Message-ID: <01BCF9F1.1AA162B0.email@example.com> From: Andrew n marshall <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "'David Norris'" <email@example.com>, Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 22:25:50 -0800 Subject: RE: Header, Footer, and Sidebars On Tuesday, November 25, 1997 6:23 PM, David Norris [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote: > Has anyone worked on including some means for creating dockable headers, > footers, and sidebars in HTML or CSS? A dockable header, footer, and > sidebar would be helpful for HTML accessibility and backward compatibility. > This can be visually accomplished with frames, currently. Frames, however, <SNIP> This can be accomplished with careful uses of CSS-2. Here's is my one file frameset: http://www.media-electronica.com/~amarshal/Tests/divframes.html IE4 is the only UA that renders this properly. Note that much of the absolute positioning could be discarded if the 'available' values or unit were implemented as I suggested the other day in www-style. This would also allow more flexibility in the fonts. The current implementation requires all size values be in absolute coordinates or % of <BODY>, rather than conforming to the content (reasoning behind the overflow values. Andrew n marshall student - artist - programmer http://www.media-electronica.com/anm-bin/anm "Everyone a mentor, Everyone a pupil"