[thelist] CSS rounded borders in IE/Win problem

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 11:12:52 CST 2005


On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 08:44:37 -0000, Tony Crockford <tonyc at boldfish.co.uk> wrote:
> > As you can see, on IE, the right and left border extends further than it
> > should.
> it's #navlist that needs attention.
> This page:
> http://www.positioniseverything.net/articles/hollyhack.html
> explains some of the weird display bugs that IE exhibits when you have
> elements without stated dimensions.
> give #navlist a width and your problem is solved.
> AFAIK it's to do with "layout"
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/browser/mshtml/reference/ifaces/currentstyle2/haslayout.asp
> and elements that don't have layout, are rendered strangely by IE.

I just realized that I never responded after trying this out. So, for
the benefit of the archives:

It worked perfectly, just as you said. I was thinking I shouldn't
bother the list, because I was probbaly doing something stupid, but I
would have never figured this out on my own.

Thanks a million for your help.

Matt Warden
Miami University
Oxford, OH, USA

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