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#41220: Some devices that read .mobi files (Palm T|X, for example) can show color images. It'd be nice to have that as an option (or default if it cau...more...
B5.0
07-Nov-09
0

#41221: On your erratum form, don't require a page number for .mobi files (or add a MOBI entry field, although that's most likely useless.)--Ken Weinert

B5.0
07-Nov-09
0

#41223: In the .mobi all figures restart at 1 (ie, PDF page 76 has Figure 5.1, that same figure is Figure 1 in the .mobi.--Ken Weinert

B5.0
07-Nov-09
0
#41243: .mobi version: In chapter 12, in the paragraph right after the h2 CSS example at the beginning of the chapter, the end of the next paragraph ...more...
B5.0
08-Nov-09
0

#41625: Image span:

The markup for the foodbox_header says:

<h1><a id="foodbox_header" href="/">Foodbox<span></a></h1>

missing the </span>
--Ken Weinert

B5.0
25-Nov-09
0
#41626: the section on style guides in the paragraph that starts The whole point of a style guide is to create has "organization" spelled as "o...more...
B5.0
25-Nov-09
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#41627: .mobi edition: Style section right after the #main a:link:after, #main a:visited:after css segment there is: Missing: this figure i...more...
B5.0
25-Nov-09
0
#41628: .mobi edition Talking about IE8 there is text that says: and the W3C Selectors API, with limited support for the W3C Cascading Style She...more...
B5.0
25-Nov-09
0

#41629: Chapter 22
Recommended Reading

Missing: Need descriptions for these
--Ken Weinert

B5.0
25-Nov-09
0

#41630: .mobi edition

General Web-Design Blogs

Color Resources
Missing: Need cites for these
--Ken Weinert

B5.0
25-Nov-09
0

#41631: .mobi edition

Websites

Technical Books
Missing: Need cites for these
--Ken Weinert

B5.0
25-Nov-09
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#47530: +z$8frZdyL%68pSU/:>w<:E3.lG-!XIB--aNwyWmbDSAXCeOISvCN

P1.0
10-Sep-11
17
#41222: In the .mobi edition, where the PDF has (see Figure 2.1, on page 19) the .mobi says (see Figure Our_stakeholders_deemed_this_design_too_boring...more...
B5.0
07-Nov-09
20

#45382: On page 20, erratum: "you will to get a feel".--Ellie Hunt

P1.0
17-Oct-10
20

#41577: In the box there is a typo, "It’s can be tough to deal with the...". It should be "It" rather than "It's".--Joe Rozner

B5.0
19-Nov-09
23
#48555: In the sidebar, first line "It's can be tough to deal with the odd requests you get from your clients." should be "It can be tough to deal wit...more...
P1.0
20-Jan-12
45

#37896: Footnote at bottom is all run together, without spaces--Charlie O'Keefe

B4.0
23-Feb-09
67

#37904: Footnote 2 is on page 67, even though it's referenced on page 66--Charlie O'Keefe

B4.0
23-Feb-09
83

#45383: On page 83, "rulers topx" sounds suspicious, but I can't confirm that it is incorrect that because I don't have Photoshop.--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
86

#41774: Missing space: "Begin by changing the units for the rulers topx using ..." should read "Begin by changing the units for the rulers to px using ..."--Xavier Masdeu

B5.0
10-Dec-09
134

#45384: On page 134, "you can links to".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
134

#42083: 'You can links to other documents on the same server, other servers, or even pots on the same page.'--malcolm rowley - mkr@trilobyte.co.uk

P1.0
15-Jan-10
135
#41624: Reply to Brian. There seems to be a discrepancy. The version number above says October 30, 2009 B5.0 but both my PDF and .mobi version say ...more...
B5.0
25-Nov-09
142
#41937: In the box explaining Entity Codes, the third paragraph is explaining the use of curly quotes and rather than giving the entity code, as the r...more...
P1.0
28-Dec-09
192
#41697: You switch from working on layout.css in the previous chapter to working on style.css in this one but make no mention of it (or the correspond...more...
B5.0
03-Dec-09
192

#41698: It would be nice to have a link to download the images used in this chapter (similar to your links for the code).--Kevin Hollingsworth

B5.0
03-Dec-09
194

#45385: On page 194, the <span> tag looks wrong.--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
198

#45386: On page 198, "origination's" should probably read "organization's".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
200
#42810: The whole point of a style guide is to create a consistent presentation throughout all of an origination’s publications and communications. ...more...
P1.0
17-Apr-10
203

#45387: On page 203, the sentence beginning with "Some CSS..." should not be placed in paragraph tags.--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
227
#42146: The IE8 default was changed just before it was released and so it does apply the standards by default. You need to put the browser into compat...more...
P1.0
22-Jan-10
231

#45388: On page 231, it should read "other ways than color".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
246

#45389: On page 246, "user[active]" should read "user_active".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
277

#45390: On page 277, "related to [your] site's design".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
289

#45391: On page 289, "turns [out] this".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10
290
#41634: I find figure 21.1 a bit stumbling. If I already got an account then I will login and not sign up. I would change the text above the big "Sign...more...
B5.0
25-Nov-09
307

#45392: On page 307, the "(document)" is missing a preceding "$".--Ellie-cust support

P1.0
17-Oct-10