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Re: Odd thing happens with HTML Tidy

From: sisterscape <sisterscape@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 13:14:31 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20040907201431.33526.qmail@web52606.mail.yahoo.com>
To: html-tidy@w3.org

Sounds like it might be a 'Box Model' problem. Check out
http://www.info.com.ph/~etan/w3pantheon/style/modifiedsbmh.html for the
hack and see if that fixes it.

 
--- Cory Nelson <phrosty@gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> My guess is, you are using IE and Tidy put in the xml doctype stuff
> which will kick IE into it's so-called "standards compliance mode". 
> Usually this is a good thing but on some (bad) markup it can cause
> weird problems like that.  When I get home in a couple hours I'll
> look
> at your HTML.
> 
> 
> On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 19:14:54 -0500, Dirk @ Registar
> <dirk@technicalauthoring.com> wrote:
> > 
> > I had a reply from John Carroll saying that he tried the page
> without a link
> > to my stylesheet and the problem disappeared.  Oddly, though,
> there's
> > nothing in the stylesheet that would cause this.  I've also pushed
> the CSS
> > through the w3 CSS Validator and it comes back clean.  (I also
> pushed my
> > page through the XHTML validator and that also came back clean.
> > 
> > I deleted the table from my page and the problem disappeared, but
> even if I
> > drop the table to 90% of the width, I still see this problem.  I
> can also
> > expand the page in the browser and again I still get the problem,
> so there
> > is no issue with line lengths or image sizes.  Finally, to
> reiterate the
> > original problem (and to justify my asking for help here, the page
> was fine
> > before I pushed it through HTML Tidy.  I don't know if it is
> something in
> > HTML Tidy or something in the XHTML DTD, but something has pushed
> my page
> > width out to about 105%...
> > 
> > If anyone can shed light on it I'd be grateful as it's bugging the
> hell out
> > of me...
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Dirk
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Cory Nelson
> http://www.int64.org
> 
> 


		
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