Rendering bug in IE version 6

 
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 6:35 am    Post subject: Rendering bug in IE version 6 Reply with quote
Apparently there's a bug in IE6 which causes problems for certain Drupal templates.

I've discovered this the hard way developing this site but have now incorporated a fix which was provided by the Drupal community. I've never actually seen the faulty rendering as none of the PCs to which I've got access has IE6 installed.

Could someone with IE6 have a look at the pages

Diabetes - Your Annual Review
Home-care - COLDS
Pre-Pregnancy Advice leaflet

(Menu/Advice leaflets/...)

and confirm that the topic text appears in the right-hand block and does not re-flow below the Menu block. None of the other pages is affected

Many thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 5:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
All the pages mentioned look OK

I whizzed thru the lot anyway and none affect the menu
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2007 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
That's great - thanks Rocky.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
All looking very fine, although you may wish to consider putting a "Skip to content" link in at the start of the page.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
I'm not exactly sure what you mean (it's been a long day). Would you mind elaborating please?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Sorry, not a problem to expand.

By having the menu on the left, this means it is usually first in the source too. Someone using a browser such as Lynx, or more likely someone using a Text-to-speech browser has to wade through the whole menu and preceding content before getting to the main content for that page - and they have to do that on each and every page, which means it can get very monotonous.

By having a "Skip to content" or "Skip links" link at the top of the source, they can select this and jump straight to the content. There are various ways of then hiding this link from the visual viewers to your site (Google is your friend here, as it will no doubt lead to a site that can explain all that better than what I can). In short, it aids accessibility, while not making any visual changes to the site - result!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Thanks for that.

It makes sense - I'll look into it.
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