Re: PROPOSAL FOR A MULTI-COLUMN SELECT ELEMENT WITHIN A FORM

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Wed, 04 Sep 1996 10:50:28 -0400


Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19960904145028.0097229c@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 1996 10:50:28 -0400
To: Stewart Brodie <S.N.Brodie@ecs.soton.ac.uk>,
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: PROPOSAL FOR A MULTI-COLUMN SELECT ELEMENT WITHIN A FORM 
Cc: papresco@incontext.com, www-html@w3.org

At 11:25 PM 9/3/96 +0100, Stewart Brodie wrote:
>I've just gone around to another lab where there is a machine with
>Netscape 3 on it to look at the helper application thing and don't see
>anything with multiple columns in it ... unless you mean the single list
>with three manually aligned fields in it?

That's it. But since HTML doesn't have a way to manually align the fields, a
new element, or new extension to the existing one is probably required. All
he wants is a reliable way to represent multiple column options in a listbox.

 Paul Prescod