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Re: BUG? W3C CSS Validator Results

From: Tim McMahon <txm@ams.org>
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 13:26:04 -0500
Message-ID: <3DEE48BC.F946AED1@ams.org>
To: Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design <nigel@miswebdesign.com>
CC: www-validator-css@w3.org

Excellent. That's exactly the answer I needed. Thanks for the help
Nigel.

Tim
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Timothy E. McMahon
Electronic Publishing Specialist
American Mathematical Society
txm@ams.org
401.455.4077
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Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design wrote:
> 
> The warning is like it says, you haven't specified a color. This could
> result in your page being unreadable if the user has set their text color to
> the same as you have set your background color.
> 
> To set text to black:
> 
> BODY {
> color:#000000;
> background-color : #ffffff;
> padding : 8px;
> font-family : Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif;
> text-align : left;
> }
> 
> Hope this helps
> Nigel Peck
> MIS Web Design
> http://www.miswebdesign.com/
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-validator-css-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-validator-css-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Tim McMahon
> Sent: 04 December 2002 16:31
> To: www-validator-css@w3.org
> Subject: BUG? W3C CSS Validator Results
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Using the W3C CSS Validator I continue to receive a warning:
> 
> "Level : 1 You have no color with your background-color : BODY "
> 
> I get this message despite the fact that I do have this specified as
> follows:
> 
> BODY {
> background-color : #ffffff;
> padding : 8px;
> font-family : Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif;
> text-align : left;
> }
> 
> Is this a bug? If not, will you point out my error. Thank you.
> --
> Tim
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Timothy E. McMahon
> Electronic Publishing Specialist
> American Mathematical Society
> txm@ams.org
> 401.455.4077
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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