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DiarYofaMadmaN
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Hia guys, I was wondering If I should just do away with the iframe that I have and just use divs for each navigation? I'll set the background image of each div to each navigation image. Then I'll just insert a table into each div so I can use the cells to layout the links and use javascript to hide/show the divs. Do you guys think it's wise to do away with frames or is it just a project in itself?

Also, my header image is at width="1000" and height="172". That size is big enough for a person that has their monitor resolution set to 1024 X 768. What about the people who have lower resolutions? I want everything to be uniform on the page and fit just right so there won't be any horizontal scrollbar. Can CSS resize the image to each person's resolution without losing any quality? I realize you can also just resize the .psd file but I didn't do the graphics for my website. The person who created them for me said, "that would just be too much work". So now I'm left with figureing something out.

If two people are using the same resolution but one person uses a 15'' monitor and the second person uses a 17'' monitor will layout look the same on both those monitors?

Also I noticed when I go to someone's site who uses the three column layout design or any other column layout design it's uniform with the browser even when you resize the browser. Is this because they set the div widths to 100% or what?
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questions about layout and iframes....

Okay dokay... what you need to do first is get to grips with XHTML and CSS. No amount of questions you ask here can help you as much as learning from tutorials and trial and error. I say this because your questions are so broad, and I get the idea that you need to practice. I'll try my best to answer your questions though...

If you don't need frames, don't use them, if you do need them, don't use them either :roll: iFrames are better, but again, don't use them if you don't need to. As for the links, try using unordered lists, it's the way to go.

Concerning the resolution and browser width etc... please do not use a 1000px width image! It sounds like your on a bad deal from the start if you do. You should think of an alternative.

Really, at this point, it'd be beneficial if you could show us a design, in order for us to give you some pointers.

Here's some good sites to check out for tutorials:

http://www.w3schools.com
http://css.maxdesign.com.au/
http://www.meyerweb.com

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DiarYofaMadmaN
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questions about layout and iframes....

co2 wrote:
Okay dokay... what you need to do first is get to grips with XHTML and CSS. No amount of questions you ask here can help you as much as learning from tutorials and trial and error. I say this because your questions are so broad, and I get the idea that you need to practice. I'll try my best to answer your questions though...

If you don't need frames, don't use them, if you do need them, don't use them either :roll: iFrames are better, but again, don't use them if you don't need to. As for the links, try using unordered lists, it's the way to go.

Concerning the resolution and browser width etc... please do not use a 1000px width image! It sounds like your on a bad deal from the start if you do. You should think of an alternative.

Really, at this point, it'd be beneficial if you could show us a design, in order for us to give you some pointers.

Here's some good sites to check out for tutorials:

http://www.w3schools.com
http://css.maxdesign.com.au/
http://www.meyerweb.com

This is the layout that I have now which is using iframes for the leftcol and the 1000px header ... http://www.maxforcepc.com. My resolution is set to 1024 X 768 so the 1000px wide header fits fine. So, what do you think is a reasonible size width to use? I can always just center everything so there won't be this huge open space on the right.

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questions about layout and iframes....

http://www.maxforcepc.com that is the current lay out i'm working on now. header/3 columns, and a footer. The three columns I'm having trouble layout. Then once everything is in the right order I went everything to be centered in the middle of the page. I have no clue how to do that...

CSS Layout: http://maxforcepc.ath.cx:81/maxforcepc/layout.css

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

-peace