Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Benedict Wyss
I am also interested.I have been asked to deliver it inside a SharePoint site. I would like to hear from anyone who has been there...done that Thanks, Ben On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 PM, designer desig...@gwelanmor-internet.co.uk wrote: I would be grateful if someone could

RE: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread James Leslie
I would be grateful if someone could tell me what is the current best practice for letting users change the font-size (e.g., by clicking on three 'a's of different sizes to make different css files be used) on the web site. Is it still a good idea, or do we go for the approach of using the

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Brett Patterson
I agree with James. Although, I find the best possible, all-around solution is to use all of the above! If the user does not have JavaScript/cookies enabled, then the user will use their browser, else they cannot view the text in large size. If the user does have JavaScript/cookies enabled, then

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Hassan Schroeder
James Leslie wrote: Comes down to the 'give a man a fish/teach a man to fish' principle for me. If you explain to the user how to use their browser settings to change the text size then they can use that on any site. Good in theory -- would you point out a few example sites that have done

RE: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread James Leslie
Comes down to the 'give a man a fish/teach a man to fish' principle for me. If you explain to the user how to use their browser settings to change the text size then they can use that on any site. Good in theory -- would you point out a few example sites that have done a good job of

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Matijs
Current best practice is (and imho has always been) using relative font-sizes to make text resizing work the browser way in all browsers including IE6/7. In addition to that you could add a widget to resize text. In an ideal situation this widget would also work without javascript (not too hard)

Re: [WSG] [Spam] :changing font sizes from within a page.

2009-07-20 Thread Janice Schwarz
I find the text resizer concept (i.e. the 3 A's you mention) to be a poor idea. Unless you are making those VERY large...more often than not, they are unnoticed by those that need them because a. those 3 A's are VERY tiny b. those 3 A's are tucked away in some part of the site that will not be