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Hi - just joined yesterday - looks like a great place! I am working on redesigning our local chamber of commerce website - I have got a couple of pages up with side bar menus done with css - tried all kinds of things and I think I'm getting close :? - I have looked at them in IE Netscape 4.77 and Netscape 7 - still having probs with the look in Netscape also the positioning of the li that isn't a link - any coments, ideas would be appreciated! also if someone could look with a mac?
Thanks, ro

(the home page and the events page are the ones I've been working on)

[url] http://members.pgonline.com/~pgc5/ [/url]

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Hi Ro,
Remove the display:block from

Quote:
#menulinks li a{display:block;
and
Quote:
.nolink { display:block;
that will line the list items up correctly.
You should also validate your html.

Tony

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thanks!

Hi Tony,

Thanks I will try that - I will validate it too - just haven't got there yet Smile

I use CSE HTML Validator for my html - any suggestions for a good css validator - should I just validate at WC3?

Thanks
Ro

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Validator

I mostly use the W3 CSS validator .
If you are using or have Mozilla, download and try out http://checky.mozdev.org/ once installed you just right click and can choose from multiple validators.

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I validate at W3C. How about everyone else? What features do you look for in a validator?

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I just use the validators at W3C. I never really thought of checking for others.

To be honest, I didnt realise how serious people were about creating cross-browser and valid mark-up untill I joined this forum. I never knew it was such a big thing. :oops:

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It's just that CSS is interpreted so differently across browsers... most table sites will render pretty standardly across most of them I believe.

As for valid mark-up, well that's just common sense Wink it's mainly a problem when people develop in IE then on a one-off use a different browser and shriek when it doesn't look anywhere near the same. And yes, I was one of those people...

You know you're a geek when you try to shoo a fly away from the monitor with your cursor.

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validator

I tried the css validator at WC3 last night - seems to work well. I was taught to try and make pages look essentially the same with different browsers - I know this is good but it sure gets frustrating sometimes!! Nothing like a challenge though :? Hey if anyone gets a chance could you look at my "events"page - I tried taking out the blockquote but then in Netscape 7 the items all bunched up - so put it back in and did some different things - I think I am getting there? Also I am using a pc - could someone with a mac have a look and let me know....Thanks!!

here's the link:
http://members.pgonline.com/~pgc5/events.htm

Ro

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The age-old question - do you aim to have your site look identical in different browsers, or just look good in different browsers?

A poll is definitely in order here Wink