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HI All,
I am working on a site for my inlaws in Germany. I seem to be having a few problems with the CSS buttons though so would love to have some constructive comments.
I think the buttons were al OK yesterday, but I must have done something today that has messed them up. Basically I seem to be getting a "padding" effect at the top and bottom of some of the buttons.. weird as they are ALL generated through CSS.

The site is atorange-house.co.uk/Wynands/index.htm and the CSS file is at orange-house.co.uk/Wynands/graphics/stylesheet.css

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Andy

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Hi Andy,
You've been busy again.
I just fixed the link as it had a "[" at the end of the address which caused a 404 error.

Nice looking site, you could do it without tables pretty easily.
You should try to validate the markup as a few errors show up.

Hope that helps.

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HI Tony,

Did I post a dead link then? What an idiot I am.

So how's things on the other side fo the world? Wife and I had been considering immigrating to NZ as we are both PhD scientists, but she's changed her mind for the moment... but we'll get there in a few years.. SORRY OFF TOPIC

The site is for in-laws as a birthday present on Wednesday. Trying to get .de domain too. I would like to make it a table-less design but found it quicker to knock together in tables for hte moment. What would be the best method of changing to table-less design.. from scratch or change tables to divs?

Been having problems with the rollover buttons showing a "padding" effect at the top and bottom of SOME of the buttons but not all for some weird reason.

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Hi Andy,
If you have the site in tables I would start by understanding what each row and td is doing borders of different colors help with that.
Then you can work out what goes where.

You are right of course it's quicker with most editors to use tables.
Once you get started it isn't hard to set up a site which more closely follows the standards and is faster loading and easier to maintain in the future, using css for presentation.

I haven't noticed the padding problem on the menu.

Hope that helps

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I tried working on it last night, perhaps I solved it without noticing.... Have you tried looking at the submenu in the Projekte page? The text in ech link seems to hop about a bit too... this is after someone on another site advised me to add height: 25px to my main navbar and also height: 20px to my submenu.

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Only Kangaroos hopping here Smile
I still can't see anything in Netscape 7.1 or IE 6 on Win.

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In Moz once the link is clicked the text seems to drop a shade in height.

I have Dan Schafer's book Designing Without Tables, but just started reading it...

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