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Re: IE 7.0 CSS related bug related to the :focus psuedo CSS selector

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 01:38:31 +0100
To: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>, "W3C WAI-PFWG" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
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On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 17:27:53 +0100, Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu> wrote:

> Another apparent bug in IE 7 is that it does not support :focus CSS  
> psuedo element for non-link or non-form control elements, so basically  
> most ARIA type elements.

IE7 doesn't support the :focus pseudo-class at all. However, its  
implementation for :active acts as if it were :focus (but only works on  
links -- not form controls or other focusable elements).

I wrote tests and filed bug reports to Microsoft about this for IE7, but  
unfortunately it wasn't fixed.


Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 21 December 2007 00:39:23 UTC

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