Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as tooltips

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Mon, 26 Jan 1998 08:41:22 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980126084122.0097d190@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 08:41:22 -0500
To: Rasmus Kaj <kaj@cityonline.se>
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <19980126125006R.kaj@cityonline.se>
Subject: Re: Questionable implementation of IMG ALT attribute as   tooltips

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At 12:50 PM 26/01/98 +0100, Rasmus Kaj wrote:
>>>>>> "JG" == James Green <jmkgre@essex.ac.uk> writes:
>
> >> I never use non-<HR> separators, simply because they don't behave 
well  
> >> for browsers on different screen sizes.
>
> JG> Agreed. However, the existance of simple colour gradients in CSS may 
be 
> JG> nice.
>
>I've not actually tested this, but something like the following style
>should work:
>
>HR { width: 100%; height: 1ex; 
>     background-image: url(gradient.gif);
>     border: none; /* Some browsers may defaultrender a HR as a border */
>}
>
>Then, you can use different classes of HR with different gradients, or
>maybe different sizes ...
>
>Which browsers support this? Does any? 

See <http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/%7Eflavell/www/hrstyle.html>.

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