[WSG] introduction

2004-09-23 Thread john
, which is why I have joined this list, as I hope to get support in my efforts. -- ~john Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web

[WSG] another quick question

2004-09-24 Thread john
I have another question (you'll have to forgive me...I don't currently have Net access, so I don't have luxury of looking this information up myself. I only have the time to write my emails offline and plug my laptop into somebody's network every once in awhile for the email upload/download

[WSG] screen resolution and standards

2004-09-24 Thread john
Okay, my first question. ;) Screen resolution: back in the day, designers made their sites look good on 640x480 because that's what most people used (only the *ultra geek* used anything higher than 800x600 ;) ). Then, of course, everybody went up to 800x600, and now most laptops (and perhaps

[WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-11 Thread john
/header My gratitude to any who can help. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-12 Thread john
I appreciate the discussion on this...really, I do. :) Is there somebody who might be able to help me integrate this into my existing CSS? Am I to understand that I can't have my DOCTYPE set to XHTML (I'm not very well-versed in what IE Quirk Mode is)? Thanks. ~john

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-13 Thread john
Thanks for the code tip, Grant. Works great (gotta do a bit of tweaking, but still works!). I put this xml line above the DOCTYPE: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? I assume that's right? Thanks again! ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-13 Thread john
to top link? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Focas, Grant wrote: For me it goes to the top but not quite. Safari 1.02 does make it go higher than Netscape 7.2 or IE5.2 but it still doesn't go right to the top. For instance

Re: [WSG] help with fixed positioning in IE

2004-10-14 Thread john
. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Focas, Grant wrote: John, the only solution I can offer is to use javascript with a gracefully degrading experience for the JavaScript disabled. If you are using this on more than one link it's

[WSG] fixed background...

2004-09-28 Thread john
would be greatly appreciated. I have other questions (ie: how can I get the menu to stick in place in IE as it does in Firefox), but I'll save those for another time. ;) Much obliged! -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

Re: [WSG] fixed background...

2004-09-28 Thread john
Will do. Has anybody else looked at my code? Can some suggestions be offered, please? Thanks. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Peter Goddard wrote: Try the following link, I have used fixed.js and it sorts out ie http

Re: [WSG] fixed background...

2004-09-29 Thread john
, or was the URL good enough (www.drzeus.net/redesign/cslewis) ? Thanks. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Parker Torrence wrote: On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 10:27:43 +0100, john [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ladies and Gentlemen: I'm attempting

Re: [WSG] fixed background...

2004-09-29 Thread john
Boy, do I feel sheepish. I get all caught up in ID's and side panels and what not...and the answer is as simple as...well...it's simple. A BODY background. Just a BODY background. (memo to myself...Keep It Simple Stupid). Thanks for not laughing... ;) ~john _ Dr

[WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs

2004-09-29 Thread john
/redesign/cslewis/ Thanks! -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04 http://we04.com

Re: [WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs

2004-09-30 Thread john
ideas I should consider? Thanks again. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ Proud presenters of Web Essentials 04 http

Re: [WSG] Yahoo CSS'ing

2004-09-30 Thread john
Finally! Thanks! ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Dan Webb wrote: Try: http://www.yahoo.com/beta or just click the BETA link on the homepage just under the search box on the right hand side. It appears to be a bit fussy about

Re: [WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs

2004-09-30 Thread john
Isabel, Forgive me, but could you please clarify your suggestion? I tried moving the #tabmenu a.active code up one, but it didn't do anything. I'm really a newbie with CSS, so please bear with me. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without

Re: [WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs (solution)

2004-10-01 Thread john
Isabel, Thank you very much for your help with this. I added your fix, but I'm *still* getting the same problem in IE. Perhaps I'm not putting it in the right place in the CSS? Where did you place it? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content

Re: [WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs (solution)

2004-10-01 Thread john
it. Thanks. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Isabel Santos wrote: John: Besides the code I gave you and the cleaning up a bit (its still invalid by meens of the root selector), I only removed (closed it on a comment) the style

Re: [WSG] IE problem with CSS tabs (solution)

2004-10-02 Thread john
help. I really appreciate it. BTW, Isabel, I didn't know you were in Portugal. I live in Lagos. ;) Still learning... ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Isabel Santos wrote: John: This is so very odd! Maybe we are refering

[WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread john
were to do it, what's your preferred method? Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread john
Thank you, Mike. This goes along with my line of thinking as well. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Mike Pepper wrote: John, Imagine using a screen reader when you are suddenly catapulted into a new browser window. Your

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-05 Thread John
Mike Pepper wrote: John, Imagine using a screen reader when you are suddenly catapulted into a new browser window. Your navigation is shot to pieces. It is best practice to always open external links within the same browser session. At worst, it is permissible when, for instance, you deem a pop-up

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-06 Thread john
Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Don't imagine that users of visual browsers are automatically free of disabilities. Think for instance about users with learning disabilities...they too would get confused by a new window being popped up, effectively breaking the back button navigation. I believe I've

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-06 Thread john
the other window there when they're done with my site, so they can easily check it out (um...hello? Bookmarks?). After perusing the responses (which I appreciate very much), I've made a decision against new windows. Thanks. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-06 Thread John
Funny - the mail-archive.com link at http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/ opens in a new window... ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting to the

[WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-06 Thread john
://www.drzeus.net/redesign/cslewis/faq/ Thanks! -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

Re: [WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-07 Thread john
Why not just put a name=content/a at the top of the page? Because I don't consider that to be a modern solution, and since I'm relearning how to code, I want some choices. ;) ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

Re: [WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-07 Thread john
An ID in the body? Now, why didn't I think of that? :) Is that valid? I'll try it! Thanks! ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Patrick H. Lauke wrote: Two ideas spring to mind: - wrap the entire page content in a div

Re: [WSG] anchors within a page

2004-10-07 Thread john
That's good to know, Tom. I'm mostly concerned with IE for this problem. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Tom Livingston wrote: Works as intended in Safari 1.2.3 OS X 10.3.5. to the top takes me all the way back to the top

Re: [WSG] should you refuse to support IE?

2004-10-18 Thread john
Doesn't ditching IE run contrary to the whole idea of accessibility and using Web standards? The point isn't to get people to switch from IE, but rather, to design in a way that will reach the broadest audience for years to come. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http

[WSG] silly shifting problem

2004-10-22 Thread john
more to the right than the other pages. Can anybody help? Thanks... -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] silly shifting problem

2004-10-22 Thread john
/me slaps his forehead. See what I told you? I've been staring at this too long today. :/ Thanks. *walks away in shame* ~john russ - maxdesign wrote: Ummm... would that be the scroll bar? A centred design will shift to the left on pages that are long - 25 pixels or so, to make room

Re: [WSG] Firefox Promotion

2004-10-22 Thread john
credability that will give people not in the know the low-down on the browser choices? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Patrick Lauke wrote: From: Trovster I have started a little site for the promotion of Firefox http

Re: [WSG] Site Review Request

2004-10-26 Thread john
I like it. Clean and simple. IMO, you should include a skip to content link for the screen readers. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Daniel Bowling wrote: Hello, I would greatly appreciate any feedback for my personal site

[WSG] skip to content (was: Site Review Request)

2004-10-27 Thread john
So, what do others think? A. skip to content B. skip to main content C. skip navigation ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Damian Sweeney wrote: Regarding skip to content links, I found this article recently about usability

Re: ADMIN Re: [WSG] skip to content

2004-10-27 Thread john
Lea de Groot wrote: I think we have strayed way off topic now. My apologies. I thought it was on-topic with Web standards. ~john ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

[WSG] Absolute/relative/FQDN references

2004-10-30 Thread John
this is a little scattered but any resources or opinions on these topics would be appreciated. -John ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

[WSG] site feedback, please?

2004-11-04 Thread john
://www.drzeus.net/redesign/cslewis/ Your thoughts (and encouragement *grin*) are most appreciated. Thank you from Portugal... -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] site feedback, please?

2004-11-04 Thread john
As I said, I'm aware that the forums don't go to where they should. :) Thanks for the feedback. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter Zulema wrote: I'm about 95% done with my first XHTML/CSS site, and I'd like to get some feedback

[WSG] help with z-index?

2004-11-18 Thread john
reaches the bottom of the buttons, I want it to disappear...but for the life of me, I can't figure out. Perhaps I've been working too hard. *sigh* Can somebody point the way, please? Thanks. http://www.drzeus.net/redesign/cslewis/ -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http

Re: [WSG] help with z-index?

2004-11-18 Thread john
Thanks for the help, folks. I noticed, however, that when I do that, I lose the line on top of the buttons, and I can't figure out how to keep that *and* but a background in. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/18/2004 3

[WSG] funky padding

2004-11-19 Thread john
Hi, folks. I'm having a bit of trouble ridding myself of some top and bottom padding inside a box. Can anybody assist, please? http://www.drzeus.net/redesign/cslewis/ The quote of the day box, to be specific. Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http

Re: [WSG] funky padding

2004-11-19 Thread john
coming from! ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/19/2004 10:16 PM Iain Gardiner said the following: Hi, Well at first glance I'd say the division itself has 5 px applied on all sides as per the #qotd rules. The extra white

Re: [WSG] funky padding

2004-11-19 Thread john
You make me feel like a pudding head, Iain. ~john on 11/19/2004 11:03 PM Iain Gardiner said the following: In addition to my previous e-mail, I also spotted this rule: html p { text-align: left; line-height: 1.5; -- This is applied to all paragraphs

Re: [WSG] funky padding

2004-11-19 Thread john
hehe...well thanks. In this case, I am my own client. *grin* The site's been up for 10 years, and this is v3.0 to keep up with the times. :) ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/19/2004 11:23 PM Iain Gardiner said

Re: [WSG] Unsubscribing

2004-11-21 Thread john
anywhere? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints

[WSG] converting WORD text into clean XHTML

2004-11-22 Thread john
Hi group. I'm wondering if there's some easy (and free) way to convert text from a WORD document into clean XHTML that retains the formatting. Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

[WSG] netscape 7.1 and CSS

2004-11-23 Thread john
with, or could it be a user error? Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

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

2004-11-25 Thread john
they know. I don't see that anybody has to sell web standards. They are self-selling, even if the buyer doesn't understand it. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

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

2004-11-25 Thread john
I'm not sure I understand why it would cost more to use web standards. Even if it did on the design and build, it would surely even out once maintenance costs were factored in. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/25/2004

Re: [WSG] Learning to design Accessibility

2004-11-25 Thread john
http://www.w3.org/WAI/ ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/25/2004 10:11 AM Tim Burgan said the following: Hi, I've done freelance work using standards for a few years, but now due to study I'm looking to get some casual

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

2004-11-25 Thread john
on 11/25/2004 10:18 AM Bert Doorn said the following: It's also frustrating to get emails with microscopic text... heh...I didn't notice that myself, since I have HTML turned off in Thunderbird. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without

[WSG] font too small??

2004-11-26 Thread john
, I'm not striving for MOST...I want ALL. So, what would be affecting these users who are saying the text is too small? Default computer font size? What do I tell them, or is there anything more I can do on my site? http://cslewis.drzeus.net Thanks again. -- ~john _ Dr

Re: [WSG] font too small??

2004-11-26 Thread john
Thank you, Sam. I agree...this is what I've been telling them. Admittedly, I was hoping for a better solution. It's not very good to have people leave your site and never return simply because they didn't realise they're brower's settings weren't optimised for their own needs. ~john

Re: [WSG] Mobile and Browser Emulators

2004-11-26 Thread john
I've found some success with http://www.dejavu.org/ ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/26/2004 5:52 PM Patrick H. Lauke said the following: Genau Junior wrote: Can anyone, tell me where i can emulate my xhtml interface

[WSG] optimising CSS?

2004-11-26 Thread john
I'm just wondering if there's a service available that optimises stylesheets. I know I have redundancies and some junk code in my CSS, and I'd love to have it streamlined. Any thoughts? -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

Re: [WSG] optimising CSS?

2004-11-26 Thread john
I agree that ultimately doing it yourself is the best solution...but it would be really helpful if I could see an optimised version of my CSS, for comparison. That's one of the best ways for me to learn. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content

Re: [WSG] font too small??

2004-11-27 Thread john
Thank you for the detailed reply, Felix. You've certainly given me something to think about and work on. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/27/2004 6:21 PM Felix Miata said the following: john wrote on Fri, 26 Nov 2004

[WSG] another problem with new site

2004-11-27 Thread john
Geez, and here I thought I had covered all the bases...*sigh* I've been getting several emails from visitors saying they're using AOL or Netscape 7.1 and they're not seeing the CSS. I'm completely lost with this one. Any thoughts? http://cslewis.drzeus.net -- ~john _ Dr

Re: [WSG] another problem with new site

2004-11-28 Thread john
No, they are (I checked). I'm still at a loss. Now a few of the NS 7.1 people are asking if I changed anything because they can now see it (I didn't). ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/28/2004 12:06 AM Kay Smoljak

Re: [WSG] another problem with new site

2004-11-29 Thread john
Nope. Checked with the host and all is well there. Any additional thoughts? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 11/28/2004 12:06 AM Kay Smoljak said the following: On Sat, 27 Nov 2004 22:19:24 +, john [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [WSG] List Item Separators

2004-12-05 Thread john
://www.alistapart.com/articles/taminglists/ ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 12/5/2004 8:02 PM Paul Farrell said the following: * Giving himself a slap on the forehead * Since posting this, an obvious use of left/right borders

Re: [WSG] New Windows

2004-12-05 Thread john
I asked the same question a few months ago. I suggest you check the archives. There was some good discussion. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 12/5/2004 11:06 PM Paul Farrell said the following: Hi All, Was after some

Re: [WSG] Another amazing css zen garden entry

2004-12-17 Thread john
OMG...I'm not worthy. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 12/17/2004 5:44 AM Leslie Riggs said the following: Now THIS is what makes designing with CSS fun!! I just love this. Leslie Riggs http://www.csszengarden.com/?cssfile

Re: [WSG] Another amazing css zen garden entry

2004-12-18 Thread john
Well put. For the record, my I'm not worthy comment was merely my manner of speech and should not, of course, be taken literally. Everybody was wowing -- I chose to say something different. Yes, I was (and am) very impressed. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http

Re: [WSG] Web Design in 2005

2004-12-30 Thread john
They suggested that the looks that are out, or dated are, ...Retro; Swiss/Euro; Minimal; that standards-compliant look, which I thought some of you might find an interesting read. You mean, like the standards-compliant look of his own site? ;) ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web

[WSG] double space after period

2005-01-23 Thread john
please add the extra spaces in his site. What do you think? First of all, can this be done in CSS? Secondly, is this even proper with (X)HTML documents? Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

Re: [WSG] double space after period

2005-01-23 Thread john
Thank you for all your replies to this. My client has a PhD in Linguistics, and asked that I do this. I have since emailed him, citing many of your emails, and he changed his mind. Thanks again! ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without

[WSG] content-language

2005-01-24 Thread john
/ Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints

Re: [WSG] content-language

2005-01-24 Thread john
Personally I think that HTML lang (or xml:lang) attributes are more appropriate (and precise). Could you please elaborate more on this? I'm just wondering what I should do for this site, since there are multiple languages. Should I do anything at all? Thanks. ~john

[WSG] MSN redesign

2005-02-01 Thread john
that CSS (and standards in general) is on the rise, and something that is to be encouraged in hiring a web desginer. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list

Re: [WSG] MSN redesign

2005-02-01 Thread john
I just found Doug Bowman's well-written blog entry about it. http://tinyurl.com/5xyey ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 2/1/2005 12:49 PM john said the following: Anybody else notice that MSN.com now uses CSS? Can't say I'm

[WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-22 Thread john
email and give me some tips on how to accomplish this? I'm sure it's something outrageously stupid that I've overlooked. Thanks. ~john ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

Re: [WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-22 Thread john
Thanks for the reply, Bert. Yes, the image is tall enough to do what I want, and I don't want to tile it. It seems that no matter what I try, the image isn't showing in the navbar or header (even though the CSS is in the layout ID, which is attached to the table itself. ~john

Re: [WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-23 Thread john
. Thanks for the assistance. http://www.drzeus.net/clients/stevierays/ ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] table background images with CSS

2005-02-23 Thread john
That's it. Thanks to you and John. Now I have to make it more transparent on that red background. :) ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 2/23/2005 3:49 PM Bert Doorn said the following: Hi John However, it's not showing up

[WSG] vertical drop-down menu

2005-02-24 Thread john
. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints on posting

Re: [WSG] vertical drop-down menu

2005-02-24 Thread john
Perfect! Thank you! (Sorry...off-topic). ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 2/24/2005 4:10 PM Kornel Lesinski said the following: On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 15:25:49 +, john [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anybody recommend

[WSG] absolute positioning

2005-02-25 Thread john
that these things often escape me. Thanks for any insights. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail

[WSG] opacity as a hover for photo gallery thumbnails

2005-03-02 Thread john
in Portugal. :) While I'm not Portuguese (I'm an American), it does my heart good to see people here interested in web standards. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

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

2005-03-02 Thread john
many things that it's a jumble in my mind now...but it seems like if I increase the border on the thumbs (for the hover), they all shift their position. Other things I've tried seems to affect the main photo itself. I really could use some tips on this so I can finish it. ~john

Re: [WSG] Site redesign - complete

2005-03-04 Thread john
Nice job, Chris. I think modifying a blog template is probably one of the best ways to get your feet wet with XHTML ande CSS because you learn why things do what they do and how to change it. From here, you can start taking what you've learned and applying it to new designs. ~john

[WSG] overflow

2005-03-08 Thread john
standards-compliant or good from a usability standpoint. Thank you for your help and advice. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http

Re: [WSG] overflow

2005-03-08 Thread john
overflow: auto; /me scratches his head...I knew that. I did, really! I must have just spaced it. :) Thanks again. Works like a charm. --- Gunlaug Sørtun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: john wrote: I've never used overflow before, but I'm experimenting with possibly using it as a means

[WSG] question about CSS menu (javascript)

2005-03-16 Thread john
contract the menu (that's the part I need help with, please). I realize that a javascript question isn't exactly about standards, but since the menu itself is XHTML/CSS, and hopefully others will find the menu useful. Thank you. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http

[WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread john
/clients/stevierays/ Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm

Re: [WSG] absolute positioning in IE

2005-03-17 Thread john
it working properly. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Development http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 3/17/2005 10:31 AM Bert Doorn said the following: G'day that in Firefox and IE (on XP) the image doesn't show up in exactly the same place, so the blending background is off

[WSG] IE trouble with CSS calendar

2005-03-21 Thread john
in IE, but even in Firefox, I can't seem to get the unanchored numbers to center properly. Thanks. http://www.drzeus.net/clients/stevierays/music.html -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter

[WSG] need design suggestions

2005-03-31 Thread john
. I'm not a qualified javascript (or CSS, really) person, so I may need some of this spelled out for me. I hope nobody minds. site: http://www.drzeus.net/clients/arrecadacao/decor/ css: http://www.drzeus.net/clients/arrecadacao/style.css Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web

[WSG] font list?

2005-05-05 Thread john
such a chart exist? Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org/mail/guidelines.cfm for some hints

Re: [WSG] Any good color spies?

2005-05-05 Thread john
I use one at http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html -- recommended recently on this list, I believe. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 5/5/2005 5:16 PM Greg Morphis said the following: You guys know of any good tools which has

[WSG] hiding content with a click

2005-05-09 Thread john
instruct me on a standards-based way of doing this? Thanks. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http://webstandardsgroup.org

[WSG] mambo and web standards

2005-05-17 Thread john
. :) Getting more to the point (and on-topic), does Mambo support web standards? I'm obviously going to use CSS and XHTML on this, so I need to be sure that I'm not getting into something that goes against my design ethics. Thanks for your help. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design

Re: [WSG] ® character

2005-05-17 Thread john
I believe it's reg; ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 5/17/2005 11:58 AM Lee said the following: Hello Listpeople, Anyone know if there's an XHTML special char

[WSG] multi-lingual

2005-05-30 Thread john
=en,pt (or something similar)? Thanks, in advance, for your assistance. -- ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter ** The discussion list for http://webstandardsgroup.org/ See http

Re: [WSG] multi-lingual

2005-05-30 Thread john
Ah, I see. What about mixing languages in the KEYWORDS and DESCRIPTION? Is that a problem? ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 5/30/2005 10:00 AM Bert Doorn said the following: G'day However, one of my clients wants two

Re: [WSG] multi-lingual

2005-05-30 Thread john
Oh, duh. If all else fails, read the W3 specs. If that doesn't work? Follow them. Thanks again. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 5/30/2005 11:08 AM Bert Doorn said the following: john wrote: Ah, I see. What about

Re: [WSG] Signature markup

2005-05-30 Thread john
I'd have to agree. It's not a list, and shouldn't be marked up as one. It's a single paragraph with a line break. Looks pretty straight-forward if you ask me. ~john _ Dr. Zeus Web Design http://www.DrZeus.net content without clutter on 5/30/2005 11:10 AM Joshua

Re: [WSG] *DETECTED* Online User Violation

2005-05-31 Thread john
I've been receiving a few messages like this, but from my [EMAIL PROTECTED] so it looks like I'm emailing myself. It always says more info is attached and there's always a zipped attachment included. ~john Just fair-weather words from a four-letter friend. on 5/31/2005 10:06 AM Rick

[WSG] display: table-row

2005-05-31 Thread john
Can somebody please tell me where I can find a chart that shows what browsers, if any, don't support display: table-row ? Thanks. -- ~john Just fair-weather words from a four-letter friend. ** The discussion list for http

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