALA has an article http://www.alistapart.com/articles/dropdowns/ that is very good. It uses an alternative method to JS and has a small bit of JS as backup (for IE i think). This will work on all browsers except IE + JS

Re: [WSG] Another amazing css zen garden entry

2004-12-16 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 15:36:18 +1100, russ - maxdesign [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.csszengarden.com/?cssfile=http://www.css-praxis.de/cssocean/zenoc ean.css Make sure you look in a good browser and scroll down! Russ Thanks Russ, but as for myself, I believe I like the unpretentious

Re: [WSG] breadcrumbs - nice implementation

2004-12-14 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:36:42 +1300, Terrence Wood [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Following the recent discussion(s) here about breadcrumbs I thought I'd share this link to an interesting breadcrumb implementation (and handy snippet of php):

Re: [WSG] My Site--Sorry

2004-12-21 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 20:40:50 -0500, Anthony Timberlake [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, see correction below--- sans-serif *not* serif How are you getting errors? http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dotradio.uni.cc%2Fstyles%2F1.cssusermedium=all

Re: [WSG] Why style to IE?

2004-12-27 Thread David Laakso
Right on, Vicki. Additionally, conditional comments are not blocked in IE --as is JavaScript-- if the user has her Security setting at High. David On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 01:15:12 +0800, Vicki Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't believe Mordechai was suggesting anyone ignore IE -- rather

Re: [WSG] Why style to IE?

2004-12-27 Thread David Laakso
re: and even not all stylesheets are 'pure', take this one: Name: Lim Yuan Qing Age: 14 DOB: 25th January 1990 Location: Singapore Yuan Qing is an alumnus of Temasek Secondary and Ngee Ann Primary. Come 2005 he will attend school at Temasek Junior College in its Integrated Programme (IP). On

Re: [WSG] Critique

2004-12-28 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 11:32:18 -0600, Collin Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey y'all, I just redid my personal blog, moving from movabletype to wordpress, and wanted some critique on design. There are a few things up front I'm going to change. The odd line under the header image for one,

Re: [WSG] Critique

2004-12-28 Thread David Laakso
Collin, Some of your users may not of eaten as many carrots as you did as a child. Best, David. On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 13:13:34 -0600, Collin Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David, Thanks for the comments. Regarding the black on white - I use two Sony P232s with ICC profiles created by Monaco

Re: [WSG] page not validating as xhtml 1.0 strict - explanation?

2004-12-29 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 12:48:17 +0100, Thorsten [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hi, snip Line 19, column 77: document type does not allow element div here; missing one of object, ins, del, map, button start-tagsnip snip With regard *only* to validation, Tidy Online http://infohound.net/tidy/ will find,

Re: [WSG] Browser Check - such inconsistencies!

2004-12-29 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 08:52:51 -0500, Lori Leach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is the page with a larger font size (done in points) for all content, and a width now added to the right float. Does it still fall under the left side? http://www.zenfulcreations.com/sites/sss/index.htm

Re: [WSG] Browser Check - such inconsistencies!

2004-12-29 Thread David Laakso
PROTECTED] Behalf Of David Laakso Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 9:49 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Browser Check - such inconsistencies! On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 08:52:51 -0500, Lori Leach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is the page with a larger font size (done in points) for all

Re: [WSG] Browser Check - such inconsistencies!

2004-12-29 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:50:04 -0500, Lori Leach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David, Thanks for looking... Apparently then there is nothing that I can do to keep the menu from breaking when you zoom as I have a fixed width design and not fluid. I am in a corner of sorts, as this is the layout he

Re: [WSG] sort of site check, content more than css

2004-12-30 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 09:09:28 -0800, Ted Drake [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have joined the blog world with tdrake.net. http://tdrake.net While the design is fresh off the presses and I would appreciate any comments, I'd like some feedback on the content. on. Ted Can't help with the content.

Re: [WSG] asking a PC user for a page check

2005-01-05 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 21:23:09 -0500, Barry Cranmer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The pages are very understated and plain. No flash or anything else exciting. I'm trying for a calm and peaceful look. If a PC user has a bit of time to spare, could you take a look and let me know what happens when

Re: [WSG] Please Check Menu / PC user

2005-01-06 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 20:43:51 -0500, berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I create two menus, one using px and one using pt. I would like to know if there is a difference in IE 5.5 , IE 6 and Opera7 between the two menus and if the two menus appear correctly.

Re: [WSG] Please Check Menu / PC user

2005-01-06 Thread David Laakso
Try browser cam for a capture: http://browsercam.com/ On Thu, 6 Jan 2005 21:55:17 -0500, berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank You for Your advice. The HTML correction was done but for the font size, what I would like to know is how it appear on a 800 * 600. If you can send me a print screen it

Re: [WSG] G* addressing standards

2005-01-07 Thread David Laakso
That's not exactly the way I read it. But then I can't read. ~d On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 20:45:24 -, Kornel Lesinski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Which standard exactly prohibits use of px as font-size unit? Exactly this one: http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-CSS-TECHS/#units and soon this one:

Re: [WSG] Another Zen Garden Entry

2005-01-14 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 20:34:18 -0600, Mani Sheriar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, Take a gander at it here: http://www.manisheriar.com/zengarden2/ Mani Sheriar Mani, On a lighter note: I suppose if you were really twisted, and wanted to freak 'em out, you could make it ugly as sin, readable

Re: [WSG] problems fitting content in third column in IE win

2005-01-15 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 15 Jan 2005 13:38:31 -0500, Bruce Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was hoping someone could look at a test page I am workin on located at: http://www.echs.dpsnc.net/testing/html/public_affairs.htm. the CSS can be found at http://www.echs.dpsnc.net/testing/css/DPS_top_level.css The

Re: [WSG] Help - newbie

2005-01-19 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 10:05:03 -0330, Paul [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have been writing html code for awhile now and and starting to realize how inaccessible and non-web compliant my pages are. I have always hand written code in Edit Plus 2, is there a better editor I can use for web standards (

Re: [WSG] Accessibility Features[Revision-URL Included]

2005-01-19 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 09:19:14 -0800, Chris Kennon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, At the following url would someone suggest additional accessibility features for an audience with varying physical and emotional disabilities. My concern is that the current features will not be as flexible as

Re: [WSG] xHTML style guide/ coding guidelines

2005-01-23 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 19:18:39 -0500, Rob McCormack [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: . Anyone know of a nice style guide (or guidelines)for writing xHTML/HTML .. Rob New York Public Library Online Style Guide http://www.nypl.org/styleguide/ David -- http://www.dlaakso.com/

Re: [WSG] Web site review please

2005-01-25 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:04:34 +0100, John Britsios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would appreciate if you would review my web site, giving me some advices, critiques or comments to improve. Please see here: http://www.webnauts.net/ ... It seems peculiar to me, at least, that a --

Re: [WSG] NVU IDE

2005-01-29 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 08:45:49 -0600, Charles Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just came across a mention of an IDE for developing websites called NVU. The website for this software is at http://www.nvu.com/index.html and claims on the website to be both open-source and

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

2005-02-05 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 17:00:47 +1100, Matt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a problem with a site that I am working on, in that I have a http://220.233.11.63:8080/ .. Cheers, Matt Matt, Took forever and a day to load Opera7.54.u1-- gave up, switched to FF1.0, and it crashed the browser.

Re: [WSG] 2 Column Symetrical Stretching Layout?

2005-02-05 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 05 Feb 2005 13:11:26 +, Joey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Drew, I removed the 45% margin from #right but this still never worked: This is what i did: * Before:* #right{width:45%; background-color:#00FF00; padding:0; margin:0 0 0 45%;} *After:* #right{width:45%;

Re: [WSG] Check website

2005-02-20 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 07:18:44 +0100, Gizax Studios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Check this website for a marketing company. Some section are coming soon. http://www.arcapplied.org/tempodaniele/index.php regards Daniel http://www.gizax.it Daniel, I like the color and general feel ot the

Re: [WSG] Centre DIV Vertically? Any compliant methods?

2005-02-21 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 18:17:08 -, Joey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wondered if anyone has a solution on how to centre a DIV vertically. I found this information, http://www.quirksmode.org/css/centering.html ... Josef http://www.hicksdesign.co.uk/journal/30/vertical-centering-with-css

Re: [WSG] FW: Site review

2005-02-21 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 06:56:38 +1100, James Gollan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Would anyone have the time to look over the following site? Any feedback much appreciated. www.organicexpo.com.au http://www.organicexpo.com.au/ Thanks James Impressive. Looks good in XP2_IE6.0/FF1.0/Opera7.54u1 at 800,

Re: [WSG] FW: Site review

2005-02-21 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 06:56:38 +1100, James Gollan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Would anyone have the time to look over the following site? Any feedback much appreciated. www.organicexpo.com.au http://www.organicexpo.com.au/ Thanks James Impressive. Nice use of the full window, easy to navigate, and

Re: [WSG] Site review

2005-02-23 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 20:16:55 +0100, Pat Boens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am new to Web Standards and I would like to know whether what I have done so far seems correct for the gurus. Can you have a review of the following site, which I derived from http://www.alistapart.com. The work is a bit

Re: [WSG] Site review[addendum]

2005-02-23 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 20:16:55 +0100, Pat Boens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am new to Web Standards and I would like to know whether what I have done so far seems correct for the gurus. Can you have a review of the following site, which I derived from http://www.alistapart.com. The work is a bit

Re: [WSG] name that font

2005-02-23 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 09:09:30 -0600, Carmelyne Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am not very font savvy but does anyone happen to know what Font is this script font on the nav horizontal section of this page by Imaging, Print and Interactive. http://www.tukaiz.com/home.htm I would be

Re: [WSG] Site review built for accessibility

2005-02-23 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 10:25:37 -0800, InfoForce Services [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hope I am not off topic again. Last night a web site I built using CSS and mostly HTML (or is it XML) and a bit of PHP was officially launched. I tried to keep to webstandards and would like some feed back

Re: [WSG] problem with div height

2005-02-24 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:08:28 +0100, Christoph Mandl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i'm trying for hours to get the left column (where the menu is) of a webpage to extend to the same height as the content on it's right. .. Christoph http://www.alistapart.com/articles/fauxcolumns/ David -- de

Re: [WSG] Orange and Blue

2005-02-24 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:16:40 -0800, John [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone (else) noticed an increase in sites implementing primarily orange and blue color schemes? Is this for accessibility or other considerations, or just the 2005 look? It's getting annoying. I enjoy them thoroughly,

Re: [WSG] Orange and Blue

2005-02-24 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 20:23:44 -0800, Rick Faaberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2/24/05 3:16 PM John [EMAIL PROTECTED] sent this out: Has anyone (else) noticed an increase in sites implementing primarily orange and blue color schemes?  Is this for accessibility or other considerations, or just

Re: [WSG] Site check (esp. Mac): One House

2005-02-27 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 13:16:21 +1100, Seona Bellamy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *grin* Cool, thanks for the links. I'll have to check them out. I'm sure it will be much cheaper than buying a Mac. :) And then along comes a *nit-picking bozzo,* still on the back of the bus, with XP_SP2, who finds

Re: [WSG] Site check (esp. Mac): One House

2005-03-01 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 10:54:54 +1100, Seona Bellamy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of David Laakso [] the fonts are much too small, that they go a little goofy on zoom in IE, Is that a great deal larger than what you

Re: [WSG] Site Review Please

2005-03-02 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 06:01:06 -0500, Levi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Standards advice is free. But I charge for site reviews. Ha ha ha. I guess my wording was a little bad there. I am not looking for anything like a movie review. more like a To examine with an eye to criticism or correction type

Re: [WSG] opacity as a hover for photo gallery thumbnails

2005-03-02 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 02 Mar 2005 12:29:19 +, john [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Still working on that photo gallery. :) I found a site that helped me in creating a photo gallery I like, but I need to put a hover on the thumbnails so that the user knows where they are. I'd like to have it change

Re: [WSG] TheNews.com.au

2005-03-03 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 03:46:07 +, Steven Clark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [..] Anyway its a very good sign that views are changing when trends reach Tasmania (please no mean emails off list or on - its only a posting, thanks). Hmm, I think I get it-- no sense of humor...? Best, ~david -- de

Re: [WSG] centering a page

2005-03-07 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 09:43:27 -0500, Alan Trick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to get a page to center vertically and horizontally, it works well on IE/win and gecko, but when I checked it on mac, both safari and IE/win mess it up. Any suggestions or links to resources on how to

Re: [WSG] Disappearing rollovers

2005-03-07 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 11:13:51 -0600, Dennis Murphy Anderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not seeing what part of the following code is choking IE and causing the link to disappear on a white background when rolling over? I've just read a half dozen case studies on this bug, but all were

Re: [WSG] I hope this is not off topic, W3c validation error

2005-03-08 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 7 Mar 2005 20:00:09 -0800, InfoForce Services (Angus MacKinnon) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hope this is not off topic. If it is, please reply to [EMAIL PROTECTED] I am starting to get very fustrated. When I try to use the W3C validator for an HTML file, I keep getting the following

Re: [WSG] centering a page-Addendum

2005-03-08 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 09:43:27 -0500, Alan Trick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to get a page to center vertically and horizontally [---] Alan, this is a test page based on Jon Hicks code http://www.dlaakso.com/center-stuff.html Tested and works, more or less, in XP_SP2 IE6.0, FF1.0,

Re: [WSG] Font Display Problem ... !

2005-03-09 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 00:42:13 -0800 (PST), Meraj Rasool Khattak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] I have a very strange problem with font displaying rendering (as my users have complained). Problem is that, when someone visits the site some time he sees the font a bit large (if they refresh the

Re: [WSG] Image at the bottom of a column

2005-03-09 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 16:23:56 +0100, Carlos Rincon Sanchez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I need to put an image at the bottom of a column. The web page has 3 colored columns using this: http://www.redmelon.net/tstme/3cols2/ An alternate to the background image approach, might be something

Re: [WSG] Problems with floats in IE

2005-03-09 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 17:07:28 +, Stuart Homfray [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] Have a look at: http://www.stuarthomfray.co.uk/temp/WorkingPage.html (CSS: http://www.stuarthomfray.co.uk/temp/WorkingCSS.css) As to why it seems to work, I have no idea. Anyone? HTH Stuart Stuart, I regret to say

Re: [WSG] centering floats?

2005-03-10 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 14:44:39 -0500, Alan Trick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a bunch of boxes that are all a fixed width and a fixed height. I have them floated in a container so that they lineup nicely into rows. However, I want them centered so that when I only have one or two

Re: [WSG] Problem with Rounded table

2005-03-12 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 01:58:07 +0500, Salmaan, Khwaja [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi people, I would like to post a question as to how to make a table with the following characteristics. 1. The top (Left and Right) corners should be rounded. 2. The bottom left and right corners should be squared. 3.

Re: [WSG] Greetings and Link Requests

2005-03-13 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 00:18:32 -0700, Nigel lew [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, my name is Nigel. I run a little firm in Colorado. I have been lurking around here for a few months now so I figured it was time to hop in and say hello. I just overhauled my site as well so comments are welcome. I

Re: [WSG] Does anyone know of a standard Calendar?

2005-03-18 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 12:47:47 -, Joey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, I will have a mini calendar on a site im currently working on, yet I need something that is customisable, and also web standard. [...] Josef You might check the archives at http://www.css-discuss.org/ . There have

Re: [WSG] Website Review (prose.code215)

2005-03-20 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 18:39:15 +1100, Johnno Shadbolt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, ... And I must say, I like the results (www.prose.code215.com). ... What do you think? Safari 1.2 seems happy(static), but IE5.2 does not http://www.dlaakso.com/2524410.jpg. In XP_SP2 IE6.0/FF1.0.1/Opera7.54u2

Re: [WSG] review

2005-03-20 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 22:01:23 +0100, Gizax Studios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, can you please review http://www.gizax.it ? Thanks in advance Daniel XP_SP2 IE6.0/FF1.0.1/Opera7.54u2 (Italian version) Nice, clean site, Daniel. A few little things you may want to consider. Looks fine in Opera,

[WSG] Re: [css-d] columns of equal height - a different problem?

2005-03-21 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 18:55:47 -0800, Don Hinshaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [..] The left column needs to have the light blue color continue to the bottom of the page if the main column is longer than the left. [...] Make a gif the appropriate color and width, and use something like this in

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 06:18:29 -0800 (PST), Nancy Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are there any articles or standards out there that talk about how to pick colors for both LCD and traditional monitors? Interesting question. Don't know of any, but this comparison might help

Re: [WSG] Color LCD Monitors vs traditional Monitors

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 07:56:56 +1100, Sarah Peeke (XERT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] 1. I now calibrate all my monitors (PC and Mac, LCD and CRT) at least once a month using Eye-One Display. 2. I have also changed my Macs to gamma 2.2 (rather than the obsolete 1.8) in line with PCs. These

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 10:34:38 +1100, Tatham Oddie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Without out taking up too much of your time, it'd be great if you could take a look at http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/ [...] Nice, clean, and simple. Setting font-size 0.9em on the body is doing a number in IE on

Re: [WSG] Site Review: testdrive.fueladvance.com

2005-03-22 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:58:24 +1100, Tatham Oddie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David, [...] As for the alt text - there's no image! If you take a look at the HTML it is just a series of H1 and H2 elements. The image replacement is done totally using CSS. In FF there are two words Fuel Advance--

Re: [WSG] Website Check

2005-03-23 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:32:19 -0500, Hopkins Programming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can ya give it a once-over and let...] Website URI: http://www.hopkinsprogramming.net/ XP_SP2 Opera.54/FF1.0.1/IE6.0 Take all of this with a grain of salt, not as cruel and unusual punishment, as I often have

Re: [WSG] CSS/Font size query

2005-03-23 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:11:36 +1030, Dave Barnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The URL is: http://www.flinders.edu.au/ We have tested the page on all available browser/system setups without a hitch, but we periodically receive emails from people complaining about tiny font sizes. As mentioned

Re: [WSG] A web page crashing FireFox 1.01

2005-03-24 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:20:14 -0800, InfoForce Services (Angus MacKinnon) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have been working on upgradeing http://choroideremia.org to web standards. When I use FireFox 1.01 to go to http://choroideremia.org , my PC crashes and all I can do is a cold boot. Anyone know

Re: [WSG] Peekaboo Bug giving problems

2005-03-26 Thread David Laakso
On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 17:33:05 +1100, Mike Kear [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I seem to be chasing the IE peekaboo bug around my web page. Every time I get rid of it in one place, it gets fixed, only to reveal itself somewhere else.Can anyone see what's causing it to happen now? The IE peekaboo

Re: [WSG] Extra padding mysteriously exists in IE6

2005-03-30 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 19:45:20 +1200, Sigurd Magnusson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gah - we're well underway on a an XHTML 1.1 compliant site, and we've eventually found that we need to do an IE hack--a real shame since everything else was going so well. Can anyone see if there's a simple

[WSG] Re: =?iso-8859-15?Q?=5BWSG=5D_WCAG_1.0_=A710.5?=

2005-03-30 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:17:28 +0200, Piero Fissore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anybody know why Bobby doesn't consider this structure valid Because it's stupid? (WCAG 1.0 §10.5)? dl dtBlog/dt dda href=#01/a/dd dda href=#02/a/dd dda href=#03/a/dd /dl It tells me that those

Re: [WSG] 3 column layout

2005-03-30 Thread David Laakso
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 17:57:07 +0200, Carlos Rincon Sanchez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've made a generator of fixed width, colored and any largest 3 columns layout. It is still in beta. It would be pleasant any suggestion or comment. http://www.neuroticweb.com/recursos/3-columns-layout/ A

Re: [WSG] Main Content won't Center Align in IE

2005-03-31 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 00:58:55 -0600 (CST), [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] I want it to center align in IE too therefore what am I doing wrong? Here's the URL for the test file: http://www.waltermortgage.com/index1.stm Any advice is always appreciated! Add text-align: center to the body

Re: [WSG] Two images on the one line

2005-04-01 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 13:31:07 -0800, Drake, Ted C. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris, et al I used to think it was not semantic to place an image inside paragraph. But I've noticed many leading designers doing such and I believe I read somewhere that it is actually appropriate and semantic to

Re: [WSG] Scrolling layout problem

2005-04-03 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 3 Apr 2005 23:30:46 +1000, Tatham Oddie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've uploaded a new version to the test-drive server (http://testdrive.fueladvance.com/Perisher/Default.aspx). The gray portion of the background-image is covering the lower-left content text in FF1.0.2 and Opera7.54u2 at

Re: [WSG] position:absolute in IE

2005-04-04 Thread David Laakso
On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 11:33:53 -0400, Alan Trick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Disclamer: this was /not/ my idea, the companies graphic designer make me do it :-P The graphics designer at my company has a thing against pages that are larger/smaller than the viewport. As much as I fell this is

Re: [WSG] css expresions? todo : not todo

2005-04-05 Thread David Laakso
On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 12:23:31 -0400, Alan Trick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What do you guys think of useing css expressions to mimic standards-compliant behavior. (hidden, of course, from the good browsers) If you mean *ie expressions,* they work out well for me. One useful example I found would

Re: [WSG] CSS Document layout/structure

2005-04-07 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 10:41:55 -0500, Hugues Brunelle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes you're right, it it just because I'm always changing my declarations so I let them on the long formulation :) I know that soon I'll have to simplified these declarations. Hugues [...] border-top-width: 0px;

Re: [WSG] CSS Document layout/structure

2005-04-07 Thread David Laakso
On Thu, 07 Apr 2005 17:26:50 +0100, Kornel Lesinski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 07 Apr 2005 16:55:52 +0100, David Laakso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: border: 0; border-bottom: 0.1em dotted #781B11; Property redefined. That's correct. The shorthand property border already defines border

Re: [WSG] New site, same question: opinion?

2005-04-08 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 8 Apr 2005 17:05:05 +0200, Piero Fissore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The url is www.immaginecreativa.it/unipnhttp://www.immaginecreativa.it/unipn(it's not complete yet). The concept was: - standard compliant; - accessibility. What do you think about? Thanks, Piero. P.S. There's

Re: [WSG] Templates with Content at Top

2005-04-15 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 11:45:39 +1000, Richard Czeiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Been messing around with templates. Standard column stuff, but with content at top in the HTML. [...] www.drunkmonkey.com.au/2col.html www.drunkmonkey.com.au/3col.html Anyway, thoughts would be appreciated. Cheers

Re: [WSG] Quirks mode vs Standards mode

2005-04-15 Thread David Laakso
On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 15:13:56 +0200, Gunlaug Sørtun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I do feel a bit uneasy when someone throws in run IE6 in standard mode as a solution to anything. .. I have a bad habit of looking at list author's sites, and their style sheets [John Britsios [EMAIL PROTECTED]]. I

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

2005-04-17 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 17 Apr 2005 07:04:57 +0200, Gunlaug Sørtun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sarah, Guess it is confusing to many newbies Newbie David raises hand... On this page you write: IE6 will go into quirks mode if there's anything above the DTD in our source-code. We may put a comment or whatever up

Re: Subject: Re: [WSG] Quirks mode vs Standards mode-Correction.

2005-04-17 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 17 Apr 2005 07:04:57 +0200, Gunlaug Sørtun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sarah, Guess it is confusing to many newbies Newbie timidly raises hand... On this http://www.gunlaug.no/contents/wd_1_02_01.htmlpage you write: IE6 will go into quirks mode if there's anything above the DTD in our

Re: [WSG] Regarding Position This! CSS Positioning Demystified

2005-04-24 Thread David Laakso
On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 02:05:11 -0400, Rick Faaberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Position This! CSS Positioning Demystified: http://www.informit.com/articles/article.asp?p=170513rl=1 I find it slightly humorous/ironic that that page has significant wrapping problems in Safari. Haven't

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