Oct 19, 2007 12:24 PM|bthorne|LINK
Positioning controls using CSS layout or tables is preferable way for who?
Why don't you guys that hate absolute positioning so much just petition the standards group to deprecate it from the HTML spec?
My product extracts UI designs from legacy greenscreen applications, for redesign in VS.
VS2003 works great. VS2005 is a bit clumsy...VS2008 will be unusable.
All I have to do is force the user to spend an extra hour or more on every screen to define some kind of panel personality layer for groups of fields so they somehow can be rendered in a form dimly familiar to the users. Today, absolute positioning allows
an accurate conversion. The VS team's prejudice against absolute positioning makes our future with Visual Studio uncertain...