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thepineapplehead wrote:

A very good point - will it just be our CSS sites that break? Or will crappy nonvalid no-doctype font-ridden tagsoup pages break?

I hang around on another forum where 98% of the users use FrontPage and most of them use table-based layouts and no DOCTYPES.

Whilst obviously not advocating that approach, I'm constantly amazed at how these sites quite often DO work cross-browser and look pretty consistent at that.

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH

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HellsBells wrote:
I hang around on another forum where 98% of the users use FrontPage and most of them use table-based layouts and no DOCTYPES.

so that's where you've been. Ignoring us lot in favour of the dark side!!!

Wink

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I'm recruiting...

I nag continuously on there and believe me it has had an effect on a couple of people.

Edit: yeah the effect is they think I'm a big nag- you can almost feel the collective rolling of eyes!

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH

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mysteriously...

mysteriously #1, HellsBells , hehe Yes something like that would've thrown even me Smile and.. it took me a minute but you can't put me into a tailslide that easily..

mysteriously #2 re the crappy code, I've stumbled on one instance where IE7 breaks a simple CSS rollover if there's some broken HTML behind it, so just maybe..... Smile

CSS:
a {color: #000; text-decoration: none;}
a:hover {color: #f00; text-decoration: underline;}

HTML:
<ul>
<li><a href="#"><b>item 1</a></li>
<li><a href="#"><b>item 2</a></li>
<li><a href="#"><b>item 3</a></li>
<li><a href="#"><b>item 4</a></li>
<li><a href="#">item 1</a></li>
<li><a href="#">item 2</a></li>
<li><a href="#">item 3</a></li>
<li><a href="#">item 4</a></li>
</ul> 

the first four links hover effect will remain on until hovered a second time.. the cause is the unclosed <b> element.. but there's a lot of unclosed elements floating about now is there?

get ready with the validator links once the "IE broke my CSS" questions start Shock

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Re: mysteriously...

cssangel wrote:
mysteriously #1, HellsBells , hehe Yes something like that would've thrown even me Smile and.. it took me a minute but you can't put me into a tailslide that easily..

Laughing out loud

I've decided that this is still just a Beta - a Beta preview at that . So I'll wait until the actual release... and then I'll panic.

My strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it!

"Also, your CSS (no offence) makes me want to gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon" - TPH

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HellsBells wrote:
I'm recruiting...

when I first read this I thought you meant you were recruiting us to go on there and join you on the dark side.

I think some ppl are open to change, but there are others who just won't listen to a reasoned argument. their minds will never be changed. why put in that extra code in your javascript just so the page can degrade gracefully. what a waste of bandwidth.

hello...

:roll:

I just don't have time to argue with these sort of ppl.

anyways, back to ie7...

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larmyia wrote:
anyways, back to ie7...

I'll not go back to IE7 if it's all the same it's rubbish and broke my system, I like firefox well enough and i'll stick with that.... Wink

Ok ok it's friday please forgive the terrible humour.

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Testing on IE7

You can test you sites on IE7 Beta 2 without installing it and having it overwrite your IE6.

Use the free ieCapture tool

Or use BrowserCam as someone else had mentioned. Although they have a free trial, I do not consider it as a free service.

If any one know of another free screen capture service let me know.