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Re: Rollover-image Property

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 16:56:06 -0400
Message-Id: <200206202056.QAA12392@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: Stuart Ballard <sballard@netreach.com>
cc: Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr>, Nicholas Atkinson <nik@casawana.com>, www-style@w3.org

> (1) Allowing the "content" property to take a url() of an image as an 
> argument, and also allowing it to apply to any element, instead of just 
> the before and after pseudos. Anything in the "content" property would 
> completely replace the regular content of the element; OR

a#foo:before { content: url(normal.gif); }
a#foo:before:hover { content: url(hover.gif); }

<a id="foo"></a>

Does pretty much what you want.  It's not exactly backwards-compatible
with non-css browsers, but neither are any ofthe other suggestions being
considered.  (As a note, it does _not_ work in current Mozilla,
apparently due to a bug; just in case you decide to test it).

Boris
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