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From "Frank W. Zammetti" <fzli...@omnytex.com>
Subject Re: S2 "Getting Started" buttons do not render under IE (was GoogleCode Maven ...)
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:01:15 GMT
I agree with Jim... a quick test shows that using height instead of
min-height causes the buttons to appear, at least in isolation.

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On Tue, November 27, 2007 1:10 pm, Ted Husted wrote:
> The images are blank buttons that are being styled to add the captions.
>
>         <a href="http://cwiki.apache.org/S2PLUGINS/home.html">
>           <div style="background:url(images/plugins.gif) no-repeat
> scroll 0%; width:200px; min-height:80px;
> float:left;position:relative;margin:5px">
>             <span
> style="top:15px;position:absolute;color:white;padding-left:10px">
>               <span style="font-weight: bold; font-size:140%">Plugin
> Registry</span>
>             </span>
>           </div>
>         </a>
>
> I'm not much of HTML guru. Does anyone have an IE fix for this, or
> should we use a different set of images? (The current approach also
> works with Safari and Opera, just not IE.)
>
> -Ted.
>
> On Nov 27, 2007 12:49 PM, Frank W. Zammetti <fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
>> Ok, there appears to be an issue with the site then... when I view it in
>> Macthon, my browser of choice, I don't see the buttons.  In FF I see
>> them
>> just fine.  I tried in IE7 as well and I see the same thing as Maxthon
>> (which makes sense, since Maxthon is just a wrapper around IE).  I
>> fiddled
>> with zoom factors and font size, since that's typically what causes
>> things
>> like this, but even at default font size and zooming, the buttons are
>> not
>> there (I can send a screenshot if anyone would like).  It looks like,
>> for
>> whatever reason, the button graphics are not there, all I see is the
>> text
>> in white, so it blends with the background (partially... it slightly
>> overlaps the gray bar there).
>>
>> Frank
>>
>> --
>> Frank W. Zammetti
>> Founder and Chief Software Architect
>> Omnytex Technologies
>> http://www.omnytex.com
>> AIM/Yahoo: fzammetti
>> MSN: fzammetti@hotmail.com
>> Author of "Practical Ajax Projects With Java Technology"
>>  (2006, Apress, ISBN 1-59059-695-1)
>> and "JavaScript, DOM Scripting and Ajax Projects"
>>  (2007, Apress, ISBN 1-59059-816-4)
>> Java Web Parts - http://javawebparts.sourceforge.net
>>  Supplying the wheel, so you don't have to reinvent it!
>>
>>
>> On Tue, November 27, 2007 12:40 pm, Philip Luppens wrote:
>> > On 11/27/07, Frank W. Zammetti <fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
>> >> On Tue, November 27, 2007 12:15 pm, Philip Luppens wrote:
>> >> > On 11/27/07, Frank W. Zammetti <fzlists@omnytex.com> wrote:
>> >> >> I don't disagree with most of what you say here, and what Phillip
>> >> says
>> >> >> in
>> >> >> his reply, so let me make a more concrete suggestion: make the
>> plugin
>> >> >> registry much more prominent on the Struts home page (that is to
>> say,
>> >> >> mention it at all, since I don't see it on the front page anywhere
>> at
>> >> >> present).
>> >> >
>> >> > It has a 150px wide button in yellow on the homepage [1] ;-)
>> >> > But I agree that it might need a bit more 'marketing'.
>> >>
>> >> Really?!?  I'm either the biggest idiot on the face of the planet
>> (which
>> >> some might say is true regardless, but I digress) or I'm a lot
>> blinder
>> >> than I thought... I don't see it.  It's not out of the realm of
>> >> possibility that the proxy here at work has an older version of the
>> page
>> >> cached, I've seen that happen before, but I'm not seeing a big yellow
>> >> button anywhere on struts.apache.org.  What part of the page
>> >> specifically
>> >> is it in?
>> >
>> > It's on the Struts 2 homepage [1], not the struts.apache.org one.
>> >
>> > [1] http://struts.apache.org/2.x/
>> >
>> > - Phil
>> >
>> >>
>> >> > - Phil
>> >>
>> >> Frank
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Frank W. Zammetti
>> >> Founder and Chief Software Architect
>> >> Omnytex Technologies
>> >> http://www.omnytex.com
>> >> AIM/Yahoo: fzammetti
>> >> MSN: fzammetti@hotmail.com
>> >> Author of "Practical Ajax Projects With Java Technology"
>> >>  (2006, Apress, ISBN 1-59059-695-1)
>> >> and "JavaScript, DOM Scripting and Ajax Projects"
>> >>  (2007, Apress, ISBN 1-59059-816-4)
>> >> Java Web Parts - http://javawebparts.sourceforge.net
>> >>  Supplying the wheel, so you don't have to reinvent it!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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>
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