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I welcome everyone to critique the following websites, of course.

After working on a project the entire summer I finally had the opportunity to view it on IE Mac and for some reason the StyleSheet (which the entire site is based around) did not load. Of course the page is still usable just not how I want it to be used.

Here is the URL: http://207.61.88.194/iasc/test/

The IE Mac problem combined with Netscape 7.0 problems with absolute positioning caused me to rethink my website design slightly so I incorporated a very slim use of tables (only for structure not design) in a test page and here is the url for that:
http://207.61.88.194/iasc/test/test-tables/

What I am curious about is if the "test-tables" page loads more properly than the original version? And if the css loads on the 'tables' version? And if someone saw the original with the css loaded?

I viewed the site on IE on an iBook OSX (not sure which version of IE that would be).

And I hate to do this but one other quick thing is that I also viewed on the Mac, another site that I am working on and this site did not even load, period. It was just blank (and not a server problem).

The only problem I found with this website is that I had 2 <link rel... for the stylesheets, instead of just one. I erased the duplicate copy and would really appreciate it if someone could click the link below and see if the page actually loads.

URL: http://www.cevl.msu.edu/ael/test/

Is anyone aware of any CSS conflicts with Mac browsers?

Thanks a bgillion!!

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Hi lintacious,
Where's a Mac user when you need one :roll:

Sorry I don't have access to a mac for testing.
These support charts may help http://devedge.netscape.com/library/xref/2003/css-support/

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The first link looks kinda goofy in Camino on Mac OS X (Mozilla-based), the bottom links on the right side of the footer don't line up "inside" the footer.

The second link looks a lot better and fixes the abovementioned problem.

The third link looks good too.

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I just used IE5 and Safari on the third link, and in IE (like you said) it doesn't load for some reason. Safari looks good though.

I looked at the CSS and can't find anything immediately wrong with it, I'm pretty baffled why it doesn't load myself.

Hope that helps Wink

Mike

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Thank you very much for checking those websites for me.

For the IASC Funding website, it seems to be that combining CSS with tables (for structural purposes) will be the best way to go for both PCs and Macs. Thank you for checking in Safari and Camino as well. It has been quite a while since I have used a Mac and I have never even seen the Safari interface (IE 5 Mac had just came out) and since there will never be another version of IE for the Mac, its good to know that the site looks good on the other Mac browsers.

This brings me to the Arctic Ecology Website that I had posted. I am very relieved to know that this site looks fine in the other two Mac browsers as well. As for the PC, it looks great in Netscape 7, IE 6,5 and Opera 7. The only browser that it doesn't work on is IE 5 Mac.

I am at qualms because even though I know, as mentioned above, IE Mac will soon die out, there are many Mac users who still use that as their sole web browser. I am unsure whether it would be good webdesigner-ship to have a site that looks great on every browser, but won't load at all on another - especially since IE is mighty popular. However, since the Lab site does look great on all the other browsers, I really do not want to spend time revamping the website just for IE Mac. Because of my limited access to Macs, troubleshooting the problem is very difficult.

I guess I am asking for a little advice, though I think I might just leave the Laboratory site as it is and in my 'spare time' trouble shoot it for IE Mac.