Previous Message
Next Message

frameless frames, synchronized scroll, and tableless tables (basically Excel)

Sent by heinrich klassen on 6 January 2006 22:10


hi!

don't you think tables are neccessary to provid structure in datasets?
you should indeed read: http://www.usability.com.au/resources/tables.cfm
seems offtopic, but this is too important for me.
tables are not useless.

henry.



2006/1/6, Maziak, Peter (Tek Systems) [EMAIL-REMOVED]>:
>
> http://www.msu.edu/~maziak/umg/dra/quadrantlayout.html
>
> I am using four divs (plus others) to build "frameless frames."   It is
> starting to look good in Firefox, but not in IE/win.  Please advise on
> any of the following issues, higher priority listed first.  Any advice
> appreciated.
>
> 1) BOTTOMRIGHT DIV wraps (goes below) BOTTOMLEFT DIV in IE/win.  I have
> temporarily commented out overflow:hidden in the body tag so that this
> is apparent  when viewing in IE --> will result in extra scrollbar.
>
> 2a) Is it possible for the HEADER DIV to resize height dynamically
> depending on content (instead of the fixed height of 4em).  This is
> painfully obvious when browser resized to 800x600, forcing a third line
> in the header -> forcing the horizontal scrollbar to hide in BOTTOMRIGHT
>
> 2b)  and/or force TOPLEFT and TOPRIGHT to be flush with BOTTOMLEFT and
> BOTTOMRIGHT  (ie: vertical align bottom) ...thus allowing some
> whitespace immediately above.
>
> Additional notes:  the four DIVs are required because I will be placing
> tabular data into each: think scrollable Excel data (BOTTOMRIGHT) with
> fixed X and Y headers (BOTTOMLEFT and TOPRIGHT).  And items to tackle
> thereafter:
>
> 3) add synchronized scrolling (got the basic cross-browser functionality
> done, just need to integrate - types with fingers crossed)
> http://www.msu.edu/~maziak/umg/dra/synchronizedscroll.html
>
> 4) how to align the rows and columns in BOTTOMRIGHT with BOTTOMLEFT and
> TOPRIGHT
> If I use tables, one long string can break alignment of several columns;
> but if I use DIVs (with overflow:hidden) I need to use
> percentages--neither an ideal solution :(
>
> ANY advice appreciated!
> Thanks,
> -Pete
>
> References:
> frameless frame
> http://home.comcast.net/~rob.freundlich/css/noFrames.html
> synchronized scroll  http://webfx.eae.net/dhtml/syncscroll/demo1.html
> tableless table http://www.bernzilla.com/design/tables/table.html
> ______________________________________________________________________
> css-discuss [EMAIL-REMOVED]]
> http://www.css-discuss.org/mailman/listinfo/css-d
> List wiki/FAQ -- http://css-discuss.incutio.com/
> Supported by evolt.org -- http://www.evolt.org/help_support_evolt/
>
______________________________________________________________________
css-discuss [EMAIL-REMOVED]]
http://www.css-discuss.org/mailman/listinfo/css-d
List wiki/FAQ -- http://css-discuss.incutio.com/
Supported by evolt.org -- http://www.evolt.org/help_support_evolt/
Previous Message
Next Message

Message thread:

Possibly related: