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A new www authoring TBD


July 28, 2015, 4:48 pm

*web fonts* The web page runs to Walgreen's for a font. If Walgreen's is out of stock, bad luck, unreadable web page. Evidence that learning sophisticated web-page design causes traumatic brain... Read more »

Design criteria for web sites


July 27, 2015, 9:20 pm

In order of importance: Tier One 1. Content; a reason for existing 2. Readability: contrast, font style and size, line lengths functional on various viewports 3. Communication: transmit the... Read more »

Converting Stars to Bulleted Text


July 26, 2015, 2:30 pm

Hi I have a csv file which one of its column includes multi-line text, one text phrase and few lines list, each one is starting with star (*). This content has to be converted to reach HTML text.... Read more »

Web Design - The First 100 Years


July 25, 2015, 1:44 pm

'Web Design: The First 100 Years [Idle Words]. The 1995 page style is a design statement. This is a great talk, well worth reading, especially if you want framing for why the glibertarian squillio... Read more »

Instant web-page appearance?


July 18, 2015, 11:28 pm

Is there any way to make a web page display something instantly while loading? (to avoid frustrating the instant generation) Maybe just, wait a moment, please, I'll be right with you. MasonC ht... Read more »

Validator go fish -- let's have fun


July 18, 2015, 11:23 pm

My 1,967-line html has 540 errors and 85 warnings. I'll not fix a one. What a pleasure it is to make an html that is to be Kindle'd. MasonC http://frontal-lobe.info Read more »

Kindle authors: a warning


July 12, 2015, 8:31 pm

I learned, the hard way, that one must take care not to create a defective Kindle book. Updates are not automatically distributed. Defectives updated do not disappear. Once a reader has a vers... Read more »

one form per tr


July 7, 2015, 6:01 pm

Is it possible to do this? Is form a valid child of table or tr elements, such that I can wrap all the td within a row in a single form? It seems somewhat counter intuitive to have to create one ... Read more »

HTML for Kindle

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June 30, 2015, 9:41 pm

This place is kinda dead so I'll use the vacuum to ask: Anyone have an interest in problems of creating an HTML for conversion to Kindle? (yes, I'm working on one) MasonC http://frontal-lobe.inf... Read more »

About MathML


June 28, 2015, 4:25 am

I understand that the W3C and the ISO have now ratified a version of MathML as a part of the HTML5 specification. Or perhaps I misunderstand, cf. . Anyway, as This specification of the markup lang... Read more »

HTML,CSS, & JavaScript Source Code Minifiers & Compressors


June 26, 2015, 5:46 pm

www.whak.ca/minify/HTML.htm www.whak.ca/minify/CSS.htm www.whak.ca/minify/JavaScript.htm This script can take your entire web page or just a tiny piece of code and minify it or compress (Bzip, L... Read more »

Range slider stuck in Chrome on OSX


June 25, 2015, 8:05 am

Hello, in Google Chrome Version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit) on OSX Yosemite 10.10.1, after clicking on range slider elements in html forms, the slider knob stays stuck on the x-position of the mouse po... Read more »

Frontal Lobe (R) Announcement


June 24, 2015, 2:47 am

My web site refurbishment is 99.4% complete. It has 1,626 files in; 62 directories: 575 html, 946 jpg, 99 gif, 2 css, 1 htaccess, 2 txt I claim the largest personal, hand-tooled site on the i... Read more »

ANN: Subhash Browser & Feed Reader app


June 12, 2015, 7:55 pm

Hi group, * PDF intro: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B17...=sharing&pli=1 * Video demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz0R6SbM5uE * APK file: http://forum.xda-developers.com/android/ap... Read more »

ANN: Running User JavaScript in Android possible with Subhash Browser &...


June 12, 2015, 7:45 pm

Hello group, My Android browser app supports User JS and User CSS. Copy your JS and CSS files to the namesake folder of the app and the files will be automatically available in a menu. Files start... Read more »

How to sort files: used, not-used?


June 11, 2015, 11:43 pm

I am finished with redesign of a website that has 595 files. My problem is that I no longer use many of the files, and have added some new ones. Many (499?) are not a problem, but... Is there an... Read more »

Mobile site alternative?


May 27, 2015, 7:57 pm

Warning: this is a troll. Would there be value in having two site designs, one for desktop (real PC's) and one for mobiles (toy PC's ?). The little index page would only have two buttons for ma... Read more »

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 »

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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>>>> 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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Instant web-page appearance?


Is there any way to make a web page display something instantly while loading? (to avoid frustrating the instant generation) Maybe just, wait a moment, please, I'll be right with you. MasonC ht... 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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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 »