E-mail List Archives

Re: Making a grid of divs appear as a "table"


From: Tech
Date: Jul 12, 2008 10:50AM

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<body bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000">
<font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><br>
With respect to my own use of extra table as header?<br>
I've just noticed that Google, with all their coding horsepower, has
based their Google Doc's dashboard on nearly the same solution, using
dual tables.<br>
You need a gmail account to see google docs. bit of you have it,&nbsp; take
a look at their "Docs Home" explorer panes.&nbsp; </font><font
face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://docs.google.com">http://docs.google.com<;/a></font><br>
<font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><br>
It looks to be an accessibility nightmare in general,so I&nbsp; don't feel
so badly, having done all this work now. The only difference between
mine and theirs is that mine can be accessible, and it also actually
works. Note how their date column is squashed by the scroll bar( in all
browsers), no matter how you size the window.&nbsp; They will never fix that
without throwing out the entire scheme. Which is why they haven't fixed
it, you can be sure.&nbsp; They probably never noticed until a few months of
work went into this very complex, dynamic page.<br>