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A note from the editors: While excellent for its time, this article may not reflect modern best practices. One of the questions I get asked the most often regarding my personal site’s design is the following: How do you get the right column’s background color to extend all the way down the page?
Sliding Doors of CSS (Part I) introduced a new technique for creating visually stunning interface elements with simple, text-based, semantic markup. In Part II, we’ll push the technique even further. If you haven’t read Part I yet, you should read it now. Here, we’ll cover a new scenario where no tab is highlighted, combine Sliding Doors with a single-image rollover, provide a fix for the clickable region in IE/Win, and suggest an alternate method of targeting tabs. We’ll skip a basic recap of the technique (see Part I for this) in favor of jumping right back in where we left off.
What is it? Vischeck is a way of showing you what things look like to someone who is color blind . You can try Vischeck online- either run Vischeck on your own image files or run Vischeck on a web page .
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What is this about? The CSS Table Gallery is a showcase of how CSS and data tables can work together to create usable and pretty results. Every once in a while there are emails on discussion lists asking for nicely designed tables and they are prone to go off-topic and ending in a holy war why tables are bad and why you shouldn't use them.