Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
On Sun, 19 Jan 2003 20:10:55 -0800 (PST), Big John wrote:
> > http://www.charityskills.org/sample1.html
> > http://www.charityskills.org/sample2.html
> > http://www.charityskills.org/styles/standards.aspx
> > http://www.charityskills.org/styles/defaultcss.aspx
> > sample1.html shows the Search box appearing just below the menu - how
> > can I get this to sit in the bottom left hand corner of the browser
> > window regardless of the page length?
> That can be done in some browsers but not all. 'fixed' positioning,
> and absolute positioning with 'bottom' come to mind, but both are
> less than perfect in some browsers. I can offer hacks to do this
> if you like, but don't expect too much.
OK, thanks for the offer. I am looking in to rejigging the design at the
moment, so this has become low priority - we are just going to leave it
sitting where it is for the time being.
> > Sample2.html is exactly the same page, but with less content. How can
> > I get the main white content area (contentnosponsors) to extend down to
> > the bottom of the menu on the left?
> I recommend you do the reverse. Meaning, make the body BG 'white',
> and get the top and side bars to be green. The side nav can be painted
> all the way down by use of a body BG image made as many pixels wide
> as the nav, and positioned with 'repeat-y'. It will repeat right down
> to the bottom, and since the nav is pixelized in width, it can never
> stray from the body BG image. See this demo for a working model:
> The top bar should be easy.
Unfortunately we need to be able to dynamically change the colours, so can't
really use images, which is why I am considering trying a different route.
Do you have any other suggestions?
Cirencester, United Kingdom