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Re: css style problem in amaya 6.4

From: Vincent Quint <Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 10:52:59 +0200
To: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org, Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr
Message-Id: <20021005085259.8D5F71A198@lihue.inrialpes.fr>

John Russell wrote:
> 
> I am trying to use images for bullets in lists.....
> ul {list-style:url(images/chckmark.gif)  does not 
> work in Amaya 6.4  but works ok
>  in msie6.0, netscape7.0,opera6.05 but not netscape 4.78

This feature is not yet implemented in Amaya.

> also hr {text-align:left} does not work when it is
> item within a list element. this works ok
> in msie6.0,opera6.05,netscape 4.78  but not netscape 7.0

I think Amaya is right. The CSS specification at

   http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/text.html#alignment-prop

says that the text-align property "describes how inline content
of a block is aligned". hr is a block but it has no content.
So, the text-align property does not change anything.
You could also consider associating the text-align property
with the li element. But it would not work either, as hr is
a block element, according to the HTML DTD, and the property
only concerns inline content.

Vincent.

> all on windows 98 o/s,  no parsing errors indicated !!  //
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
> check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
> check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html
> 
> 
Received on Saturday, 5 October 2002 04:53:11 UTC

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