[thelist] CSS - sliding doors method and image flicker problem in IE

chris lists at semioticpixels.com
Wed Nov 30 19:25:28 CST 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-30 at 14:13 -0800, Tom Dell'Aringa wrote:
> I'm using a sliding doors method for some rollovers. Works in all browsers, but IE has an awful
> time with the rollover, I get a the flash of the background color, then the image load every
> single time. Looks like garbage.
> I tried putting the images in a div shimmed to the right -9000px, this did not seem to 'preload'
> them. Do I need to run a JavaScript to preload these images or is there another technique? 

Hey Tom,
you might want to check out

I lost a couple of days on that issue only to discover it was only a
problem on the dev server where we weren't using squid for caching.

oh well!


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