[aida] Using WebComponent for input objects

Rob Rothwell r.j.rothwell at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 17:10:43 CEST 2008


On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Stefan Schmiedl <s at xss.de> wrote:

> On Sun, 6 Jul 2008 10:41:34 -0400
> "Rob Rothwell" <r.j.rothwell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Nico tells me all I need is a good weekend... ;)
>
> nah ... browse through the CSS stuff at w3schools.com, to get an inkling
> of what kind of properties there are. They are not as many as they look
> like. Next remember some simple rules for selecting elements:
>
> .identifier {} refers to all elements with class="identifier"
> #identifier {} refers to the single element with id="identifier"
> identifier {} refers to all elements with tag <identifier>
>
> You can enumerate several selectors to assign them the same
> rule
>        .class , .id , tag { whatever: value; }
>
> You can make finer distinctions by specifying hierarchies
>
>        div.nav a { display: block; }
>
> renders the links in <div class="nav"><a>1</a><a>2</a></div>
> as blocks, i.e. one atop another.
>
> That's about the 20% of CSS knowledge that get 80% of the work done.
>
> Do yourself a favor and
>  * learn to use firebug
>  * require your users to run Firefox, Safari or Opera
>  * shoo^H^H^H^H ignore them if they have problems with IE6 or older


Not a problem; I am writing internal applications in a hospital!

Would you recommend Firefox 3.0 or just stick with the general release for
now?

Any suggestions on learning to use firebug (this lets you "inspect" the
generated elements, yes?)

Thanks!

Rob


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