Web Design in a Nutshell

Errata for Web Design in a Nutshell

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 82-83
Table 6-2 column headings

Country -> Language ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 82-83
Table 6-2

Columns flow incorrectly between pages 82 and 83 -> Columns flow correctly from page 82 to page 83 ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 82-83
Table 6-2 column headings

Country -> Language ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 82-83
Table 6-2

Columns flow incorrectly between pages 82 and 83 -> Columns flow correctly from page 82 to page 83 ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 136
-1

"Providing Meta Data section -> "Providing Meta Data" section ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 136
-1

"Providing Meta Data section -> "Providing Meta Data" section ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 167
Table 10-3 Character column, row 6 and row 7

straight quotes -> smart (curly) quotes ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 167
Table 10,3 Entity column, row 6

&lddquo; -> “ ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 167
Table 10-3 Character column, row 6 and row 7

straight quotes -> smart (curly) quotes ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 167
Table 10,3 Entity column, row 6

&lddquo; -> “ ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 181
-4, below Fig 12-2

...but such behavior is nonstandard is not something to depend on. -> ...but such behavior is nonstandard and is not something to depend on. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 181
-4, below Fig 12-2

...but such behavior is nonstandard is not something to depend on. -> ...but such behavior is nonstandard and is not something to depend on. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 223
Code example

<td></td> -> <td> </td> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 223
Code example

<td></td> -> <td> </td> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 234
the markup example should be replaced with the following

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd"> <html> <head> <title>Simple Framed Document</title> </head> <DEFANGED_frameset cols="*,*"> <DEFANGED_frame src="left.html"> <DEFANGED_frame src="right.html"> <noframes> <body> <p>Your browser does not support frames.</p> <p><a href="left.html">Go to the left document.</a></p> <p><a href="right.html">Go to the right document.</a></p> </body> </noframes> </frameset> </html>

Anonymous   
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Page 236
-4 (below "Attributes)

The noframes element should be placed after the frameset element. This is the noframes element provided in the example. -> The noframes element must be placed within the frameset element in order to be valid. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 236
-4 (below "Attributes)

The noframes element should be placed after the frameset element. This is the noframes element provided in the example. -> The noframes element must be placed within the frameset element in order to be valid. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 258
Paragraph under attributes for 'input type="file"'

The third sentence in the paragraph begins with "As for other text fields...", but I think you meant to say "As with other text fields...".

Anonymous   
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Page 258
Paragraph under attributes for 'input type="file"'

The third sentence says "...you can set the size and maxwidth values...", but there is no 'maxwidth' attribute - I think you meant the 'maxlength' attribute.

Anonymous   
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Page 268
+3 ("In the form..." section)

<input type="text" name="last" size="30" class="required" /></p> <p>Phone Number: <br /> <input type="text" name="number" size="12" class="required" /></p> -> <input type="text" name="last" size="30" class="required" value="Last name required" /></p> <p>Phone Number: <br /> <input type="text" name="number" size="12" class="required" value="required field" /></p> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 268
+3 ("In the form..." section)

<input type="text" name="last" size="30" class="required" /></p> <p>Phone Number: <br /> <input type="text" name="number" size="12" class="required" /></p> -> <input type="text" name="last" size="30" class="required" value="Last name required" /></p> <p>Phone Number: <br /> <input type="text" name="number" size="12" class="required" value="required field" /></p> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 294
-1 (under "Online Resources")

www.w3c.com/Style/CSS) -> www.w3c.org/Style/CSS ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 294
-1 (under "Online Resources")

www.w3c.com/Style/CSS) -> www.w3c.org/Style/CSS ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 301
-3

Example: img[title="grade"] {border: 3px red;} -> Example: img[title~="grade"] {border: 3px red;} ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 301
-3

Example: img[title="grade"] {border: 3px red;} -> Example: img[title~="grade"] {border: 3px red;} ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 305
About half way done

The descriptions for A[att="val"] and A[att~="val"] reference "element B", even though there is no element B in the selector.

Anonymous   
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Page 311
Description for "monospace"

There is no font called "New Courier"; the name is "Courier New".

Anonymous   
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Page 312
Table 18-1

"Arial" and "Arial Black" appear on the same row instead of on separate rows.

Anonymous   
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Page 333
above Figure 18-19

"Figure 18-19 shows an example of a style sheet rule that adds 3 pixels of extra..." -> "Figure 18-19 shows an example of a style sheet rule that adds 8 pixels of extra..." ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 333
above Figure 18-19

"Figure 18-19 shows an example of a style sheet rule that adds 3 pixels of extra..." -> "Figure 18-19 shows an example of a style sheet rule that adds 8 pixels of extra..." ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 341
Example towards the bottom

The example uses the CSS properties 'position' and 'left' before they are introduced in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 345
-4 (paragraph that begins "The four margin properties...")

{ margin: 3px 20px 2px 20px; } -> { margin: 3px 20px 3px 20px; } ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 345
-4 (paragraph that begins "The four margin properties...")

{ margin: 3px 20px 2px 20px; } -> { margin: 3px 20px 3px 20px; } ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 357
-3 (HTML in middle of page)

fuschia -> fuchsia (occurs twice in the line) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 357
-3 (HTML in middle of page)

fuschia -> fuchsia (occurs twice in the line) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 364
last line of 2nd paragraph from bottom

This is (the) also the way background.... remove the first 'the', in parenthesis above.

Anonymous   
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Page 368
table, below third paragraph

'bottom' is in the table twice.

Anonymous   
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Page 414
first line of code example

closing brace "}" is missing.

Anonymous   
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Page 421
4th line from bottom

</div>> -> </div> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 421
4th line from bottom

</div>> -> </div> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 428
lines 14 and 19

right: 0px; ; -> right: 0px; and margin:0 160px; ; -> margin: 0 160px; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 428
lines 14 and 19

right: 0px; ; -> right: 0px; and margin:0 160px; ; -> margin: 0 160px; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 454
+2

(see Table 25-1) -> (see Table 25-2) ######################################## 470) last example in Strings section my_string = "This string's "quotes" are escaped'; -> my_string = "This string's "quotes" are escaped"; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 454
+2

(see Table 25-1) -> (see Table 25-2) ######################################## 470) last example in Strings section my_string = "This string's "quotes" are escaped'; -> my_string = "This string's "quotes" are escaped"; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 481
Two last code samples

element.onlick = change; -> element.onclick = change; and element.onlick = function ()( -> element.onclick = function ()( ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 481
Two last code samples

element.onlick = change; -> element.onclick = change; and element.onlick = function ()( -> element.onclick = function ()( ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 510
Middle text above Example 2: Ajax with Nodes

The given URL does NOT connect: To see this script in action, visit easy-designs.net/books/WDN3/27/Ajax1/index.php

Anonymous   
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Page 511
Last line on page

The given URL does NOT connect: The end result can be seen at easy-designs.net/books/WDN3/27/Ajax2/index.php

Anonymous   
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Page 589
Middle of the page

The Flash section is missing the section heading.

Anonymous   
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Page 725
Entity column, 4th symbol

&Aring -> &Aring; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 725
Entity column, 7th symbol

&Egrave -> &Egrave; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 725
Entity column, 4th symbol

&Aring -> &Aring; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 725
Entity column, 7th symbol

&Egrave -> &Egrave; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 727
Decimal column, 7th symbol

&#376 -> &#376; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 727
Decimal column, 5th symbol from end

&#919 -> &#919; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 727
Decimal column, 7th symbol

&#376 -> &#376; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 727
Decimal column, 5th symbol from end

&#919 -> &#919; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 729
Decimal column, 10th symbol

&#8207 -> &#8207; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 729
Entity column, 6th symbol from end

&hellep; -> &hellip; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 729
Decimal column, 10th symbol

&#8207 -> &#8207; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 729
Entity column, 6th symbol from end

&hellep; -> &hellip; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 731
Decimal column, 5th symbol

&#8713 -> &#8713; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 731
Decimal column, 5th symbol

&#8713 -> &#8713; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 732
Entity column, 8th, 13th, and 14th symbols

&rfloor -> &rfloor; &clubs -> &clubs; &diams -> &diams; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 732
Entity column, 8th, 13th, and 14th symbols

&rfloor -> &rfloor; &clubs -> &clubs; &diams -> &diams; ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007