Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-23 Thread Oliver Boermans
You could possibly use JavaScript to implement it in browsers that don’t support it. I’ve seen a few jQuery plugins written for the purpose. For example: http://dotdotdot.frebsite.nl/ I’ve not used it myself. HTH Ollie On 23/11/2011, at 4:13 PM, Ben Buchanan w...@200ok.com.au wrote:

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-22 Thread Ben Buchanan
text-overflow: ellipsis? http://www.quirksmode.org/css/textoverflow.html Thank you, yes, the text-overflow property is great but does not work in Firefox 3.6. Do you know of a work-around for Firefox. Unless you have a really massive FF 3.6 userbase that you know is blocked from upgrades, I'd

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-15 Thread David Laakso
On 11/15/11 12:49 AM, Grant Bailey wrote: Is anyone able to offer suggestions as to how demonstrate to the user that overflow content has been truncated, like this (see attachment). Grant Bailey I guess the question for me is whether I understand the question??? Set width in %,

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-15 Thread Grant Bailey
David, Thank you for your reply. I think you mean page layout - I was asking about tables for data. I've since been able to muddle through. Regards, Grant On 15/11/2011 7:42 PM, David Laakso wrote: On 11/15/11 12:49 AM, Grant Bailey wrote: Is anyone able to offer suggestions as to how

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-14 Thread Matthew Pennell
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Grant Bailey grant_malcolm_bai...@westnet.com.au wrote: Is anyone able to offer suggestions as to how demonstrate to the user that overflow content has been truncated, like this (see attachment). text-overflow: ellipsis?

Re: [WSG] Using ellipsis to indicate truncated overflow content

2011-11-14 Thread Grant Bailey
Matthew, Thank you, yes, the text-overflow property is great but does not work in Firefox 3.6. Do you know of a work-around for Firefox. Many thanks, Grant Bailey On 15/11/2011 4:56 PM, Matthew Pennell wrote: On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Grant Bailey grant_malcolm_bai...@westnet.com.au