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RE: Background image display problems

From: Garth Wallace <gwalla@sfgate.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 11:05:39 -0700
Message-ID: <7E36FB0187D9D211B6710060979380A2BF91E8@caen.sfchron.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Sounds like an implementation problem in IE5 and NS4.6.
I can't think of anything in the CSS spec that would cause
this behavior. 

The current and accurate reference is the spec, on the
W3C's site.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	www-style-request@w3.org [SMTP:www-style-request@w3.org]
> Sent:	Tuesday, August 10, 1999 2:57 AM
> To:	www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	Background image display problems
> Greetings,
> I have a test page at:
> http://www.firespring.com/testp2.html
> that uses absolute positioned blocks (fixed is what I'd have
> preferred, but they don't seem to work in any browser I've tried.
> The problem is that (when using either IE5 or NS4.61) to view
> the page, when I resize my browser window the display of the
> background images in my #sidebar and #main DIVS disappear until
> I do a reload of the page. I'm wondering if this is a problem 
> in my CSS, or if this is an inherent problem common to both 
> browsers.
> On another test page at:
> http://www.firespring.com/testpos.html
> I find that use of "text-align: justify" in my #main DIV 
> has some rather odd results in NS4.61, akthough IE5 works 
> fine. Can anyone tell me for sure if this is a glitch in NS
> or something bad in my CSS?
> Note: For what it's worth, I have checked all the pages I know about
> that describe the current set of "safe" CSS selectors and
> properties, and found them all to be inaccurate or obsolete.
> Is there a current and accurate reference somewhere?
> Thanks,
> Rick Johnson
Received on Tuesday, 10 August 1999 14:11:38 UTC

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