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Re: specificity and user style sheets

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 16:31:03 +0100
Message-Id: <F44482F4-790D-4A37-B70C-3079B073021C@btinternet.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Kevin Lawver <kplawver@aol.com>

Kevin,

my apologies this does in fact work pretty thoroughly, though it's a  
little more complex than I would like....
must have to close Opera and reopen or some such to get it to work...

cheers

Jonathan Chetwynd



On 1 Jun 2006, at 13:09, Kevin Lawver wrote:


You'd need to do:

body * {
    background:#000 !important;
    color:#fff !important;
}

to do what you're intending.

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On Jun 1, 2006, at 7:16 AM, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

>
> Re: specificity and user style sheets
>
> bjoern and stanimir,
>
>
> thank you for your response, however the use of ! makes almost no  
> difference due to "specificity" as per my previous email
> for instance visit http://www.peepo.co.uk/mybbc or http:// 
> www.bbc.co.uk
>
> >>whilst there expectation might be that this would provide a  
> universal solution to their reading difficulties, in reality it  
> achieves almost nothing due to the approach to specificity taken by  
> the WG.
>
> again apologies if I am missing something due to ignorance..
>
> regards
>
>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
>
Received on Thursday, 1 June 2006 15:31:16 GMT

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