David, I am running IE5.0 and the example given seems to work. Simon, I appreciate you taking the time to share this information with us. I may end up using it in the future. It does strike me as strange that Microsoft got so close to implementing it correctly, but didn't get it quite right. -joshua > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > Subject: RE: [thelist] CSS2 Child selectors in IE5/Win > > > I noticed recently that IE5/Win does seem to support CSS2 > > Child selectors, > > but only if the elements are separated by white space. i.e. > > body>div won't > > work but body > div will. I thought it was generally accepted (for > > example > > http://www.webreview.com/style/css2/charts/selectors.shtml) that > > IE5/Win and IE5.5/Win didn't support Child Selectors, but this example > > suggests otherwise: > > > > http://members.evolt.org/astro38/cssexample.html > > > > Anyone know what the deal is? > > Um...maybe you had Mozilla open when you did this, child selectors aren't > supported in IE 5. > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !