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http://esultants.com/s/shelley/

Note especially the main navigation on the left. Different renderings in all three versions.

5.01, understandably, is the worst, screwing up even some so simple as a 10 px right margin on my inline lists (i.e. footer nav).

Any insights? I'm using the Tantek hack to apply different sets of rules to try to find a middle ground, but still.. I'm hurtin'.

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More with lists & IE: different rendering in 5.01, 5.5,

The problem is, it is difficult to get a pixel perfect match in every browser. It is not worth the effort. - the majority of people around the world are on IE5.5 or 6

As long as its readable by the people that are behind the times! For example - not trying to produce a stylesheet for NN4, but making sure it gets no stylesheet so it is still readable.

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More with lists & IE: different rendering in 5.01, 5.5,

yeah, i know. all the sales guys in my office still have 5.01, and why i don't know.. but then they point out "this or that doesn't work or looks wrong..."

i just know that i have seen sites that have more consistency across all IEs.

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More with lists & IE: different rendering in 5.01, 5.5,

lol - tell your sales guys that most people have upgraded their browsers, and what will their clients think of them if they are behind the times.

Search for specific hacks for for 5.01 and see if any are relevant for what you are doing. Also check out this site http://css.maxdesign.com.au/index.htm for menus where lists are used to see if they do anything different to what you are doing.

:: Something that you may want to think about. Someone said "hey menus are lists of links and therefore list tags should be used". Although I agree with this, I also know that the list tags were not originally designed to be menus. I have links with borders and funky attributes that are not in list tags - they work well, and I never got all the issues I have with lists.

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More with lists & IE: different rendering in 5.01, 5.5,

Yes - lists can drive you nuts. You could always take off the ul and li and use straight a tags instead. This webpage has helped me out more than once... http://www.alistapart.com/articles/taminglists/

PAUL - SkyRocket Design Co
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More with lists & IE: different rendering in 5.01, 5.5,

yeah, i found using just straight a's works nice, and seems more IE5.x friendly.