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From "Dirk Frederickx" <dirk.frederi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CSS for IE?
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2008 19:21:36 GMT
Either methods are working fine.
I just prefer to use the inline css rules, as it neatly keeps the
relate styles together.
(also added a comment on jspwikik.org)

dirk


On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Murray Altheim <murray07@altheim.com> wrote:
> Dirk Frederickx wrote:
>>
>> The css stylesheets in JSPWiki mostly uses common css styling, usable
>> across most browser platforms.
>> Browser specific styles are avoided as much as possible.
>>
>> However, in ''some'' cases, ie6/ie7 require specific treatment as
>> css-specs are not implemented always correctly.
>> Therefore, JSPWiki uses inline css-'hacks' to add specific ie6/ie7 rules.
>>
>> For IE6 and lower:
>>
>> /*ie6 hack*/
>> * html <css-selector> { <css-style defs> }
>>
>> For IE7:
>>
>> /*ie7 hack */
>> *:first-child+html <css-selector> { <css-style defs> }
>>
>> (there are many more hacks, but these are the most simple and generic)
>>
>> By using inline css browser-hacks, it's easy to see which style defs
>> are general and which need some browser tweeking.  And it also keeps
>> maintenance easy.
>
> hi Dirk,
>
> I'd really hoped to avoid any browser-specific hacks at all, but as
> you know rendering on IE6 and 7 can be problematic. We have a number
> of templates that I just updated for the latest build, and in doing
> so found that the overall L&F was simply not acceptable, and that I'd
> have to add an additional stylesheet in order to have the IE pages
> look like those on Safari, Firefox and Opera. It was only because of
> this that I'd considered using a CSS hack.
>
> If there's any information you'd care to add to the new Conditional
> Comments page on jspwiki.org, please do. As I mentioned in my last
> message, I would hope people would use this "feature" only to fix
> problems in rendering the same across browsers, not create different
> renditions.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Murray
>
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