Chris Johnston wrote: > On 6/10/06, Jono <jono at charlestonwebsolutions.com> wrote: > >> I think there may be more to it than Windows. I encountered the very same >> problem a while back on an article on mezzoblue, here: >> http://tinyurl.com/zdgkr >> >> See the last two comments on the page above. I posted a link to a >> QuickTime >> movie showing the blinking cursor. It still happens for me in Firefox >> v18.104.22.168 but only on that page. I have not found another page that >> causes >> the crazy mouse? If I hover over the very bottom of any of the links in >> the >> body, I see the crazy mouse. A closer look at the page's CSS might reveal >> something, but it's way deep on a list of To-Dos. >> >> Anyhow check out the page and QT movie if you want. >> >> >> > I see it as well on the last two links at the very bottom of the Mezzoblue > page. It happens when you just touch the very bottom of the link (barely > touch it). I think the problem may be with the underline on the link. As a > straight link, it is underlined, however, in a:hover, the underline is > removed. This may change the size of the target for the link. So what > happens is that the a:hover target for the cursor is actually smaller, thus > causing the crazy mouse effect since you mouse is no longer in the target > zone to activate the a:hover affect and it moves back to the regular link, > which makes it slightly bigger, thus activating the a:hover again and so on. > > That is just my initial guess. > > Chris > > (not trimming as all is important to this discussion I think) Chris, The underline may very well be the cause. On the page I was having the problem with, the a's DO have an underline on them as well, but it is padded down to act as a separator to the element below it.