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Re: Fixing the TOC issues

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 08:22:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPoSdVPDity1A-SndXMz+rj9MQ=AHL58GjVcXSAgvo1kSg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Cc: WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Thanks Lea!
I prefer this over a narrower content area.

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:13 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> As you might have noticed there are several issues with the TOC pushing
> down content with clear:both; or content overlapping it (e.g. flags).
> Yesterday I tried to solve those issues, by moving the TOC outside the
> content div (but inside the content area) and making it scroll on the free
> space to the right of the content, as the page is scrolled. Doug suggested
> I move it outside the content area entirely, so I made a quick mockup which
> you can find here [1]. It’s not perfect but it should give you a rough idea
> of how it will look.
> The issue with that is that it requires a pretty large resolution so we
> would have to move it in the content area for resolutions < 1440px wide
> anyway. Also, I don't like the contrast of the dot with the background
> colors, but this could perhaps be fixed, maybe by tweaking its design a
> bit. The problem with my original approach is that it makes the content
> narrower.
> Thoughts? Do you prefer this idea or do you think the TOC inside the
> content area would work better?
> [1]: http://docs.webplatform.org/test/css/properties/border-radius
> Lea Verou
> W3C developer relations
> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
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