[Sussex] 2 questions (probably stupid)

Stephen Williams sdp.williams at btinternet.com
Sat Aug 14 18:57:46 UTC 2004


On Sat, 2004-08-14 at 18:27, John D. wrote:
> Hi list,
> The first Q, is that I want to have a go at building a website. Fine.
> Problem is, that the more I read about how this is actually done, then
> the greater the confusion.
> So could anyone suggest a book that I could lay my hands on that can
> explain how this is done - preferably in "normal" english, as part of my
> confusion stems from not really understanding what is being explain by
> virtue of "techie speak"

I find the Wrox series very informative. You can't miss them in the
bookstore as their covers are in red and yellow. Failing that the
Developer's Library brand are also good. A certain amount of tech speak
in all of them, but at least laid out and explained intelligibly.

> Something that explains html, xhtml and css would be excellent, but as
> the list of stuff available via amazon run's to some 90 different pub's,
> a personal recommendation would be brilliant.
> Second Q, is that having got my head round evolution 1.4, how in hell's
> name do I empty the "trash" folder. I (as I suspect you do) get a
> variety of spam, which just get's the trash can treatment - though it
> now appear's that my "trash" has over a 1000 item's in it. I'm unable to
> locate a delete facility, or preferably a bulk delete facility - any
> pointers greatly appreciated.

Click on the Trash icon in Shortcut or Folder bar, click within the
message list pane, CTRL-A to select all messages, then hit Del or right
click Delete.

Or you could set your filter to delete spam rather than send it to

> regards
> John D.

Steve Williams.

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