[thelist] XHTML Transitional: wrap="virtual" not allowed - NOT YET SOLVED

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Sat Nov 2 17:05:00 CST 2002


> From: Sharon F. Malone
> I followed your suggestion and also added the width
> attribute, as follows:
> textarea { overflow: auto ;
>         width: 230px ; } in my remote CSS file.
> This worked just peachy in IE5.5 and N6.2 ~but~ NN4.7
> didn't pick up on it and isn't wrapping the text.
> Is this going to be a question of not validating if I
> have to put wrap="virtual" back in or is there a
> workaround? And I'm wondering about IE3&4 and older
> versions of Netscape as well.

well, you'll have to ask yourself whether or not validating is more
important than accommodating a tiny percentage of your audience with
something they may or may not even notice.  i personally couldn't care about
this sort of thing for older browsers as they represent about 1-2% of the


jeff at members.evolt.org

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