RE: [WSG] best practice?

2005-04-28 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Use: body { margin: 0; padding: 0; text-align: center; /* for IE */ } Then override the text align center on your container with: #container { margin: 0 auto; width: 750px; text-align: left; } HTH, -Nigel -Original

RE: 'users with disabilities' WAS: [WSG] New front page for http: //ab c.net.au/

2005-08-04 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Vicki, Well said, sane and funny. Thank you. Nigel -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vicki Berry Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 4:57 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: RE: 'users with disabilities' WAS: [WSG] New front page for

RE: [WSG] why liquid layout is important.

2005-11-21 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
I don't think anyone here would disagree that the equitable delivery of and access to information and education is every persons right. I disagree. I'm pretty sure this is not the forum for this topic though. -Nigel -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [WSG] talking points for standards

2005-12-06 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Stephen Stagg: A better way to force the implementation of Accessibility standards would be to set up a group, or just urge disabled people, to sue companies and web hosts who serve inaccessible sites. Once people and customers realize that getting it wrong will cost them, I'm sure that

RE: [WSG] CSS Driven?

2005-12-16 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
The idea that table based designs look like something from 1998 is ridiculous. I've seen a lot excellent visual design which is implemented in table form (some well others not so well). On the other hand some of what passes for design on this list may be great in terms of standards and

RE: [WSG] CSS Driven?

2005-12-16 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Christian Montoya: What we call a 1998 design is 2 or 3 columns, equal height, every column a different color. The key is the columns being different colors. It was very typical in 1998, and looks retro now. Many of us are just tired of seeing it. Not sure of your point, though the

RE: [WSG] CSS Driven?

2005-12-16 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Terrence said: We're not talking about a specific look (like techno, goth, post-postmodern, deconstructed), rather a design pattern: a head/3 column/foot table layout with multicolored columns Yes, I think I get that, I just disagree with the implication that table based designs are such in

RE: [WSG] the kind of assignment that makes you want to scream

2005-12-17 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Can you imagine being the one stuck with creating this navigation scheme? http://shop2.outpost.com/product/4600108?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG Ouch. Didn't Amazon look like that for a while? Buy a House | Sell a House | Adopt a Child | Sell a Child... -Nigel

RE: [WSG] Jello Mold not working right in IE/Win

2006-01-10 Thread Duckworth, Nigel
Title: Message Can anyone who is running a larger resolution than 1024x768 please have a look and tell me if the layout is holding up? Looks good at 1600-1000px. Scrollbar appears at 999px. -Nigel