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Re: RE: How do I give figure captions in Amaya?

From: C C Evans <translations@cechinatrans.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 13:12:25 +0000
To: "Michael Friedman" <michael.friedman@parellax.com>, 'Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo' <emmanuelle@sidar.org>, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u83refadngdzyw@mail.cechinatrans.demon.co.uk>
It was a general point. If there are gaps in the content or indexing of the help pages specific to Amaya, should consideration be given to filling them in? One such example was my question about creating our own "themes".

Christopher


On Fri, 05 Mar 2010 15:39:20 -0000, Michael Friedman <michael.friedman@parellax.com> wrote:

> Should the docs tell people how to use HTML to do specific tasks?  There are already great places to learn that.  For example, see http://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp.
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> Or should they be focused on "If you want to write arbitrary valid HTML here is how you do it."?
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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: Christopher Evans [mailto:christopher@cechinatrans.demon.co.uk]
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 11:06 PM
> To: Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo; 'Michael Friedman'; www-amaya@w3.org
> Subject: Re: RE: How do I give figure captions in Amaya?
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> I agree the forum should not be a place for requesting help, but the requests indicate that the possibility of gaps in or poor indexing of the help pages should be considered.
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> Best regards,
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> Christopher
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> On Fri, 05 Mar 2010 10:59:06 -0000, Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo <emmanuelle@sidar.org> wrote:
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>> Hi all,
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>> I agree with Michael. It not seem a good idea to turning the list into an HTML how to forum though.
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>> But about how to make a caption for a figure, there are a better and more elegant solution than use a table. An example is the Bert Bos's CSS examples: http://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/figures
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>> Please, don't use tables for layout purpose only.
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>> This thread suggests to me that would be useful in documenting Amaya recommend to those who will use it to consult WCAG.
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>> Best regards,
>> Emmanuelle
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>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo
>> Directora de la Fundación Sidar
>> Coordinadora del Seminario SIDAR
>> www.sidar.org
>> email: coordina@sidar.org / emmanuelle@sidar.org
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>> -----Mensaje original-----
>> De: www-amaya-request@w3.org [mailto:www-amaya-request@w3.org] En nombre de Michael Friedman
>> Enviado el: viernes, 05 de marzo de 2010 3:16
>> Para: www-amaya@w3.org
>> Asunto: RE: How do I give figure captions in Amaya?
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>> Is this really an Amaya issue?
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>> 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?
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>> 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.
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>> 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
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>> Alma Hunt wrote:
>>> 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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