Hello and welcome to our community! Is this your first visit?
Register
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Question mozilla and cursor

    ...does mozilla support the cursor property? e.g. cursor: hand

    This works fine in IE, and as far as I can tell, is part of CSS2... so why does it not work in Mozilla?

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."

  • #2
    Senior Coder
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Nashua, NH
    Posts
    1,724
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    'cause CSS2 specifies cursor: pointer not hand (or finger as it was requested some time ago: http://www.codingforums.com/showthre...6598#post16598 )
    http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/ui.html#cursor-props
    Vladdy | KL
    "Working web site is not the one that looks the same on common graphical browsers running on desktop computers, but the one that adequately delivers information regardless of device accessing it"

  • #3
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    ...thanks vladdy! spot on again

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."

  • #4
    Senior Coder
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Posts
    3,467
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    If you use both like this

    cursor: pointer;
    cursor: hand;

    Then you'll have it in IE5+ and Gecko. The hand satisfies IE 5, and pointer works for everything else. Note: the rules above have to be in that order...pointer first, then hand.

    Only problem is, your CSS won't validate
    My Site | fValidate | My Brainbench | MSDN | Gecko | xBrowser DOM | PHP | Ars | PVP
    “Minds are like parachutes. They don't work unless they are open”
    “Maturity is simply knowing when to not be immature”

  • #5
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    hmmm, well pointer works fine in IE6... do you mean that previous to IE6, pointer is not supported?

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."

  • #6
    jkd
    jkd is offline
    Senior Coder jkd's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    metro DC
    Posts
    3,163
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
    IE < 6 there is no pointer value.

  • #7
    Senior Coder
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Posts
    3,467
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Ya, that's what I meant
    My Site | fValidate | My Brainbench | MSDN | Gecko | xBrowser DOM | PHP | Ars | PVP
    “Minds are like parachutes. They don't work unless they are open”
    “Maturity is simply knowing when to not be immature”

  • #8
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    self.location
    Posts
    181
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    "IE < 6 there is no pointer value."

    No, IE 5.5 allows specifying the pointer name from among the client's installed pointers. What 6.0 does is to also permit downloading custom cursors.

  • #9
    Senior Coder
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Posts
    3,467
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    No realisis, we are talking about the acutal CSS value for the cursor rule, pointer. Prior to IE6, IE used hand instead. In other words, the difference between
    Code:
    cursor: pointer;
    /* Works in IE6 and Gecko */
    and
    Code:
    cursor: hand;
    /* Works in IE4-5.5 */
    Check it here
    My Site | fValidate | My Brainbench | MSDN | Gecko | xBrowser DOM | PHP | Ars | PVP
    “Minds are like parachutes. They don't work unless they are open”
    “Maturity is simply knowing when to not be immature”

  • #10
    jkd
    jkd is offline
    Senior Coder jkd's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    metro DC
    Posts
    3,163
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
    Originally posted by realisis
    No, IE 5.5 allows specifying the pointer name from among the client's installed pointers. What 6.0 does is to also permit downloading custom cursors.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/a...ies/cursor.asp

    "pointer" was not supported before IE6.

  • #11
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    ...hang on, so using cursor: pointer in my css will mean that IE 5 and below will not display a hand? Will I need to use another IE hack or something?

    Basically, how can I make sure a hand will display in all browsers?

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."

  • #12
    Senior Coder
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Posts
    3,467
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Originally posted by krycek
    Basically, how can I make sure a hand will display in all browsers?
    My first post shows how
    My Site | fValidate | My Brainbench | MSDN | Gecko | xBrowser DOM | PHP | Ars | PVP
    “Minds are like parachutes. They don't work unless they are open”
    “Maturity is simply knowing when to not be immature”

  • #13
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    ...sorry, beetle, I wasn't sure that that would be the best method, because it doesn't validate... is there a way that does validate? Or else I will continue using that method

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."

  • #14
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Louisiana
    Posts
    576
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    why do you need to validate
    Code:
    cursor: hand //in ie6 and gecko is ignored but not in ie5
    cursor: pointer //in ie6 and gecko is used but ignored in ie5

  • #15
    Regular Coder
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    932
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I mean about passing the CSS validation of the W3C... beetle said it would not pass, although I haven;t tried it. I like to be able to say my site is all valid

    ::] krycek [::
    ithium | SOAPI | SDP | PTPScript manual
    "ithium is a non-profit webhost, which is pretty much unique. The mission of ithium is to provide free hosting resources for worthwhile and needy non-profit projects, which otherwise may not be able to obtain such facilities. The money from commercial customers goes to maintain ithium's servers and further development."


  •  
    Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •