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03-05-2006, 10:49 PM
Well, have begun coding my personal portfolio, at last, and ran into this strange rendering problem with IE. Since it's hard to describe, simply visit my website and have a look for yourselves.
All is rendered correctly in ff and opera.
My version of IE is 6.0.2900.2180. I run win XP sp2
My site is located here:
Isaac Keyet - thats me! ;D
Any clever suggestions? Never seen anything like this before :confused:
thanks in advance,
isaac aka ievolver
03-05-2006, 11:11 PM
double-posting to announce the solving of my problem!
It turned out IE didn't like me giving <body> a css style. Odd, but true. So in the future, always be careful with the body tag!
over and out.
03-06-2006, 12:16 AM
03-06-2006, 12:34 AM
Did you apply it with the style attribute or with a (embedded or external) stylesheet?
What were the CSS properties and values that you applied to body?
03-06-2006, 12:38 AM
well, i tracked down the problem to the fact that IE dislikes the css property "repeat-x" - which i used. I recon this is a common problem..
Are there any easy ways of solving this matter? tried to put the whole page in a div box, and apply the previous body attributes on it. but then background-attachment didnt work.
this is the code id like to use:
padding: 85px 0px 0px 0px;
Kravvitz: It is an external stylesheet, but i tested applying the code directly onto body, but it caused the same error. thanks for trying to help!
03-06-2006, 12:41 AM
Never seen a problem with that before. Try writing it like the following.
padding: 85px 0 0 0;
background: url(images/main_bg.gif) repeat-x fixed;
03-06-2006, 12:42 AM
I don't remember having a problem with that either.
I suggest you read this: http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/fixedBackground.html
03-06-2006, 01:20 AM
IE doesn't like inline body attributes period.
03-06-2006, 01:39 AM
Nick Presta: Well, im a graphical art designer, not a programmer, and normally i dont do any coding. so i stick with dreamweaver. and i needed to get this out quick, and havent really got the guts to go css all the way, that explains the tables.
and.. what the heck is a semantic element?? im from sweden, english is not my first language so.. :rolleyes:
03-06-2006, 01:44 AM
what the heck is a semantic element??
Using elements how they should be used. eg. Heading tags (<h*>) for headings, <p> for paragraphs, and <code> for code.
03-06-2006, 01:46 AM
Look within each frame.
top.htm and such.
03-06-2006, 01:49 AM
Yup sorry I noticed after I posted and edited my post accordingly. :)
03-06-2006, 01:51 AM
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