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ignore my post - do what al said. ;o) joe "Al Sparber- PVII" <thisaddressactuallyworks.com> wrote in message news:bf3s8s$hua$1forums.macromedia.com... > too many chefs, eh? > > Drop back 10 yards and d oa bit of research and learning on your own. The > best place to start is with the specification itself... > > [url]http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1[/url] > [url]http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/[/url] > > It's heavy reading, but it's all there. And it's guaranteed to be correct. > > -- > Al Sparber - PVII > [url]http://www.projectseven.com[/url] > Dreamweaver Extensions - DesignPacks - Tutorials - Books > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > The PVII Newsgroup | [url]news://forums.projectseven.com/pviiwebdev[/url] > The ...

  1. #61

    Default Re: Totally CSS?

    ignore my post - do what al said.

    ;o)

    joe



    "Al Sparber- PVII" <thisaddressactuallyworks.com> wrote in message
    news:bf3s8s$hua$1forums.macromedia.com...
    > too many chefs, eh?
    >
    > Drop back 10 yards and d oa bit of research and learning on your own. The
    > best place to start is with the specification itself...
    >
    > [url]http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1[/url]
    > [url]http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/[/url]
    >
    > It's heavy reading, but it's all there. And it's guaranteed to be correct.
    >
    > --
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    >
    >
    > "shelton" <webforumsusermacromedia.com> wrote in message
    > news:bf3qut$fd1$1forums.macromedia.com...
    > > jeez!! What a confounding deal.
    > >
    > > Can one of you guys take a stab at translating what was just established
    > here. I thought I had it from Murray's explanation, but then the rest of
    > the back and forth befuddled me.
    > >
    > >
    >
    >

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    On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 15:28:29 +0000 (UTC), "shelton"
    [email]webforumsusermacromedia.com[/email] wrote:
    >jeez!! What a confounding deal.
    >
    >Can one of you guys take a stab at translating what was just
    >established here. I thought I had it from Murray's explanation, but
    >then the rest of the back and forth befuddled me.
    There really was no back and forth. Murray made a rare mistake. As Al
    says, the best source is in the specs at the w3c.org site. However,
    the reading is a bit technical for a beginner with CSS positioning.
    For a more simplified explanation, try this:

    [url]http://www.brainjar.com/css/positioning/default.asp[/url]


    Gary
    Gary White Guest

  3. #63

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    I concur :)

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    "Murray *TMM*" <forumsHAHAgreat-web-sights.com> wrote in message
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    > Shelton:
    >
    > I think this is how it goes -
    >
    > An absolutely positioned page element is positioned at an absolute location
    > on your screen, regardless of its location in the flow of the code.
    >
    > A relatively positioned page element is positioned relative to the position
    > of its container, regardless of its location in the flow of the code.
    >
    > A statically positioned page element is positioned relative to its location
    > in the flow of the code.
    >
    > Page elements that are NOT positioned are static.
    >
    > > i guess because of the tables, as Osgood pointed out. ?? - i'm still not
    > getting that.
    >
    > Page elements can move on the page if they have been RELATIVELY positioned,
    > e.g.,
    >
    > <div align="center">This will move</div>
    >
    > Absolutely positioned elements will NOT move on the page. If one moves and
    > the other doesn't then your brain says "hey - one of these has moved!".
    > That's all there is to it.
    >
    > > So floating would imply that you position the layer via CSS #rules as
    > opposed to x and y directly on the div tag?
    >
    > No. You can position page elements either by using inline styles (i.e., the
    > way DMX writes a 'layer'), or by using stylesheet styles (the way you might
    > do it if you were hand coding.
    >
    > INLINE -
    >
    > <div id="foo" style="position:absolute; top:140px; left:200px;
    > visibility:hidden; z-index:1">
    >
    > STYLESHEET -
    > #foo { position:absolute; top:140px; left:200px; visibility:hidden;
    > z-index:1; }
    >
    > ...
    >
    > <div id="foo>
    >
    > Float refers to a sorta different effect which I am not going to discuss
    > further here.
    >
    > > What's your take on my remarks about attempting css-p
    >
    > How about this - make your pages the way you normally would and as your
    > understanding of CSS improves, introduce those new capabilities
    > incrementally.
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    > "shelton" <webforumsusermacromedia.com> wrote in message
    > news:bf3g10$mcr$1forums.macromedia.com...
    > > Dima,
    > >
    > > You're right, I'm not completely getting it yet. But I am trying. I have
    > been reading, so I'm not just sitting back being lazy looking for easy
    > answers.
    > >
    > > I guess I don't understand static vs. floating div's. I was thinking that
    > static implied you gave the div an x and y coordinate -- therefore it is
    > fixed. But... as I mentioned before, if you are using tables as well on
    > the page, in different browsers, you get the appearance of the layer
    > positioning differently - i guess because of the tables, as Osgood pointed
    > out. ?? - i'm still not getting that.
    > >
    > > So floating would imply that you position the layer via CSS #rules as
    > opposed to x and y directly on the div tag?
    > >
    > > What's your take on my remarks about attempting css-p on tables first,
    > then making a progression toward layers over tables. I would imagine that
    > it is quite difficult to lay out some designs completely via layers and css.
    > I was looking at some recent sites I have built and was thinking what a
    > nightmare it would be to try to make it work without any tables.
    > >
    > >
    >
    >

    DiMa Guest

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    Oops...forgot to clip the part with which I concur! Lemme try again:
    > > How about this - make your pages the way you normally would and as your
    > > understanding of CSS improves, introduce those new capabilities
    > > incrementally.
    I concur :)

    How's that?? hehehe

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