[thelist] IE vs NS

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 6 13:40:26 CDT 2000

> From: "Michael Galvin" <mpgalvin at eircom.net>
> However, I haven't a clue why it's even doing what it's doing.  If you
> could take a look at http://www.lipstick-ireland.com/.  In the middle
> of the page on the RHS, there are 4 links to articles elsewhere in the
> site.  These links are held in seperate tables of 100% width.  As you
> can see in IE, it's fine - they stretch all the way across.  However,
> in NS, the widths seem almost random, they're indented all the way
> down.
> The source of this page is horrific (it's in a 0,100% frame, so you'll
> need to right-click), so I've put in a placeholder which is about half
> way down:
> <!----1---->

cannot find that comment in there...

the source is horrific because it is post-parsed HTML from the MS 
HTML rendering engine... sometimes when you save a page from 
IE it gets saved as MSHTML, which is non-compliant and rather 
buggy... if you have the original source before the MS conversion, 
that will make this go much more smoothly (and maybe fix your 

otherwise, always check for align attributes, table widths, unclosed 
tags, image widths and heights, etc... i just can't find my way 
through the code, and patching bad code isn't much help, either... 
get the clean code and work from there...

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