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From: Richard Riley <rileyrgdev@googlemail.com>
To: Sebastian Rose <sebastian_rose@gmx.de>
Cc: org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Richard Riley <rileyrgdev@googlemail.com>
Subject: Re: export and containers
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 09:03:58 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <49ab92ef.0407560a.4681.543e@mx.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87eixikd1u.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ> (Sebastian Rose's message of "Sat, 28 Feb 2009 12:37:17 +0100")

Sebastian Rose <sebastian_rose@gmx.de> writes:

> Richard Riley <rileyrgdev@googlemail.com> writes:
>> It's been a while since I've looked at my org set up. One thing that
>> always struck me as a bit hacky was my use of
>>
>> :preamble "<div id='content'>
>>
>> and the corresponding postamble to enclose the exported web pages into a
>> "container" div. Is there a better way to do this? I would think it
>> would be a common enough need that by default or via an option all html
>> should be enclosed in a "webcontainer" ID.
>
> While one container around everything makes it possible to center the
> page horizontally, two containers make it possible to center the page
> vertically as well.
>
> If we would go and change the structure once again, I'd even suggest the
> following:
>
> <body>
>   <div id="percent-50">         -- center the page if desired
>     <div id="wrap">             -- center the page if desired

Why always IDs as opposed to classes?

Can css selectors select based on a part of a name? If not then there is
no link between column-1 and column-2. e.g in this convention how does
one create a common style for all columns or all "sec-" objects?

>
>       <div id="column-1">       -- Help with fixed TOC
>         <div id="table-of-contents">
>           the toc
>         </div>
>       </div>
>
>       <div id="column-2">       -- Help with fixed TOC
>         All the rest of the content goes here
>       </div>
>
>       <div id="postamble">
>         postamble
>       </div>
>
>     </div>
>   </div>
> </body>
>
>
>
> Having two boxes for the TOC would make the fixed TOC work in IE. In
> general, I prefere to use two kinds of Boxes:
>
>   - one for positioning, floating and so on. This one should have _no_
>     padding or margin at all!

Can one not simply use .body for that?

>   - one for margin, padding, styling.
>
> I found, this is the only way to reliably enforce a layout across
> browsers.
>
>
> column-1 and column-2 are for that very reason. All we can do to put the
> TOC to the left or right is, to add margins to the body or the level 1
> contents, and place it there. This is, what causes the problems with the
> fixed TOC in IE. `column-1' and `column-2' (and `postamble') make it
> possible, to adjust the layout in various common ways.
>
> The `percent-50' (oh what a name) and `wrap' are just there, to be able
> to center the whole page horizontally _and_ veritcally.

>
>
> Best,
>
> --
> Sebastian Rose, EMMA STIL - mediendesign, Niemeyerstr.6, 30449 Hannover
> Tel.:  +49 (0)511 - 36 58 472
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>

-- 
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-03-02  8:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-28 10:29 Richard Riley
2009-02-28 11:37 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-02-28 19:23   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-28 21:09     ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02  8:03   ` Richard Riley [this message]
2009-03-02  9:29     ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 11:11       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-02 11:58         ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 13:10           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-02 16:00             ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 17:03               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-02 18:12                 ` Richard Riley
2009-03-02 18:56                   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 20:22                     ` Richard Riley
2009-03-03  0:52                       ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-03  1:16                         ` Richard Riley
2009-03-03 10:02                           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-03 10:14                             ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-03 10:50                               ` Carsten Dominik
2009-03-03 10:57                             ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 19:03                   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 18:54                 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 19:06                   ` Sebastian Rose
2009-03-02 14:38       ` Richard Riley
2009-03-02 16:50         ` Sebastian Rose

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