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RE: problem importing style sheets

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 16:43:17 -0700
Message-ID: <41F7F4CE3CA2CF11BC5000805F14B2A90278EC3E@RED-31-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'GM Chenier'" <gchenier@cognita.com>, Asheesh Chowdhary <asheesh@everything.com>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
@imports work fine in Internet Explorer 4, PP2 and later.  As Hans de
Jong wrote, the problem is the syntax is "@import url(myfile.css);".

	-Chris
Chris Wilson
cwilso@microsoft.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	GM Chenier [SMTP:gchenier@cognita.com]
> Sent:	Friday, September 12, 1997 6:44 AM
> To:	Asheesh Chowdhary
> Cc:	'www-style@w3.org'
> Subject:	Re: problem importing style sheets
> 
> Hello:
> 
> From what I have read and tried, the "@import" method of including
> styles is not yet supported by any browser (I haven't tried IE 4 yet).
> So that narrows your options to the LINK tag, and inline or <HEAD>
> styles.  
> 
> For the BODY selector, you need to change the property that you are
> using -- it should be:
> background-color: #993300
>        NOT
> background: #993300 
> 
> I've made that mistake myself. Don't assume that the attribute names
> that we are accustomed to in HTML are the same for style sheet
> properties.
> 
> Everything else appears to be fine. You did not include the code you
> used for the <LINK> tag, so I cannot see if there is a problem there. 
> The tag I usually use looks like this:
> <LINK REL="STYLESHEET" TYPE="text/css" HREF="directory/filename.css">
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Glenn
> 
> 
> Asheesh Chowdhary wrote:
> > 
> > I am having some trouble importing style sheets into my documents.
> > 
> > The code is as follows:
> > 
> > For the style sheet:
> > 
> > BODY
> >         {
> >                 background: #993300;
> >                 font-family: Bodoni, serif;
> >                 font-size: 30px;
> >                 font-weight: bold;
> >                 text-align: center;
> >         }
> > A:link, A:visited, A:active
> >         {
> >                 color: #fff;
> >                 text-decoration: none;
> >         }
> > ADDRESS
> >         {
> >                 color: #cc1111;
> >                 font: bold 50% Eurostyle, sans-serif;
> >         }
> > 
> > for the actual HTML file:
> > <HTML>
> > <HEAD>
> >         <TITLE>CSS TEST 1</TITLE>
> >                 <STYLE TYPE="text/css">
> >                 @import HREF="test1.css";
> >                 </STYLE>
> > 
> > </HEAD>
> > 
> > if I use the "link rel" command I get partial importation, but none
> of
> > the colors show....I have tried with IE 4.0, Navigator 4.0 and
> > Navigator 3.0 and had no success....something must be wrong with my
> > method of import because when I put the style sheet directly into
> the
> > HTML header, it works fine.....
> > 
> > Any help would be appreciated
> > 
> > Asheesh K. Chowdhary
> > Technical Intern
> > Virtually Everything, Inc.
Received on Friday, 12 September 1997 20:01:18 GMT

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