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Birdman




msg:1192265
 10:10 pm on Jan 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hello WW. I'm giving a site a facelift and would like to add a little spark to my menu without going the javascript image swap route.

Could the CSS gurus out there offer up some neat CSS button techniques?

Thanks!

 

SuzyUK




msg:1192266
 10:47 pm on Jan 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

Birdman there are many ways, but some of us don't want to tell all (I'm proud of one particular menu I built using CSS ;))...

however a good starting point is ALA's Taming Lists [alistapart.com]

and from then even without using lists just using:
a {display:block}
and giving it padding, width, borders then giving it different a:hover properties...it's up to you!

I was adamant I wanted a .gif to appear on hover and even though Opera doesn't support it, I got around it, but then even today I found a superb menu that looks like a 3D effect and is done purely using colors and borders so look around find a menu you like (without dropdowns as unfortunately this is not possible yet! - further menu choices that is, descriptions of links are possible) and try to reproduce.

Seriously though...
Sticky a link if you have a particular idea in mind or post link....

Suzy
<edit>re CSS pop ups [meyerweb.com] are possible to a certain degree</edit>

[edited by: SuzyUK at 12:28 am (utc) on Jan. 16, 2003]

Nick_W




msg:1192267
 12:04 am on Jan 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hi Birdman,

[webmasterworld.com...]
(from the library ;))

Nick

Birdman




msg:1192268
 2:42 am on Jan 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the link SuzyUK, it was a great start.

Nick, I guess I should have checked out the library. I've never even used the library, DOH :o

I appreciate the helpful links.

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