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Amidst the madness - my attempt (16 posts)

  1. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Hi all.
    Im new to this, haven't been blogging for more than a week.
    It's not even a week. Yet.
    I beginning to like this, having a page where I can put my thoughts and such. Semipersonal stuff...
    If you decide to stop by, please consider the fact that I by now probably hate IE, and haven't really fixed the glitch yet. Although it looks fine in Firefox. And there probably are hundreds of tiny puny details that I haven't fixed or even seen yet... Any critique / ideas / suggestion is welcomed.
    The address is a tricky one. It's just a temporary one.
    So is the title...
    Cheers, Koads.
    http://zen.mmedu.net/~koads/blog_02/

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    menu div ... I have these attributes in the css
    position: absolute;
    right: 100px;
    top: 208px;
    Would something like that help ?
    And I love that graphic! It's wonderful!

  3. Cena
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I agree..it's a nice design, clean and minimal. However...the sidebar is overlapping your main content (in Firefox).

  4. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thanks.
    Cena: Thats only temporary, when i try to fix the shitty IE-glitch.
    Podz: No, it didn't work. Sadly.

  5. Anavy
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Try this CSS changes:

    #rap {
    padding: 0;
    margin: auto;
    width: 700px;
    position: relative;
    }
    #menu {
    width: 140px;
    position: absolute;
    text-align: right;
    background-color: rgb(192,211,226);
    top: 0;
    right: 0;
    }

    This way, #menu is Absolutely positioned Relative to #rap.

  6. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Sadly no. Im beginning to think that I need to make redirection-thingy as an index.php and have 2 stylesheets...
    But it makes no sense, why shouldn't this be possible to do ?
    Is there a bug in IE's CSSrenderengine ?

  7. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Yes, IE has lots of box, padding and float problems. Check out http://www.positioniseverything.net they have some IE hacks that could help. Good luck

  8. carthik
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Looks great!
    Did you get that banner image from some archives or collection. If yes, could you please share that site with us?
    Good job.

  9. Anavy
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    koads:
    I've tinkered your CSS file in several places (not very elegantly), killed some paddings and used the "!important" toggle for some values that Mozilla sees and IE don't.
    It look OK now on IE6, Mozilla 1.6 and Firefox .8 but I need some mail address for passing it to you...

  10. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    2fargon: Thanks ! Did I get the image from an archive ? Both sadly and gladly no. Since I made it myself, i have to rely on my inspiration in order to get a new headerimage. And there lies the problem, my inspiration has always been a bit unreliable. But because of this I can always be sure that the image is not copyrighted and such...
    Anavy: Thanks ! It's very kind of you to "mess" with my file and getting it working. Since I don't seem to be able to myself...
    If you could mail it to koads_2008@yahoo.com, I would be most grateful.
    Thanks !

  11. Anavy
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    koads, did you receive the css file?

  12. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    No, but i realized that that mailadress could be wrong.
    Try koads_2008@yahoo.se instead.
    Thanks !

  13. rpeeck
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I like, but in IE 6.x your sidebar kinda "fell" ... it doesnt start until you get to the last post
    sorry, i have no clue how to fix... i suck @ CSS <shrug> :-P

  14. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thanks, rpeeck.
    This IE6.x thingy is my main design concern and at the top
    of my evergrowing roadmap.

  15. Anavy
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    koads, I've just resent the file to you.

  16. koads
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thanks, Phpneobyte.
    All it needed was the float: right;
    That pretty much shows how deep my knowledge of CSS is.
    I don't know whether it will look good in say, Safari or IE3. but it sure looks ok in my Ie6, Opera and Firefox.
    Now I can focus on the content and the goodies...
    Thanks All !
    Koads
    http://zen.mmedu.net/~koads/blog_02

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