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Has anyone else noticed that the thread display is now well oopsed up in IE6?

The thread sits in the left 45% of the screen. This has happened in the last hour or so I would guess.

A new style sheet? Someone seems to have styled the backgound to the checkboxes too, which in Ie always looks weird, in this case they now have a white border!

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Hi ClevaTreva,
Yes I have been playing around Smile
And once I have it all sorted out I will explain what is going on.

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Hi ClevaTreva,
It's strange that the checkbox changed as it was one of the things I hadn't touched, it had always been set to have a white background just never showed up.

There were a few reasons for the change.
One was to clean up the CSS files -there's still a long way to go but I got rid of a lot of dead wood.
Another was to let older browsers such as Netscape4 browse without crashing.
On most pages this seems to have worked although they wont see anything pretty Shock
And the last reason is the most interesting to me and I imagine you as well because your just about as psycho as I am. But let me finish the article I'm writing, and all will be revealed.

If you notice any more problems please let me know.

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Just to continue on from this mornings kaos, I'm about to play around with font sizes.
There will be some changes but hopefully nothing that causes too many problems.

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Hi Tony

I've noticed that (recently, for the last couple of weeks) I'm getting random forum pages without style arriving. A refesh fixes. Any thoughts? IE6 Win 98SE.

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Hi Trevor,
I can't think of anything I have done over the last couple of weeks that would have had an impact on the CSS.
Most of the CSS changes were made just this weekend.
If you experience the trouble again please let me know so I can look further into it.

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Hi Tony

It has happened twice since I last posted, each time I get the grey background and unformatted everything.

I suspect it's my IE cache that's at fault. I'll give an enema today Laughing out loud

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My pittiful work computer only has IE 5.5 and the forum looks horrible now, the font is huuuuuge and the table is too narrow too which makes it even worse...

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Hi MalphasWats,
Thanks for pointing it out.
Really the font-size thing isn't a big worry to me I will paly around and find a fix for it over the next couple of days.
I'd like to also get the table to minimize different cell, which will help at smaller resolutions.
The main change I made to the site was to remove all the clearing breaks and so far no one has complained about that Laughing out loud
I will explain how either late tonight or tomorrow morning, right now I have to run to get to work.