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I have just posted a completely revised site design - this is my first foray into CSS- removing frames and converting to strict XHTML1.0 and also testing all pages through CSS, XHTML and Bobby validators.

The site permits the choice of default and basic styles
and should fail gracefully if JScript is disabled
I have tested with IE6, NS7.0 & NS7.1, on Windows and
Safari 1.2, NS7.1 and IE5.2 on MAC

I would appreciate a heads up on Opera and any other browsers
Also some feed back on how it works with Speach enabled browsers

http://www.telfordsteamrailway.co.uk/styler/index.shtml

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Site Check please

Allan

Keeps improving every time we see it!

The only thing I would think about is -

a) Move the Alternate Style Sheet Link to the bottom, as most expect the Home page to be at the top

b) Make your links more visually appealing.
Check out Stu's buttons http://www.stunicholls.myby.co.uk/menus/ultimate.html

c) You may want to try to put your Alt letters/numbers as underlined part of the text like in a program.

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Thanks

i take your point about the Alt Style link position and the Shortcut Letter

however the guidelines for AAA are not to use colour to represent information and not to use animated graphics

Some of the examples on the page ref you gave 'might' be considered to break these guidelines

but I'll think about it

Still want test on Opera / Speach Browser.

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Re: Thanks

allan smith wrote:
however the guidelines for AAA are not to use colour to represent information and not to use animated graphics

They are actually CSS buttons not images (gifs or other), but yes you could argue they are animated, although your links also change colour when you hover over them, unless you have visited them.

Leave that one to you.

Your site works/looks fine in Opera 7.23, including style switching. Do not have a speech browser, but am going to see if I can get one.

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Speech browser

Thanks for Opera

You can download a 30day trial speech browser from IBM
- can't remember / find the link - sorry

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Site Check please

Well came across these

http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/Browsing

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/aural.html

Will probably not get to this for a little while.

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