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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2006, 06:16:43 PM »
Kev - thanks again for your suggestion - I've done it! I couldn't use perfect radio buttons as they simply didn't fit properly, so I made my own and gave each entry a live link.

My thanks again to Kev and Frank, and everyone who has kindly commented. Your help is gratefully appreciated.

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« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2006, 06:57:47 PM »
It's looking really good Glen after all your hard work. Much easier to find things now. Just one thought - your 'radio' buttons work fine, but if it was possible to use a 'live ' bullet' point from symbol or something similar in a large size, they might look like buttons.


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« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2006, 07:08:27 PM »
Christine - yes, absolutely, and that was what I tried to do. But I have a geocities website (I am not a web-designer or anything even remotely clever) and that has some limitations.

I can use "buttons" that look like buttons - but when they are placed alongside the text within the frame they float - and they do not show on the finished page in the correct place. The only way I could get a link that worked given my limitations, was to use some form of type/letter/symbol. That gives further problems, because some symbols do not show up the same on computers around the world (I know, as I have used the Copyright symbol that appears fine on my computer, but a friend in the US sees it as an entirely different symbol.

So - I experimented with a variety of numbers, symbols etc. And the combination I finally used seemed to work (and look) the best in the circumstances.

I guess I will never please everybody. So in the end I just have to do the best within my capabilities and give everyone the opportunity to access as much information as possible, as easily as possible.

Glen

BTW adding those buttons and links since yesterday has taken up around 8 hours of my time, so I'm not in a hurry to alter anything. My apologies to anyone who has any difficulty using my website.
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« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2006, 07:23:08 PM »
Hi Glen,
I have to admit that yesterday, the first thing I did was try to click on a pattern name etc. That is just the lazy person in me.  :wink:
I have revisited your site after seeing your post.
It is now extremely easy to navigate, so don't apologise. My memory is not the best,  :oops: so just being able to click on a link, without having to remember where it was I was going to, is just wonderful.
I for sure, and I am sure others too, really appreciate all the hard work involved :!:
Thank you.
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« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2006, 10:04:15 PM »
lacking words. Glen - big value to/for all of us!
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« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2006, 02:27:10 PM »
Pamela - thank you. And to use a colloquialism..."right back at you" (in other words - my compliments to you on your site, which is of great value to all of us).

Della - thanks again for road-testing it.

Christine - yes, I agree with all you say. I just wish I could have done it better. I tried, believe me I tried.  :oops:

Glen
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