[typo] Live search results location
b.hutchison at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 23:27:08 EST 2005
David, I agree wholeheartedly. I modified the base theme to drop the blue
live search box down rather than have the search results show up in the
separate box. However, check out the Origami theme from Leevi Graham at
http://typo.leevigraham.com/. I think his solution is far superior to mine.
On 12/2/05, Freedom Dumlao <freedom at freedomdumlao.com> wrote:
> 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?--
> > D.R.
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