[thelist] AlphaImageLoader woes

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 09:02:52 CST 2007

On 1/5/07, Rick den Haan <rick.denhaan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've just started work on implementing a redesign, for which the
> designer used some semi-transparent backgrounds. I'm using a 24-bit PNG
> image for that, while loading a seperate stylesheet for IE 6 and earlier
> through conditional comments. This has just one simple rule:
> .backed {
>     background-image: none !important;
>     zoom: 1;
> filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader(src='images/backing.png',sizingMethod='scale');
> }
> (the original stylesheet has .backed { background-image:
> url('images/backing.png'); })
> Now, here's the kicker:
> On my main navigation DIV, which contains a UL with left-floated LI's,
> all but the last of the links are unclickable in IE6. If I disable the
> AlphaImageLoader, no problem, but I don't have the semi-transparent
> background.
> Can somebody help me find out why this is happening? I'm thoroughly
> stumped. The URL is http://www.osponline.nl/nieuw/index.php

Hi Rick,

Yes this is normally the case with IE due to hasLayout if I rememember
rightly, try:

ul li a {

ul li a {

Ben Morrison

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