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Margins and IE 4.5 for the Mac (example)

From: <Jeff@Ratliff.com>
Date: Mon, 10 May 1999 16:17:50 -0000
Message-ID: <000701be9b00$b613aa80$2bc5ccc2@edu.ac.ma>
To: "www-style" <www-style@w3.org>
> Could you give me an example or URI to an example which demonstrates how
> "this doesn't work" as you put it?

It's not so much that a feature doesn't work as that it works (or is
implemented) differently in IE 4.5 than in IE 5.0.

Here's an example:

      body { margin: 0 0 0 3em; }
      #nomargin { margin: 0 0 0 0; }
      #noemafter { margin-bottom: 0; }
    <center><h1 id="nomargin">Yes?</h1></center>
    <center><h3 id="noem">No.</h3></center>

If I understand correctly (and I have to admit to being new to stylesheets),
the "Yes?" and the "No." should *not* be centered under each other and that
is how these words are rendered by IE 4.5. However, in IE 5.0, the words are
centered under each other.

Is this a case of 4.5 doing what it should and 5.0 not?

Thanks for your indulgence,
Jeff Ratliff
Received on Monday, 10 May 1999 12:26:55 UTC

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