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Re: Horizontal menu-2

From: Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 09:44:58 -0400
To: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C281A69A.29AA%maurice@thymeonline.com>

On 5/25/07 4:43 AM, "Dmitry Turin" <html60@narod.ru> wrote:

> 
> Good day.
> I already raised this question, but i not writed example wholely (as i find
> now).
> I offer the following constructuction
> 
> <select text="Name of part1 of site">
>   <option value="www.company.com/dir1/dir2/docname.htm">Part1.1</option>
>   ...
>   <option value="./folder1/folder2/document.htm">       Part1.9</option>
> </select>
> <select text="Name of part2 of site">
>   <option value="www.site.net/folder/filename.htm">     Part2.1</option>
>   ...
> </select>
> <select text="Name of part3 of site">
>   <option value="www.project.org/directory/file.htm">   Part3.1</option>
>   ...
> </select>
> 
> to create _horizontal menu_ (menu in horizontal line) of site without JS
> (that is important for low-skill users).
> 
> Presence itself of attribute 'text' inside tag SELECT specify,
> that 'value' of OPTION contain address of document,
> which will be displayed, when user choose this OPTION.
> 
> Besides that, 'text' forces to demonstrate own values
> instead of value of first OPTION and
> abolish "arrow downwards" in image of SELECT.
> 
> It also forces to show list of OPTIONs at event "onmouseover",
> i.e. when user _touch_ (not press) element SELECT by mouse.
> 
> 
> Dmitry Turin
> http://html6.by.ru
> http://sql4.by.ru
> http://computer2.by.ru
> 
> 


<select> forms really don't make for good navigation, and they should be
accompanied by a proper submit button anyway.

If you want drop down navigation it's quite simple do it with <ul> and some
css.

If you don't think it's simple there's a half dozen websites that can
generate one for you.

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