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Re: Problems viewing the site with IE7 RC1

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 08:01:54 -0500
Message-ID: <452CEB42.6000404@w3.org>
To: Cecil Ward <cecil@cecilward.com>
Cc: wai-site-comments@w3.org

Dear Cecil,

Thank you for taking the time to let us know.

~ Shawn

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/

Cecil Ward wrote:
> There are a number of serious layout problems with the page
> http://www.w3.org/WAI evident in Internet Explorer 7 (tested using IE6 RC1
> build 5700.6 under WinXP) which mean that content is partially or completely
> invisible.
> Viewed in IE7, we "see"
> i) some image or text partially visible off-left at the top left hand corner
> of the window, alongside the blue [Web Accessibility initiative] logo.
> ii) immediately below the lower light-blue box which contains links to "WAI
> site map" | "Help with WAI site" etc, I see either only the word "Web" or
> "aspect", depending on the width of the browser window (tested at 1024x768,
> window maximised, then shrunk to approx 75% width). It appears that some
> extended piece of text may possibly be positioned under the box so that
> almost all of it is invisible.
> This problem may of course represent a layout bug in IE7, in which case it
> should be reported to Microsoft (at the IE7 bug-reporting site
> connect.microsoft.com), or if not, then it is presumably due to the misuse
> of CSS hacks.
> Best,
> Cecil Ward.
Received on Wednesday, 11 October 2006 13:02:15 UTC

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