[thelist] Re: broken Web page...

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 1 11:20:00 CST 2002

> From: "Dayn Riegel <evolt at jointhe.net>"
> However, this is also an "open" post to thelist -- does anyone else
> see all the "lines" when the page first loads up? Or is it just me?
> Basically what I see is black "lines" that appear b/w all the images
> and I guess it is just the fact that the site background is black, yet
> the images are on a white background and, blah, blah, blah.

using IE5.5 on windows?

if so, it's an IE bug (and their fix is unwieldy, at best):

Internet Explorer 5.5 Adds Scan Lines Between
JPEG Images

The information in this article applies to:

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5 for
Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5 for
Windows NT 4.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5 for
Windows 2000

If JPEG images are tiled horizontally, Internet
Explorer 5.5 may add an additional scan line
between the images that matches the background
color in Internet Explorer. This occurs only
during the download of images from a site. If
the images are cached or are on the hard disk,
this problem does not occur. The problem does
not occur with .gif images.

This problem does not occur with .gif files. If
possible, use .gif files as a workaround.

NOTE: If the jpg images are pre-loaded using
jScript, the extra scan lines may disappear
after the page finishes downloading.

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in
the Microsoft products that are listed at the
beginning of this article.

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