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Server Side Includes


May 24, 2015, 5:54 am

It works for me. I'm on my way. However it requires an S .shtml My .htaccess in my directory is: # ForceNoProxy On ErrorDocument 404 /badpage.html Options +Includes AddType text/html shtml A... Read more »

Server Side Includes fast of slow?


May 22, 2015, 8:06 pm

I have many of pages with three columns (or divs). Two or repeated on all pages. One is unique to that page. I think I could use server-side includes for the two repeaters. Would this slow down p... Read more »

Please recommend how to redesign site


May 19, 2015, 1:24 am

I have an aged, table-formatted site. It was done manually. Doremi will remember it: http://frontal-lobe.info A change in site content and emphasis is due. Should I use a design/writing prog... Read more »

Article: To Markup or to Markdown?


May 9, 2015, 9:26 pm

To Markup or to Markdown? Many digital publishers agree HTML5 is one of the best mediums not only for outputting ebook content but for authoring it, too. Personally, I’m not so sure. URL: htt... Read more »

Spacers are bad-How to line up text?


May 7, 2015, 12:03 am

How do I push a few lines of text to the right, so it lines up? I have a page with text and photos. The first photo is on the right, the 2nd is on the left of the text. The text flows around the gra... Read more »

RFC: Google's recommended META viewport tag


April 24, 2015, 3:45 am

In conjunction with their recent Search algorithm recalibration, Google are urging to improve the experience of mobile users by adding to one's HEAD: After following that advice for the 200 or so ... Read more »

screen.width v screen.availwidth


April 22, 2015, 8:47 am

The following HTML, sorry for the wrapping sWidth = screen.width; /* sWidth = screen.availwidth; */ fSize = parseInt(sWidth/52); document.write(''); document.write('body { font-s... Read more »

Hide HTML/JavaScript/Text In An Image


April 9, 2015, 11:04 pm

http://www.scriptcompress.com/PNG-Packer.htm is a web tool I made that will pack your HTML source code into an actual PNG or convert to XML for a SVG image on http://www.scriptcompress.com/HTML-to-SV... Read more »

footer position when printing a html page


March 30, 2015, 3:09 pm

Hi, The content of my website displays in a browser perfectly. When the users go to print they waste paper and ink printing the header and nav bars. I a dded a @media print section to my style.... Read more »

OT2 Browsers


March 5, 2015, 7:46 pm

Which browser is best? I have been using Opera for many years. I love Opera for its freedom from junk and ease of use. Chrome, Firefox, and MSIE I cannot tolerate for a number of reasons. Perhap... Read more »

OT opinions re Newsgroups vs Google Groups?

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February 22, 2015, 10:15 pm

Any opinions? Should I abandon Newsgroups? MasonC --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. http://www.avast.com Read more »

Decimal point alignment in a table

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February 9, 2015, 8:38 pm

After simplification, I have 1.0123.67 22.51.6 What do I need to do to get the decimal points to line up vertically? I'm sure I've seen it described somewhere,... Read more »

Help to get graphics centered in viewport ...


February 1, 2015, 3:29 am

Here's a simple memorial page with four photos, not of especial interest except perhaps to folks familiar with the subjects -- -- about which I'd like to ask: what HTML (or, if necessary, STYLE= a... Read more »

Here's a unique use for a table ...

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January 26, 2015, 4:40 am

I just ran across the following interesting use of a single-celled table -- to form the enclosing dark-bordered box for an In Memoriam dedication: Certainly not tabular data -- unless you think of ... Read more »

WTF is behavior trigger.htc?


January 16, 2015, 6:06 am

In a menu I'm using the code has this line in it: body From a little research, I've learned that this is specific to IE. That the htc files are primarily for ... Read more »

About Tables and rows of data, gettting row select events and updating the ...


January 15, 2015, 9:13 pm

I want to create a table of rows and columns of text. I want to know when the user has select a row as an event I want to be able to update the table in real time (asynchrnously) How does html5 ha... Read more »

html5?


January 15, 2015, 9:05 pm

Is it appropriate to ask html5 questions here? (I know... I just did.) -- ------------------------------ If you believe you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify t... Read more »

Convert HTML To A SVG Image


January 5, 2015, 9:00 pm

http://www.scriptcompress.com/HTML-to-SVG-Image.htm Convert HTML source code to a SVG image. HTML code is compressed (if over 1 0KB) and then set up to be injected to a foreign object (foreignObjec... Read more »

OT: Curious UI dialog booboo


December 15, 2014, 5:07 am

While I was downloading a map recently in an Open Street Maps application, the software, thinking it had run into a possible snag, offered to giving as options [OK] (which, I guess, approves cancel... Read more »

OT: getting IE 11 to display TITLE in its title bar

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December 5, 2014, 6:55 pm

(OT)Testing the appearance of one of my web pages in IE 11 yesterday, I noticed that the page's TITLE element wasn't showing up in IE's title bar. I sought in vain for an IE 11 setting to Display T... Read more »

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CSS Dock Menu placement


There is a CSS dock menu described at: http://www.ndesign-studio.com/blog/mac/css-dock-menu and demo'ed at: http://www.ndesign-studio.com/demo/css-dock-menu/css-dock.html (although the bottom demo i... Read more »

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HTML 5.0

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hi, I have a job interview this afternoon, they want familiarity with HTML 5.0.. I can't even find a doctype for HTML 5.0.. http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html I usu. use XHTML 1.0.. ... Read more »

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Re: Make HTML code show up on the web


Bob writes: How do you deal with displaying in HTML code with this method? Why do you hate escaping < as < - if it's because it's a pain to write every time, then use a method for generating t... Read more »

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Colspan - rowspan HTML Table


Hello! I'm trying to make a sort of online page building system. In order to do this, I represent my page using a HTML table. One of the most basic templates would be a page divided in six equally pr... Read more »

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Best replacement for frame sets?


As you know HTML framesets are available for dividing the content of a web page into several independent parts. That useful when I click on a link in frame1 I can load the new page into frame2. Howe... Read more »

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Positioning text, iframes & pictures on webpages (only) with <div>...


Assume I want to put multiple text paragraphs, pictures and on a webpage. I don't want to let the browser to decide how all the stuff is put on which place. I want to tell him: Put iframe on a place... Read more »

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Infinitely many primes of the form p=6k-1.


Task:Prove infinitely many primes of the form p=3D6k-1. Argument: a) Suppose there are just a finite number of these primes, say p1, ..., pn. Let a=3Dp...p. b) Rationally, a =3D (=961)modulo 6. c) If... Read more »

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image alt style pop up for text


hi, in html, how do i create a pop up description box for text. i want, in the same way that when you write the image alt tag and the user rolls the cursor over the image a pop up box appears, but fo... Read more »

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table inside form?


It is ok tu use a table tag inside a form tag? (you know, you do not use h2 inside p, etc...) -- Luciano A. Ferrer laferrerQuiTadme@SacaDMEgmail.com ... un todo en uno y uno en todo Read more »

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Prevent word wrap in a table cell


Hi, all! I have a question. I am designing a listing similar to a phone book in HTML. Each listing has periods following it, but they must extend to the end of the table cell, and not wrap. Is ther... Read more »

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How can eliminate "binary" data from an HTML file?

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Hello All: A Unix mailer I use is complaining that I have binary data in a particular html file and is refusing to mail it. I looked line by line with wordpad, notepad, etc. but cannot find the offen... Read more »

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DHTML Notes and Information


Hello All, Could some one send me information on DHTML tutorials where I can leand the differences between html and dhtml. Thanks, -------------------------------------------------------------------... Read more »

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Scripting Issue


On this page (http://www.cerm.info/email_cerm.htm) one does not need to enter in their email address but I would like to change the script so they need the @ in the field. How can I do this? Yes th... Read more »

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PDF embedded opening in new window

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I'm embedding an Acrobat file in the page with When I test it, it opens as I would expect it. That is, embedded within the page. When my friend tests it on her computer a new window opens with the... Read more »

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CMS vs. HTML


Okay I figured this was the group with the experts. If I switched to a CMS system like Word press I take it I will lose all my URL's right? For example there are many that link to my files below. I... Read more »

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>>>> LEXMARK DOWNLOAD <<<<


Lexmark provides download of all its printer drivers as well as the related software through it website. You can get those downloads even without visiting the site by typing this URL into your browse... Read more »

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Simple (!) HTML/PERL code fpr uploading files through web pages entyr field...


I want to offer a possibility to upload a file on a certain (password protected) web page. Ok, I have seen a lot of hugo perl libraries which offer such a functionality. But I am not the administrato... Read more »

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I have soooo many pics of Marge Simpson masturbating


As our treat, i have soooo many pics of Maggie Simpson masturbating Masturbate to this at http://toonTOON.COM/ximpsons?user=paulb&pass=climbed669 (we cracked the password!! ;) Or try http://comicsorg... Read more »