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Hi folks

After loads of time spent programming by me, the new version of my CSS Page Layout Tool is ready for testing, here:

Page Layout Tool

It would be cool if you guys with Mac's could test it.

I know some issues (check the version hidtory page) but it SHOULD give you valid and functional code.

I would much appreciate comments, criticisms, witicisms, etc.

Thanks to Big John for hosting this tool (my site couldn't cope with the traffic).

Trevor

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New CSS Page Layout Tool needs checking

Looks great. Seems very complete. Smile

The image isn't working: http://www.positioniseverything.net/articles/pie-maker/gdimages/bgimage_dots_EEEEEE.gif

Kudos! Excellent work. Laughing out loud :D

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Wow. Really nice tool layout and excellent results! What a great way to start a page layout.

It's even got faux columns.

And it's educational. I'll recommend this to people as a tutorial.

Liquid layout would be a big plus for me.

Seeing as it's a GUI a color picker would be nice.

More details on whether any hacks/patches are used would be useful - can we rely on this for IE7?

The restore defaults doesn't work.

Not sure what Oprea with browser in restored state means.

In MAC Safari the questionmark next to Enable BG color falls off slightly.

In MAC IE - it almost works, which is more than most.

Very very cleva.

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Re: New CSS Page Layout Tool needs checking

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Liquid layout would be a big plus for me.

Give me a chance. Tongue I will do both full width and the jello one from Big John.

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Seeing as it's a GUI a color picker would be nice.

I couldn't be bothered, as there are so many good online ones already. I doubt I will add one.

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More details on whether any hacks/patches are used would be useful

The comments cover the hacks as used. I will try to implement Tony's float clearing methods soon

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can we rely on this for IE7?

As soon as I know for sure what things MS has fixed and what hacks have def gone, I will do a note on how to fix it and change the code for further uses.

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The restore defaults doesn't work.

Ah, yes, I will fix that tonight and re-post! I disabled it whilst testing.

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Not sure what Opera with browser in restored state means

Minimised, Restored, Maximised windows. The restored state allows you to re-size the window. When the page loads into an Opera window, if the page doesn't fill the window due to content fill, the code puts the page height etc to fill the page, but Opera seems to think there is content in the blank spaces, and when you re-size the window, keeps the space for that non-existent content. Other browsers work as expected.

In MAC Safari the questionmark next to Enable BG color falls off slightly

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It does in Safari too. I need to find a better fix for the collapsing margins. However, this is not my most pressing issue!

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In MAC IE - it almost works, which is more than most.

You wouldn't believe how much hair I lost trying to get it work moderately OK.

Thanks for the feedback. More please!

Trevor

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Triumph wrote:
Looks great. Seems very complete. Smile

The image isn't working: http://www.positioniseverything.net/articles/pie-maker/gdimages/bgimage_dots_EEEEEE.gif

Kudos! Excellent work. Laughing out loud :D

Hi

As the server isn't mine, I can't be sure if the GD library is working correctly! Such is life.

Any chance of a gander in some Mac browsers at this thread:

http://www.csscreator.com/css-forum/ftopic14483.html

Trevor

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ClevaTreva wrote:
As the server isn't mine, I can't be sure if the GD library is working correctly! Such is life.
You wanna check it on my server? Smile

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Hi

I've just mailed Big John to see what he can find.

You're welcome to have a copy of the tool

It's about 170k zip, I can PM it if you want.

You have to edit the config file to give the directory its installed in.

Trevor

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ClevaTreva wrote:
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I've just mailed Big John to see what he can find.

You're welcome to have a copy of the tool

It's about 170k zip, I can PM it if you want.

You have to edit the config file to give the directory its installed in.I'd be glad to test it out for you. Smile

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Hi

Ok, I'll make a fresh zip and send it later.

Trevor