On Thursday 29 January 2009 9:31:54 pm you wrote:
> David McGlone wrote:
> > I'm thinking that even though there are more than 1 words, closing
> > the tag after each word does not make it a whole new box that can be
> > moved individually.
> > Am I thinking correctly?
> No, I'm afraid your thinking is flawed for positioning bits of text on
> top of a fixed background (image).
> For the left column only: if you want to use a fixed background for your
> text - links or whatever, this is the most steady method...
> ...where individual paragraphs are absolute positioned.
> Those paragraphs will adjust vertically for font resizing, but long
> lines will overflow horizontally pretty quickly.
> If you want links instead, just replace the <p>s with <a>s.
> The entire <http://www.dmcentral.net/eweb/> shows that you're relying on
> what you see for browser-defaults at your end - your layout has no
> flexibility. Not a good idea since that means your layout is doomed to
> ...and I do not think you want that :-)
You're correct. I make changes and look at it with firefox. I'm aware it
probably will not look the same in different versions of IE, Opera, etc, but I
haven't figured out what to do to fix this. What would you recommend?
> You're also declaring a number of properties/values back to their
> default-values. Although there's no harm in doing so, you get a lot of
> unnecessary declarations in there.
All those other declarations on the page are just junk. I started
experimenting with an old CSS file from 2003. It's been years, but that is
what happens when one has kids. LOL
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