[thelist] text heading looks different in IE/NN

David Prowak prowak at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 25 18:25:17 CST 2001


The text-align:left was screwing up the headings 
in NN.

So, the text-align:left was making NN think the span
was a block level element - How did you know this?
Is there anywhere that gotchas like this are

Thanks again,

--- Peter-Paul Koch <gassinaumasis at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >http://home.twcny.rr.com/prowak/CDRWTech.html#
> >
> >The headings throughout this page, such as
> >"Disc-At-Once (DAO) Recording", appear differently
> >when viewed with IE5 and NN4.7.
> That's because <FONT SIZE=5> isn't exactly the same
> in both browsers, nor is 
> font-size: large. If you want it to be exactly the
> same in all browsers, 
> dump the FONT tag and use pixels as unit in your
> style sheet.
> >With NN4.7, after the heading, a blank line appears
> >before the text in the paragraph.  Why does that
> show
> >up that way?
> Not sure, but I think it's the text-align: left in
> the style sheet that 
> makes Netscape decide the SPAN is a block level
> element. Since it isn't 
> necessary anyway (default is left) I advise you to
> remove it.
> ppk
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