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Re: | Anchor Pseudo-Classes |

From: Marc David Johnson <mjohnson@marcdavidjohnson.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 08:11:26 -0400
Message-ID: <001501c11a83$171ab9f0$08c818ac@ncua.lan>
To: Francisco Brandão <francisco.brandao@megamedia.pt>, <www-style@w3.org>
One thing is to make sure you have them in correct order (otherwise the
won't work or will exhibit 'strange' behavior).

Eric Meyer has a great abbreviation : 'LVHA' (which I've taken to calling
'luvya' to remember it by).

'LVHA' = Link  then Visited then Hover then Active - is the order they
should be read in your CSS.

Hope that helps,

Marc David Johnson
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Francisco Brandão" <francisco.brandao@megamedia.pt>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 7:42 AM
Subject: | Anchor Pseudo-Classes |


> i have been experiencing some major problems with the pseudo-classes
> 'a:link', 'a:hover', 'a:active' and 'a: visited'
>
> i´ve tried to use them on some pages i´m building but the actions they
> are supposed to execute just simply don´t happen
> i know by a fact that NS 4 doesn´t implement 'a:hover' .... ok that
> doesn´t shock me
> but the big thing is that IE 5 messes up all those references, if i put
> all of them working on the document 'a: visited' takes control and the
> document ignores all the other ones
> on the other hand NS 6 works fine with everything but simply ignores
> 'a:visited' like it doesn´t exist, which it does
>
> is this supposed to happen ??
>
> i´ve checked the CSS drafts about pseudo-classes in
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1#pseudo-classes-and-pseudo-elements>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1#pseudo-classes-and-pseudo-elements
> and it seems to be all OK about the use of anchor pseudo-class, maybe
> something escape me because i´m not native in the english language
> i'm puzzled ...
>
> can somebody enlighten me !?!
>
> #Cheers from Portugal ....
>
>
> Francisco Brandão
>  <mailto:francisco.brandao@megamedia.pt> francisco.brandao@megamedia.pt
> |www.megamedia.pt|
> ...
>
>
>
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