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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: search widget
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2002 03:43:32 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:
> At 10:51 AM 03/26/02 +0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>>Stas, is there any template variables that might give a nice description
>>>for the current section?  That is, instead of "Search this Section" "Search
>>>section: Docs"?  Or would that take up too much space?
>>Exactly, this can problematic, if some sections happen to have long names
>>May be we make it even simpler, e.g.
>>  [ input]
>>o This o All
>>  [Search]
> Sure, that's fine.  I actually like Allan's example.  It seemed to fit the
> design of the page well.  Nice to see examples of both, I suppose.
> I'm still concerned with how Netscape makes text input fields so wide.  If
> you look at the image I attached (ns-search-side.png) at the very bottom
> you can see just the top of the search box, and you can see how it's much
> wider than the side bar it's suppose to fit inside of.
> We should make sure that can be fixed before investing too time placing the
> search on the left.

Yes, the same here NS4/linux.
One of the solutions is to make the input size smaller. what would be 
the acceptable size?
currently it's 15 and won't fit into the left bar. See the attachment.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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