[thelist] CSS layout changes

John DeStefano john.destefano at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 12:38:08 CDT 2006

> Hi John,
> As you may have already guessed, we cannot send attachments to the list.
> Thankfully, we are a bunch of web muggles who've access to many
> websites. Perhaps you can just send us the link in some test
> environment?

Muggles?!?  I think not... wizards, one and all ;)

I don't want to post a live link to a badly-designed page, so I hope a
ZIP archive will do:

> Thanks,
> Rob Smith

Thank you,

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "John DeStefano" <john.destefano at gmail.com>
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 11:02:41 -0400
> Subject: [thelist] CSS layout changes
> The folks at this site have asked for my help with ideas to clean up
> and revamp their pages.  I came up with the attached design in
> conjunction with the headers that you helped me to fix a few months
> ago.  As you'll see in the attachment, there are a few problems that
> jump out that I can't seem to figure out (although if you find
> even more, and I'd be glad to hear about them as well):
> - In three places in the layout (top of page, between red and maroon
> header stripe, between maroon stripe and main content), an unwanted,
> horizontal, white buffer of about 30px is being inserted.  I would
> like there to be a very small buffer (maybe 2px) between the red &
> maroon stripes, but there shouldn't be any buffer at all in the other
> two areas.
> - I've tried to set a 1px border around the main content (etvlogMain).
> In Firefox, this border does not display, but IE displays it.
> - In Firefox, the last of the set of five radio buttons comes out just
> off-center; in IE, all the radio buttons appear centered.
> - In the Login section, because the two field labels are of different
> lengths, I tried to right-align the text fields to make them appear more
> uniform.  My implementation didn't work in either browser.
> If anyone has a moment to let me know where I'm screwing up, I'd greatly
> appreciate it.
> Thanks very much,
> ~John

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