This is a great opportunity for a tip methinks: <tip type="HTML Verification"> Get a copy of HTML Tidy from http://www.w3c.org, and use it to check your HTML. Common errors such as missing tags or incorrectly ordered closing tags are caught and fixed. </tip> Ed Courtenay http://www.edcourtenay.co.uk "We've all heard that a million monkeys on a million keyboards would eventually come up with the entire works of Shakespeare - thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn't true...." ----- Original Message ----- From: "kristina" <kristina at kfx-design.co.uk> To: "Steve Cook" <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 12:17 PM Subject: Re: [thelist] Netscape 4.7 table drawing > Steve, > hi > i've had a quick look at your code and which revealed a missing > </td></tr> which will upset netscape... if you add the </td></tr> > that may help netscape read the file better > > in your code the place the </td></tr> should be is between lines 323 & 325 > > & yes there are heaps of tables there (*eek*) and without spending > hours i'm not sure how you could speed it up in netscape, as the > layout doesn't really allow the tables to be split.... (easily) > > ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ > : The blue boxes in the design don't seem to cause any problems for Netscape - > : we use that layout on many pages without any problem. It's the calendar code > : that seems to really cause problems. > ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ > > imo it would be better to use the css to control the colours of your > tds (of anything infact) - the <b> tag is now deprecated - you should > use <strong> &/or css > > i'm not totally sure why you have bits of code like this: > <td background="/img/pix_trans.gif"><img src="/img/pix_trans.gif" width="1" height="5"></td> > > imho the following would be sufficient: > <td><img src="/img/pix_trans.gif" width="1" height="5"></td> > > 'again' imho it is good practice to put double quotes around all > attributes > > alignments (should) easier said than done i know - should be > controled by the css - i noticed <td align="center"> - this would be > easier to handle through the css > > bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#666666" leftmargin=0 link="#31528F" > vlink="#31528F" alink="#31528F" - again would be better controled by > the css > > <td height=19 background="/img/interface/standard/layers/tbl_bg_left_top.gif"><img src="/img/pix_trans.gif" width=1 height=19></td> > would be better: > <td background="/img/interface/standard/layers/tbl_bg_left_top.gif"><img src="/img/pix_trans.gif" width=1 height=19></td> > (as the height is determined by the second img) > > the above things would make less code, and would be much easier for > you to maintain > > btw i really liked the design - very nice > > hope i have helped ;o) - & not been a pain in the £$%^% > > -- > hth > kristina > > > kristina at kfx-design.co.uk > > > > "When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. > One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity." > -- John F. Kennedy > > > > -- > > kristina > > kristina at kfx-design.co.uk > > > "When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. > One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity." > -- John F. Kennedy > > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !