[WSG] CSS/Accessibility question

2007-11-01 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, I am pretty new to this group but have been seeing all of the useful emails that have been sent over the past month and thought I would try my luck. I am working on a feature story box. I am trying to develop this using web standards but since this is fairly new to me, I thought that I

RE: [WSG] CSS help

2007-11-01 Thread Likely, James A.
Rob, What I do is start off with a default style sheet. (see attached). In this starting CSS I break it down into different sections. This helps me out as like you, if I don't plan ahead, it gets pretty messy and disorganized very quick. If the project is big then I would use a couple of style

[WSG] Best way to clear a float

2007-11-12 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, I am curious to see how others clear floats. Here is the problem. Div one and two float left and take 50% of the screen. Content is to go below the two floats. div style=float: leftone/div div style=float: lefttwo/div divContent/div In the past I would use: div style=float:

[WSG] IE float/background - I am stumped

2007-11-17 Thread Likely, James A.
I am working on some new templates and am having a hard time figuring out what is going on. I all browsers it works as it should but in IE6 it is not. From the look sof it, the background image is going over top of the floating divs. If I take out the background from: #content {

RE: [WSG] IE float/background - I am stumped

2007-11-17 Thread Likely, James A.
Sorry I forgot to add the link. http://joekiosk.com/whs/inside.html View this in any other browser it works. But look in IE6 and you will see what I am talking about. Thanks James -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of Likely, James A. Sent: Sat 11/17/2007 10:57 AM

RE: [WSG] IE 6 7 Text disappearing.

2007-11-26 Thread Likely, James A.
I think that you have the Peekaboo Bug. http://www.brownbatterystudios.com/sixthings/2007/01/06/css-first-aid-fo r-ie-peekaboo-bug/ Simple fix. James From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jixor - Stephen I Sent: Monday, November 26,

[WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-23 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, I am working on a new site for a client and need some thoughts on a problem that I have. I am making a list with clickable boxes (like input boxes) that have a checked, disabled and clickable state. My question is, what would work best. Using background images or adding images to the

RE: [WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-25 Thread Likely, James A.
that the presentation and any enhanced functionality is still available. I agree that these types of users are in the minority but they do exist. On 25/01/2008, Likely, James A. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From all of the examples that I have seen this is the one that accommodates most users

RE: [WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-25 Thread Likely, James A.
should have the fall back of regular forms. Hope that helps. - - - - - http://www.dave-woods.co.uk On 23/01/2008, Likely, James A. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I am working on a new site for a client and need some thoughts on a problem that I have. I am making

RE: [WSG] Background images versus image

2008-01-25 Thread Likely, James A.
Javascript and CSS, but no images, it fails completely. Likely, James A. wrote: Thanks for the emails. Some things I didn't think of but will from now on. I have been doing some reading and looking at options and found this example. http://www.chriserwin.com/scripts/crir/ What are your

RE: [WSG] help with picture alignment in CSS

2008-02-11 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, The problem is that you are using absolute positioning for the .gallerycontainer and on your browser I am sure that it looks fine but if the user or client has the resolution set lower then everything gets moved except for the content that is in .gallerycontainer. Try to resize your

RE: [WSG] Problem with folio online | IE

2008-02-20 Thread Likely, James A.
I have not been really following this discussion, but he is using px for font sizes. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Laert Jansen Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:55 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Problem

[WSG] IE7 - content not displaying

2008-04-22 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, I am in the process of coding some templates for a client. Of course, everything works well in Firefox, but IE7 is giving me some problems. The footer on the page is not appearing, but the space that it is meant to hold the footer is present. I know about the peek-a-boo effect for IE,

RE: [WSG] Colour accessibility/ usability

2008-05-05 Thread Likely, James A.
Linda, You mentioned that you need research to back up some decisions. How about taking the mock-ups that you have done already and just go to a coffee shop. Just ask some one to take a look at the site and give them 5-10 seconds. See what there first thoughts are for the site and what did they

[WSG] Images

2008-05-08 Thread Likely, James A.
I have a quick question and would like your thoughts. I am working with a team of coders that code images like: img src=/images/18-digestive-diseases-2col.jpg alt=Digestive Diseases border=0 height=150 width=388 / My question is, do you need the border, height, and width or should that be done

RE: [WSG] Stumped need suggestions - how to highlight two links at once

2008-06-04 Thread Likely, James A.
. If you really, really, really need to do this, JavaScript is the only solution. My head is starting to swirl. Ted From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Likely, James A. Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 4:34 PM To: wsg

[WSG] Forms - Drop down width

2008-10-15 Thread Likely, James A.
Hello, I am working on a registration form and found a problem with how IE7 handles the drop downs. If I set a width in the CSS on the drop down, the text will not wrap and be cut off. I don't want to have to set a full width as the drop down is reminder answers and will be a bit long. Does any