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Re: Color question

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 16:13:14 EDT
Message-ID: <66.dd96452.280614da@aol.com>
To: trimtabs@paulnugent.net, www-html@w3.org
In a message dated 11/04/01 19:53:47 GMT Daylight Time, 
trimtabs@paulnugent.net writes:

> I have spent hours scanning the w3 site and I simply cannot find the
> suggested hex color for a visited link. My understanding has always been a
> link is Blue and a visited link a kind of burgundy (as appears in my email's
> when I am sent a link that I have already visited). Do you know what the hex
> color is for this? . . . or would you be so kind to forward my cry for help
> to someone who knows?
> Sorry for taking up your time, but, I cannot find this info anywhere and I
> spent ages scouring your site.
> I hope you can help!
> Thanks in anticipation,
> Paul Nugent 


Here is the relevant part of the W3C CSS:

:visited {
   background: #fff;
   color: #551a8b;

If you want to examine the full style sheet take a look at 

I hope that helps.

Andrew Watt
Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2001 16:14:00 UTC

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