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

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 13:47:34 -0400 (EDT)
To: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0007201347220.7512-100000@tux.w3.org>
(I take it that it worked ;-)

Cheers

Chaals

On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, Bruce Bailey wrote:

  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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Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
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