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Re: indenting

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 1999 14:23:49 -0500
Message-ID: <384D5EC5.767F726E@clark.net>
To: Joan Piroch <d4951@sccoast.net>
CC: "Neff, Robert" <Robert.Neff@usmint.treas.gov>, "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, Jamie Fox <jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>
that's what I was going to suggest <g>

Joan Piroch wrote:
> 
> <tongue in cheek>
> 
> You can always try a bunch of &nbsp; 's
> 
> </tongue in cheek>
> 
> Paul
> 
> At 01:12 PM 12/7/99 -0500, Neff, Robert wrote:
> >Its not about whether or not your browser supports CSS, rather its about
> >what the corporate design standards are.  What jamie is asking is, "How do
> >you do this if you do not use CSS"
> >
> >               -----Original Message-----
> >               From:   Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org]
> >               Sent:   Tuesday, December 07, 1999 1:06 PM
> >               To:     Neff, Robert
> >               Cc:     w3c-wai-ig@w3.org; 'Joan Piroch'; Jamie Fox
> >               Subject:        RE: indenting
> >
> >               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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >               --Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org  phone:
> >+61 409 134 136
> >               W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
> >http://www.w3.org/WAI
> >               21 Mitchell Street, Footscray, VIC 3011,  Australia (I've
> >moved!)
> >
> >
> >

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