[typo] Live search results location
freedom at freedomdumlao.com
Fri Dec 2 23:00:46 EST 2005
I think the advantage to this is that it gives instantaneous feedback
in the same way that Apple's Spotlight feature does, so you don't
have to wait for a page to reload while you search. The Phokus theme
(can be found at typogarden.com) does a nice job of using this feature.
On Dec 2, 2005, at 10:52 PM, David Richardson wrote:
> Does anyone other than me find the display of live search results
> inthe sidebar disconcerting and semantically incorrect?
> While I'm searching for something, the results of the query are
> myprimary focus. I want them to be visually dominant. Currently,
> theresults are squished into the sidebar. All the while, the
> sidebar isdancing a jig as the result list changes with each
> keystroke.Formatting of this block is hard enough in such a small
> space, withouthaving to deal with craptastic browsers that don't
> support max-widthand min-width and differing browser treatment of
> the margin andpadding properties.
> To further confuse matters, using a form submit to send the query
> tothe server displays the results in the main content <div>.
> What's the rationale for the current layout?--
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