[thelist] Flash version of Heirmenus

Erik Mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Fri Jun 1 15:38:52 CDT 2001

Yes, I'm aware of both of these "issues" and made sure client was 
aware too ... given that the audience of the site is people shopping 
for micro-miniture computer chips, the hope is that they'll have 
something more than 640x480 and will be savvy enough to figure it out.

I showed them a non-frames version which I liked better because it 
didn't have these issues, but they want to keep the frames, and this 
was the best solution I could come up with.

>Oh goodness.  Did you know that if you resize the window vertically and not
>horizontally, that the menu becomes unusable?  The font's grow in proportion
>to the height, and thusly the menus push themselves off the right side of
>the screen.  Probably not what you had in mind.

At 3:37 PM -0400 6/1/01, Joshua OIson wrote:
>And, at a 640x480 with typical chrome, the menu font is rendered at less
>than 6 pixels tall per letter.  I'd definitely reevaluate using this
>particular menu system.

>: A redesign I did was just launched a few hours ago ... uses a
>: horizontal hierarchical menu, Flash 4 compatible ... edit a variables
>: file with a JS form ... http://www.heii.com/ ... could modify it so
>: it looks like about anything you'd want in a few hours.

- Erik Mattheis

A poltergeist in the flesh.

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