Wednesday, January 16, 2008

phpize: command not found

If you ever get phpize: command not found error when trying to install a PEAR package on a linux system, this is probably becuase the php-devel package is not installed.

Uninstall Google Desktop Gadget

In order to uninstall any Google Desktop gadget you can do the following:
1. Close Google Desktop
2. Open 'My Documents' folder and locate and open 'My Google Gadgets' folder in it
3. Find the gadget you want to remove and delete it.
4. Open Google Desktop again.

(source: uninstall RSStoSpeech Google Desktop gadget - RSS To Speech Gadget | Google Groups)

Thursday, January 3, 2008

document.body.scrollTop in IE

It seems that document.body.scrollTop does not work in IE6 if the document's doctype is defined as
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
To find out the scrolling offset in a way that works for both DTD3 and DTD4.01 you can use
Same goes for scrollLeft.
See more at document.body.scrollTop in IE