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RE: Fixed header area

From: Klaas De Waele <klaas@gracegraphics.be>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 11:02:16 +0200
Message-ID: <F16ABE403FD3D311A61500608CC0D1670C1B01@pdc>
To: "'HARRIS Rachel D'" <rachel.d.harris@co.multnomah.or.us>, "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
You could resort to a javascript, though I must say I quite fancy frames.
Which disadvantages do you run into?


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Van: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]Namens
Verzonden: donderdag 19 april 2001 22:25
Aan: www-html@w3.org
Onderwerp: Fixed header area

We are converting an application to a thin client web application.  Our
users are not very web savvy in some cases and while they are willing to
scroll some, they want long pages but want the header to stay put.  An
example of what we'd have in the header area would be the client's name and
brief information, along with quick and advanced search, and a few
navigational tabs.

There are disadvantages to frames and we cannot think of any other solution
so am throwing it open to this group.

Thanks for any and all help.

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		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Christopher Robbins [mailto:grogg@rsub.com]
		Sent:	Thursday, April 19, 2001 3:07 AM
		To:	cameron@cdbdesign.net
		Cc:	www-html@w3.org
		Subject:	RE: Positioning fixed width content in the
center of the page

		On  Christopher Robbins <grogg@rsub.com> wrote:
		>Pure css method:
		>See http://glish.com/css/3.asp for a pure css approach to
what you want to do. 
		>Got this via http://www.zeldman.com/exit.html
		>(Zeldman bien sur)
		>Love, Christopher

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