[thelist] IE7 RC1 on XPSP2 weirdness FIXED but problematic....

Tony Crockford tonyc at boldfish.co.uk
Wed Aug 30 02:29:58 CDT 2006

Tony Crockford wrote:
> Tony Crockford wrote:
>> Can anyone see why the background image would only half display?
>> http://www.bclm.co.uk/map.htm
>> site has been thoroughly tested in IE6 etc and I'm sure the IE7 beta's 
>> rendered it okay too...
> okay, found it, but now I'm worried...
> the div that contains the background image had no specified width and 
> all the content, bar the paragraph of text was absolutely positioned so 
> out of the document flow, so IE7 RC1 appears not to have the default div 
> behaviour of full width divs unless otherwise specified.
> can anyone confirm?
> I'll set up a test case and see...

so far I can't duplicate it with a simple test case, but it fails every 
time on the original page(s)

I'll revert the CSS so the problem exists on the live site and maybe 
someone with more brains than me might shed some light....


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