[thelist] IE on the mac doing strange things

Tara Cleveland taracc at home.com
Fri Nov 9 11:23:40 CST 2001


As far as I know, background images on <tr> is only supported in NS. So
you'll have to put it in the <td>.

You can check out this list of tags and attributes and what browers
support here:

Is there a particular reason you want it on the row and not in the cell?


Schaz Stevens wrote:
> Greetings evolters
> I've got a bit of a display problem when viewing a page on IE for the Mac
> (ie 5.5 I think).
> I'm using tables to keep the navigation and text separate and I've set a
> background image for the row where I've got the text. Herein lies the
> problem - shows up perfectly on NN6.2 but IE isn't showing the background
> image (yes there is text there).
> I've found a work-around if I put the background image on the <td> tag as
> well it displays on IE
> Snip of code here:
> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center"
> width="600">
>         <tr>
>           <td align="center">
>             <img src="images/logo-top.gif" width="206" height="38">
>           </td>
>         </tr>
>         <tr background="images/table-bg.jpg">
> Any idea how to get this to work without having to put the image on the <td>
> tag as well?
> Thanks in advance
> Schaz
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