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I am laying this site out and have a lot of work to do with the php cart and other *beep*...I am tired of working out the cross-browser compatability crap in CSS and have perfected up to this point. In IE 6, yeah the old one...and the one still used by many idiots, seems to crap up my double borders around my page. It only does it every once in a while. If anyone knows a quick fix this will save me from messing with it any longer.

The link it http://vintagechick.googdesigns.com

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IE 6 is messing up because

IE 6 is messing up because it's in Quirks Mode because your doctype is incomplete.

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Yeah...forgot to complete that

you were right...but of course leave it to IE to leave me with some layout changes to deal with once the doc type was completed...one quick question: why can't all the world accept firefox?

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GoogDesigns wrote:why can't

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why can't all the world accept firefox?

Doesn't come pre-installed with the most common OS in the world and most people can't be bothered/don't know how to change to an alternative.

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I ask myself that question

I ask myself that question every day Sad

Any more problems with IE we can help with?

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Alright

I typed the new doctype definition and it seemed to work for a while. However, once again IE6 is screwing with the border. Notice that after you open it up the borders are screwy and then you minimize and resize it and the borders are fine. Also, when I made the transitional doctype declaration the footer shrunk down...Once again this all looks perfectly well in firefox so check there to see what I am looking for.

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Why oh why did the Lord bring IE upon us?

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same problem as

same problem as before:

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IE 6 is messing up because it's in Quirks Mode because your doctype is incomplete.

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GoogDesigns wrote:Why oh why

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Why oh why did the Lord bring IE upon us?

Never heard Bill Gates called that before. Wink

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hmmm.....

you keep repeating that the doctype definition is incomplete, yet my page passes w3c validation...what, to you, is a completed doctype definition?

This is what I have right now...

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If this is a new page then a

If this is a new page then a strict doctype should be used. Your current doctype has an error in the url which, as TPH states, puts IE into quirks mode. Here's the correct transitional xhtml doctype:

can you spot the difference?

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Tyssen wrote:GoogDesigns

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Why oh why did the Lord bring IE upon us?

Never heard Bill Gates called that before. Wink

Tyssen that's 'Lord of Misrule' , Father of Lies, 'Prince of Thieves'

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DTD

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you keep repeating that the doctype definition is incomplete, yet my page passes w3c validation...what, to you, is a completed doctype definition?

This is what I have right now...

I was looking at a cached version of the page which had the DTD that was missing the URI.

However the new doctype had a typo, so I'm glad I didn't look like too much of an idiot Tongue

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thanks

thanks guys

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Is it all fixed?

Is it all fixed?

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Hugo is right about the page

Hugo is right about the page I gave, and I suppose I might also have pointed the OP to Gary Turner's explanation on his site. I thought the page in question explains the standard pretty well, but of course Hugo is right in that's it's proposed solutions are rather out of date.

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I think that was a different

I think that was a different thread Ed Smile

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Hugo wrote:I think that was

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I think that was a different thread Ed Smile

Oops - you're right!

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