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RE: backgrounds..

From: Thomas Reardon <thomasre@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 1996 15:38:31 -0700
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-76-MSG-960731223831Z-53383@inet-01-imc.itg.microsoft.com>
To: "'Carl Morris'" <msftrncs@htcnet.com>, "'Bert Bos'" <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Cc: "'WWW Style List'" <www-style@w3.org>
More clearly, MSIE3 does not support the padding and border properties
which give you more background control.  For now the border is the
natural edge of the element, this will change soon to more fully support
those attributes.

I realize this is not as complete as everyone would like but I hope you
are able to still get value from the background stuff in the meantime
(one simple hack is to place inside single-cell tables).

-Thomas

>----------
>From: 	Bert Bos[SMTP:Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, July 31, 1996 3:22 PM
>To: 	Carl Morris
>Cc: 	WWW Style List
>Subject: 	Re: backgrounds..
>
>Carl Morris writes:
> > | From: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>
> > | To: Carl Morris <msftrncs@htcnet.com>; WWW Style List
> > <www-style@w3.org>
> > | Subject: Re: backgrounds..
> > | Date: Wednesday, July 31, 1996 2:39 PM
> > | 
> > | Difficult to tell unless you post the stylesheet that you were using,
> > so we can
> > | see what the border and padding are.
> > 
> > You can find a small example at http://199.120.83.179/ for the next
> > 6-10 hours...
>
>MSIE 3.0 beta 2 doesn't display backgrounds behind block elements
>(display:block) correctly. It seems to work for tables and table
>cells, though.
>
>
>Bert
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>
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