[thelist] IE yellow form field backgrounds on email/postcode

john at johnallsopp.co.uk john at johnallsopp.co.uk
Sun Dec 3 05:04:04 CST 2006

> john at johnallsopp.co.uk wrote:
>> I may be slow to spot this, but in IE6 and IE7, for the first time
>> recently I spotted a lemon yellow background to three  fields in a
>> form.
> As mentioned by Jason and Donna, this is indeed caused by an installed
> toolbar - most likely Google or Yahoo.  I've found that the Yahoo bar
> is
> much more likely to sneak onto a PC, as it's bundled with Flash
> player.
> I often have clients call and ask about the highlighted fields and I
> just explain that it's caused by their own software!
> Tim

Fantastic, thanks everyone, I hadn't thought of that. Call me naive,
but I  wouldn't have expected Google to mess around with presentation
like that.

Now to find the Google Toolbar off switch :-)


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