• Subject: Re: Simple (?) HTML problem
  • From: "Phil Groschwitz" <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 18:19:49 -0500

Someone once said statistics are often used the way a drunk uses a light
pole - more for support than illumination.

Phil

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Borts" <andrewb@setacorporation.com>
To: <WEB400@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 4:49 PM
Subject: RE: Simple (?) HTML problem


> OK - Public Political statement.  Netscape 6 Stinks a lot.  Statistics...
> 85% People use IE.  14% Use Netscape, 1% use Mac, and 4 People use
Netscape
> 6.
>
>
>
> Andrew Borts / E-Commerce Project Leader
> Seta Corporation
> 6400 East Rogers Circle
> Boca Raton, FL 33499
>
> E-mail: Andrewb@setacorporation.com
> Corporate web site http://www.setacorporation.com
> E-Commerce web site http://www.palmbeachjewelry.com
> Voice: 561-994-2660 Ext. 2211 / Fax: 561-997-0774
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Groschwitz [SMTP:phil@groschwitz.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 11:45 AM
> To: WEB400@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Simple (?) HTML problem
>
> OK, I may have a solution.
>
> But, you've got to use Netscape 6.
>
> That probably kills this solution, doesn't it.
>
> Here it is anyway:
>
> Use this stylesheet: (named jon.css)
> /********/
> P{
>  background-color:Aqua;
> }
>  TD
> {
>  font: 15px monospace;
>  white-space: pre;
> }
> /********/
>
> and this html (jon.htm) from Anton:
>
> /*********/
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>Jon</TITLE>
> <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="jon.css">
> </HEAD>
> <BODY>
> <TABLE>
> <P> Following is some data:</p>
>   <TR>
>     <TD>Heading</TD></TR>
>   <TR>
>     <TD>1  3        5</TD></TR>
>   <TR>
>     <TD>12345678901234567890</TD></TR>
>   <TR>
>     <TD>JK LMN O P QR </TD></TR>
>   <TR>
>     <TD>More test data</TD></TR>
>
> </TABLE>
>
> </BODY></HTML>
> /***********/
>
> This preserves the whitespace.  The only necessary stylesheet element is
> white-space: pre.  I included the others so you can tell if anything is
> working.
>
> whitespace is valid in CSS1 only.  And the only browser I could make it
> work
> in was Netscape 6.
>
> Phil
>
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Anton Gombkoto" <Anton.Gombkoetoe@avenum.com>
> To: <WEB400@midrange.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 3:59 AM
> Subject: RE: Simple (?) HTML problem
>
>
> >
> > >Replacing every space with &nbsp is just a pain but it looks
> > >like the only answer.
> >
> > Sorry about the <tt>; it looked so good.
> >
> > There's another solution by means of cascading style sheets, like
several
> > people said, where you can control almost everything concerning
> presentation.
> >
> > If that's suitable for you, (needs relatively modern browsers) i'm sure
> > that we all can work it out here. Everybody trying to put some piece of
> > code online should have the same problem.
> >
> > (I used <pre> for mine, but i didn't do it in a table; i used <pre> more
> > like <p>. And i was surprised that the w3c checker felt OK with <pre>
> > inside a <td>.)
> >
> >
> >
> > Mit freundlichen Grussen / best regards
> >
> > Anton Gombkoto
> >
> > Avenum Technologie GmbH
> > Wien - Mattsee - Stuttgart
> > e-mail Office   :       mailto:Anton.Gombkoetoe@avenum.com
> > Homepage        :       http://www.avenum.com
> >
> > Lest das Redbook / read the redbook "Who knew you could do that with
> RPG?":
> > http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg245402.html
> >
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