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Re: How do I give figure captions in Amaya?

From: Bill Braun <bbraun@hlthsys.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 07:31:13 -0500
Message-ID: <4B90F991.8000103@hlthsys.com>
To: Michael Friedman <michael.friedman@parellax.com>
CC: www-amaya@w3.org
I concur with Michael with a minor point of difference. Hearing what 
people are trying to do may provide insight into improvements for Amaya. 
That said, once down that path, it is likely impossible to prevent such 
discussion from turning exponential, landing us right where Michael 
cautions us not to go.

Bill B

Michael Friedman wrote:
> Is this really an Amaya issue?
>
> There are hundreds of ways to give a figure a caption in HTML and CSS.  It is up to you how to choose to do it.  Keith's method will work but it is absolutely not the only way or even the "right" way - there is no one right way... there are hundreds.
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> If Amaya does not support creating valid HTML then that's a bug.  If you can't figure out how to produce some valid HTML in Amaya then that's a good Amaya question.  
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> I'm not sure there's a lot of value to turning the list into an HTML how to forum though.
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> Thanks
> Mike
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> Michael Friedman
> Parellax Ltd.
> michael.friedman@Parellax.com
> Skype: Mike.Friedman
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-amaya-request@w3.org [mailto:www-amaya-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Keith Rubow
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 1:38 AM
> To: www-amaya@w3.org
> Subject: Re: How do I give figure captions in Amaya?
>
> Insert a 1x1 table (one row, one column), and be sure to check the "With 
> caption" box. Insert the image into the table. The table will contain a 
> caption (default is empty) above the table cell. Position the cursor in 
> the empty caption and enter the desired caption text. The default 
> caption position is top (above the table). You can select the caption 
> and insert an "align" attribute. Then select the attribute value from 
> the list to position the caption top, bottom, right or left of the table.
>
> Note: Amaya does not properly display right or left aligned captions, 
> but other browsers do. Personally, I would stick with top or bottom, 
> which is where most captions want to be. Set the table border width to 
> zero so all you see is the image and the caption text.
>
> Keith Rubow
>
> Alma Hunt wrote:
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>> I have created web pages using Amaya ver 11.3. Inserted an image to which I
>> need to give figure caption. How do I go about doing this?
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Received on Friday, 5 March 2010 12:31:40 UTC

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