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RE: indenting

From: Jamie Fox <jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 09:12:50 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF415C.679CF700.jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov>
To: "'bbailey@clark.net'" <bbailey@clark.net>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I had considered using tables but they are large documents with up to five 
levels of indenting.  Besides the burden on downloading the files via dial 
in accounts in the field, our main audience, browsers seem to choke up a 
bit on large tables.  I've decided that in this instance the document would 
not likely suffer significantly from the use of an older browser not 
capable of supporting css.  Thanks for the suggestion though.


-----Original Message-----
From:	Bruce Bailey [SMTP:bbailey@clark.net]
Sent:	Tuesday, December 07, 1999 6:18 PM
To:	'Jamie Fox'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject:	RE: indenting


But I don't understand why you could not just put the section in question
in a two column table (border="0" of course).  (The first column could
contain just "&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp" -- or you could use the width
attribute.)  Using tables in this fashion is only a P3 violation.  This is
certainly stylistically better than using blockquote or dir (although clear 
NOT as good as using CSS).

On Tuesday, December 07, 1999 6:05 PM, Jamie Fox
[SMTP:jfox@fenix2.dol-esa.gov] wrote:
> Thanks for everyone's help.  I've decided to go with a style sheet.
> is a really helpful site at
> The article seems old but it served it's purpose quite well for me.
> -Jamie Fox
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Joan Piroch [SMTP:d4951@sccoast.net]
> Sent:	Tuesday, December 07, 1999 12:21 PM
> To:	Jamie Fox
> Cc:	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: indenting
> At 03:13 PM 12/6/99 -0500, Jamie Fox wrote:
>> I want to indent sections of a document without using spaces or some
>> cheat.  I want to do something similar to what <blockquote> does.  Will
>> <DIR> do it and how will it hold up on older browsers?  Thanks for your
>> help.
>> -Jamie Fox
Received on Wednesday, 8 December 1999 09:11:31 UTC

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