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RE: indenting

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 1999 13:05:53 -0500 (EST)
To: "Neff, Robert" <Robert.Neff@usmint.treas.gov>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, "'Joan Piroch'" <d4951@sccoast.net>, Jamie Fox <jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.9912071303240.31909-100000@tux.w3.org>
Assume that people who have browsers which do not support CSS are probably
not very interested in presentation controlled to the level provided by CSS.

Charles McCN

On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, Neff, Robert wrote:

  you cannot rely on CSS!  what are other options!
  
  /rob
  
  		-----Original Message-----
  		From:	Joan Piroch [mailto:d4951@sccoast.net]
  		Sent:	Tuesday, December 07, 1999 12:21 PM
  		To:	Jamie Fox
  		Cc:	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
  		Subject:	Re: indenting
  
  		At 03:13 PM 12/6/99 -0500, Jamie Fox wrote:
  		>I want to indent sections of a document without using
  spaces or some other 
  		>cheat.  I want to do something similar to what <blockquote>
  does.  Will 
  		><DIR> do it and how will it hold up on older browsers?
  Thanks for your 
  		>help.
  		>
  		>-Jamie Fox
  
  
  		>>CSS is what you want to use here. Something such as the
  following:
  
  
  		div.section1 {
  		             margin-left:20px
  		             }
  
  		in the head section or in a linked style sheet.
  
  
  		Then: <div
  		      class="section1">
  
  		in the code.
  
  		This will "degrade gracefully" in older browsers, although
  it will NOT be
  		indented.
  
  
  		HTH
  
  		Paul
  
  		
  

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