web analytics
Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.


Advent       Mercury retrograde       🌙 waxing crescent moon
※ Starwell       Ursids meteor shower       ≠ Saturnalia

I've been working on the little fiddly bits that most people will never consciously notice. The the situational vortices hit.

After a bit of a detour, I decided to make the new lexicon page pure HTML instead of styled text. It makes it easier to edit and keep track of. That's when I noticed that I kept using line breaks after my definition boxes.

Well, really that should be done with padding and margins within the class definitions. Then I needed to erase all those line breaks. Easy enough with find-and-replace. Except that changed the look of my timetable page because I was doing the same thing there.

Okay, that's fixed. Except now I noticed something else. RapidWeaver is too friendly in some ways. It let's you style things without showing you the style codes. Well, within the RapidWeaver interface, if you designate a link as not opening a new page, it underlines the link. That's well and good, except using the interface to define links makes it slower to edit the link later when you have a big site and a lot of links. So it's really faster to hand code the links. More flexible too, I can recolor and put a line through the broken links. Except now I have all these neowayland.com links that need to be underlined. And I just realized that I should make a class for those.

Time consuming. Fiddly bits. But it will save time in the long run.


I decided to have some fun. I didn't get all the links, I'll do that as I finish cleaning up the code. But for the internal links, they are underlined and grow when you hover over them. For the broken links, they are grey with a line through them, when you hover over a broken link it shrinks as if to say "don't click me."

blog comments powered by Disqus

Sunfell Tech Mage Rede Nine Words Serve The Tech Mage Best Keep What Works Fix What’s Broke Ditch The Rest

A narrow slice of life, but now and again pondering American neopaganism, modern adult pagans & the World.

2019       2018       2017       2016       2015       2014       2011       2010       2009       2008       2007       2006       2005