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The A:link property does not seem to work in firebird.
open http://blisslive.tripod.com in IE and then try it in FIRBIRD. i
not sure what to do

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> The A:link property does not seem to work in firebird.
open http://blisslive.tripod.com in IE and then try it in FIRBIRD. im
not sure what to do.


Have you tried using just 'a' instead of 'a:link'?
Same thing, isn't it? But as far as I can tell, 'a' works in all browsers.
Jul 20 '05 #2

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On Mon, 19 Jan 2004 20:22:42 -0600, Unregistered
<Gu**********@mail.forum4designers.com> wrote:

The A:link property does not seem to work in firebird.
open http://blisslive.tripod.com in IE and then try it in FIRBIRD. im
not sure what to do.


You've got an extra closing curly bracket between your body and a:link
declarations.

Nick

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Jul 20 '05 #3

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On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 02:18:29 +0000, e n | c k m a wrote:
The A:link property does not seem to work in firebird.
open http://blisslive.tripod.com in IE and then try it in FIRBIRD. im
not sure what to do.


Have you tried using just 'a' instead of 'a:link'?
Same thing, isn't it?


No. Consider the trivial example:

<a href="http://www.example.com/#jump">a link</a>

versus

<a id="jump"></a>

(which is a semi-outdated use of A, but is perfectly valid)

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Jul 20 '05 #4

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ah Nick Theod was right. thanks man

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Jul 20 '05 #5

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| ah Nick Theod was right. thanks man!

What is it that makes you think
'Nick Theodorakis' wishes to be
addressed as 'Nick Theod'??

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Jul 20 '05 #6

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my not feeling like typing does. And how did you know nick, withou
seeing the style sheet code

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Jul 20 '05 #7

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On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 20:07:55 -0600, Unregistered
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my not feeling like typing does. And how did you know nick, without
seeing the style sheet code?


"I know when you've been sleeping; I know when you're awake.
I know when you've bolloxed up your style sheet, so write good code
for goodness sake."

What makes you think I didn't look at the code?

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Jul 20 '05 #8

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my not feeling like typing does. And how did you know nick, without
seeing the style sheet code?
What on earth is this comment about? Is this a reply?

http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2000/...quoting.html#1
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You're posting to usenet, not a private web forum.

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Jul 20 '05 #9

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Nick Theodorakis wrote:

"I know when you've been sleeping; I know when you're awake. I know
when you've bolloxed up your style sheet, so write good code for
goodness sake."
:-D
Nick


No "Saint" before the name? SCNR

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Jul 20 '05 #10

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Nick Theodorakis wrote:
*On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 20:07:55 -0600, Unregistered
<Gu**********@mail.forum4designers.com> wrote:
"I know when you've been sleeping; I know when you're awake.
I know when you've bolloxed up your style sheet, so write good code
for goodness sake."

What makes you think I didn't look at the code?

Nick

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=). I didnt know you could see my CSS code...how can you

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Jul 20 '05 #11

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On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 16:43:01 GMT, Brian
<us*****@julietremblay.com.invalid-remove-this-part> wrote:
Unregistered wrote:
my not feeling like typing does. And how did you know nick, without
seeing the style sheet code?


What on earth is this comment about? Is this a reply?

http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2000/...quoting.html#1
Posted via http://www.forum4designers.com


You're posting to usenet, not a private web forum.


His username is Unregistered, I suspect he don't give a shit...
Jul 20 '05 #12

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Unregistered <Gu**********@mail.forum4designers.com> wrote:
Nick Theodorakis wrote:
*On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 20:07:55 -0600, Unregistered
<Gu**********@mail.forum4designers.com> wrote:

"I know when you've been sleeping; I know when you're awake.
I know when you've bolloxed up your style sheet, so write good code
for goodness sake."

What makes you think I didn't look at the code?

=). I didnt know you could see my CSS code...how can you?


You posted your URL - http://blisslive.tripod.com/
Anyone can go there, do a view source and see that the stylesheet is
called blissstyle.css and then just view
http://blisslive.tripod.com/blissstyle.css directly.

Some of us even have quicker ways than that. I have a button on my
browser toolbar that shows me the stylesheet for any page I'm looking
at.

Steve

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Jul 20 '05 #13

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Steve Pugh wrote:
Some of us even have quicker ways than that. I have a button on my
browser toolbar that shows me the stylesheet for any page I'm looking
at.


At the risk of being shot down for not googling first, which browser &
how do I get such a button? It would be tremendously helpful. Feel free
to tell me to faq off if this info is likely staring me in the face -
I've only been seriously using Windows for six months or so & my
familiarity with a Linux desktop isn't any better.

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Jul 20 '05 #14

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Michael Rozdoba <mr**@nowhere.invalid> wrote:
Steve Pugh wrote:
Some of us even have quicker ways than that. I have a button on my
browser toolbar that shows me the stylesheet for any page I'm looking
at.


At the risk of being shot down for not googling first, which browser &
how do I get such a button? It would be tremendously helpful. Feel free
to tell me to faq off if this info is likely staring me in the face -
I've only been seriously using Windows for six months or so & my
familiarity with a Linux desktop isn't any better.


In my case it's an addition to the Opera link toolbar available from
Toby Inkster's page: http://www.goddamn.co.uk/tobyink/?page=10#tip3
Only works for stylesheets associated with the page via <link>
elements.

Other browsers probably have similar or better methods of doing the
same.

There's also the Mozilla DOM Inspector which takes a bit of getting
used to but which can show you exactly what styles are being applied
on an element by element basis.

Steve

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Neal wrote:
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 16:43:01 GMT, Brian wrote:
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You're posting to usenet, not a private web forum.


His username is Unregistered, I suspect he don't give a shit...


Perhaps. But others using the forum might take note. These web forums
that are passing off usenet groups as their own content may start to
run roughshod over those groups, effectively ruining them. I guess
we'll have to see how popular they become.

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Jul 20 '05 #16

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Steve Pugh wrote:
I have a button on my browser toolbar that shows me the stylesheet
for any page I'm looking at.


Care to share which browser, and what the button is? (favelet?)

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Jul 20 '05 #17

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Steve Pugh wrote:

[browser button to reveal stylesheets]
In my case it's an addition to the Opera link toolbar available from
Toby Inkster's page: http://www.goddamn.co.uk/tobyink/?page=10#tip3
Only works for stylesheets associated with the page via <link>
elements.
Thanks. That'll do nicely :)

Firebird is my preferred browser, but I actively use Opera too.
Other browsers probably have similar or better methods of doing the
same.

There's also the Mozilla DOM Inspector which takes a bit of getting
used to but which can show you exactly what styles are being applied
on an element by element basis.


Cheers. I'll have to look into that.

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Jul 20 '05 #18

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oh cool...now while were on it. can somone tell me why my links (on th
side) are double spaced in Firebird and not IE?
<a href="http://triforcedev.tripod.com/">on this website</a>. Thank

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reckless abandon:
oh cool...now while were on it. can somone tell me why my links (on the
side) are double spaced in Firebird and not IE?
<a href="http://triforcedev.tripod.com/">on this website</a>. Thanks
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I don't know about the double spacing part, I personally think it looks
a bit better, but I have a few friendly pointers for you:

1. Get a decent newsreader. Forum4designers sucks. Chances are your ISP
carries these groups and it would make all the regulars here much
happier if you'd post "properly". Chances are, you didn't realize that
you were actually posting to usenet rather than a private forum, but you
are.

2. When specifying widths and such, make sure you tell the browser what
you are talking about:

<table width="750" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
<tr>
<td width="168" valign="top" class="sidebar" bgcolor="#DCDCDC">

Do you mean 750 px, ems, % ? Chances are you mean px, so put it in. Most
browsers will 'assume' px and display it properly, but you don't want to
leave it to chance.

3. It's generally a bad idea to give fonts a fixed size. IE users who
want to won't be able to change it. What I do is this: normal body text
I size at 100%. That way, whatever a user has set for their default size
that is what they'll see. If you want some text a bit smaller, give it a
90% or whatever. My H1's are 200% and so forth.

Talk to you later, Aron
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ok thanks for the tips. But i dont understand what you mean on point #1

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ok thanks for the tips. But i dont understand what you mean on point #1.
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I assume you're wondering how people find your stylesheet. If not, hey,
it's useful for the archive.

View source code. Look for the css file linked to the page. Copy and paste
correctly into browser window. Voila.

"Correctly" means following all the directory reference rules most authors
already have as second nature. "css.css" means it's in the same directory,
"/css.css" in the top directory, etc.
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| ok thanks for the tips. But i dont understand what you mean on point #1.

Do you run Windows?
It has an app. called Outlook Express.

It does email. It also allows you to post
messages 'here' on usenet rather than
through a web page as you do now.

There are better newsreaders made,
but that one should be on most Windows
computers.

You probably could not use it from
a library or school, but then you may be
able to post via ..
http://groups.google.com.au/groups?h...omp.infosystem
s.www.authoring.stylesheets

HTH

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Jul 20 '05 #23

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On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 20:10:03 -0600, Unregistered
<Gu**********@mail.forum4designers.com> wrote:

ok thanks for the tips. But i dont understand what you mean on point #1.


What we are saying is that forum4designers.com might be passing itself
off as a web-based discussion forum, but in actual life it's a portal
to certain usenet groups. Although that in and of itself is not
necessarily completely evil (notwithstanding numerous disadvantages
there might be in accesing usenet this way), the big problem is that
forum4designers.com makes no attempt to tell people where its content
is coming from.

In this case, these posts are actually appearing on the newsgroup
comp.infosystems.www.authoring.stylesheets. If you have a newsreader
installed and properly configured, you can read it at:

<news:comp.infosystems.www.authoring.stylesheets >

Alternatively, you can also browse this newsgroup at google groups at:

<http://groups.google.com/groups?q=comp.infosystems.www.authoring.stylesheet s>

If you are not sure what usenet is, and wish to learn more, see:

<http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/what-is/part1/>
<http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/what-is/part2/>
<http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/posting-rules/part1/>
<http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/primer/part1/>
<http://groups.google.com/googlegroups/basics.html>

Nick

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Jul 20 '05 #24

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A Hess wrote:

<table width="750" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">

Do you mean 750 px, ems, % ? Chances are you mean px, so put it in. Most
browsers will 'assume' px and display it properly,


That would be true if the width were set in CSS, but in this case it is
just an HTML attribute. The choices are quite limited. Any unit
specifier other than % should be invalid.

<URL:http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/types.html#type-length>

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Nick Theodorakis wrote:

the big problem is that forum4designers.com makes no attempt to
tell people where its content is coming from.


It also seems to do a poor job of replicating threads in the web
portal. Replies from its users appear in random places in the thread
(or perhaps always at the bottom?) regardless of which post they are
actually replying to.

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