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RE: How do I use CSS to fake a button?

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 13:42:15 -0400
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000c01bff271$d7c680c0$53fe330a@msde>
Thanks very much!  pwKiosk is CSS-compliant -- and that's all I care about
for this particular project!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org]
> Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2000 11:38 AM
> To: Bruce Bailey
> Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: RE: How do I use CSS to fake a button?
>
>
> Well, if you have a CSS-compliant browser then it is easy. But nobody does
> :-(
>
> So if you have one that supports floats, you can do the
> following. Split your
> text into two <div>s
>
> For the first one, make it class="left" (for example) and then use
>
>  .left { float: left ; width: 50% }
>
> This works on a collection of Netscape and IE versions, as well
> as some other
> browsers, but notable new exception is Mac IE 5 (they must have
> changed the
> code - floats did work in earlier versions) and something else
> taht I don't
> recall right now...
>
> Charles McCN
>
> On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, Bruce Bailey wrote:
>
>   I owe a great deal of thanks to Karl Hufthammer.  My pwKiosk pages are
>   coming together, but I am just about out of time on a very hard
> deadline.
>   Apologies for abusing the list this way, but:
>
>   How do I use CSS to put running text into two columns
> (newspaper style).  I
>   could just use a table with two cells, but StyleSheets have
> done everything
>   else I wanted so far...
>
>   I believe this question was answered before, but I can't find it.
>
>   BTW, the site in question (not much there really, but its a start) is at
>   URL:
>   http://www.dors.state.md.us/mrc/
>   Links of class "ez_menu" are incorporated into the "EZ Access" switch
>   scanning.
>   Anything of class "ez_text" is spoken.
>   --
>   Cheers,
>   Bruce
>
>
>
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