Re: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

Todd Fahrner (fahrner@pobox.com)
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 00:05:31 -0700


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In-Reply-To: <01BCF9F1.1AA162B0.amarshal@usc.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 00:05:31 -0700
To: Andrew n marshall <amarshal@usc.edu>,
        "'David Norris'" <kg9ae@geocities.com>,
From: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Subject: RE: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

Andrew n marshall wrote, at 22:25 -0800 on 25.11.97:
 
> > 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.

Hey that's brilliant Andrew! I'm stuck in Mac-land at home tonight, so
can't evaluate as closely as I'd like, but you know CSS2 proposes a means
to a similar end: the "fixed" property:

http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-CSS2/flowobj.html#h-10.5.2

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