Web Design in a Nutshell

Errata for Web Design in a Nutshell

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 7
link for Extremely Lynx

The URL - http://www.crl.com/~subir/lynx.html NOW READS: http://linux4u.jinr.ru/usoft/WWW/www_crl.com/subir/lynx.html

Anonymous    Sep 01, 2004
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Page 7
Sentence just before "Browser Usage Statistics" section

The link for creating Lynx-freiendly web pages was no longer valid. The link NOW READS: http://www.cs.umanitoba.ca/~djc/personal/lynxfriend.html

Anonymous    Aug 01, 2005
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Page 71
Underneath the heading "embedding a PDF file"

embedding a PDF file can be embedded using the <embed> tag or <object> tag only. NOW READS: <EMBED src="directions.pdf" width="450" height="400"></EMBED> For Netscape Navigator users, add the "href" so the PDF file opens when the PDF image is clicked-on. <EMBED src="directions.pdf" width="450" height="400" href="example1.pdf"></EMBED>

Anonymous    Oct 01, 2003
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Page 109
Sixth paragraph under subheading "Colors", end of that paragraph in parentheses;

"(Chapter 15 shows how to specify color in HTML.)" NOW READS: "(Chapter 16 shows how to specify color in HTML.)"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2004
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Page 236
fig 14-1

Previously Fig 14-1 showed the <noframes> tag outside the framese. It NOW APPEARS within the frameset.

Anonymous    Sep 01, 2004
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Page 291
Third bullet point, 2nd line

The word "JavaScript" is improperly split between lines as "Jav-aScript" instead of "Java-Script".

Anonymous   
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Page 291
"The Future of Style Sheets" section, 1st paragraph, 2nd sentence

"The Web Standards Organization..." should be: "The Web Standards Project..." ^^^^^^^

Anonymous   
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Page 314
IN PRINT: {314} 2nd Example on the page

Paragraph before states that the two examples create the same result. The first example has "background-position: bottom left" The second example uses "background-position: 100% 0%" (which equates to top right) The second example HAS BEEN CHANGED to "background-position: 0% 100%"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 2003
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Page 480
Example 29-2: Defining a Simple Layer, 5th line

welcome { font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, san-serif; should be: welcome { font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; ^

Anonymous   
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Page 540
<script> entry in table

The table says that the <script> tag is covered in chapter 12, but it is covered in chapter 28. The <script> entry now references chapter 28, not chapter 12.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 2003