[thelist] CSS and NN4.x series - solid border on input field

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Wed May 16 07:02:35 CDT 2001

>Elfur Logadóttir wrote:
> > http://elfur.com/penninn/index.html
> >
> > that looks just beautiful in ie (at both 5.x and 6beta) but barfs when 
>entered using NN4.x
> >
> > the barfing part occurs at the bottom of the left column where the input 
>field is supposed to have style in IE - but just nothing in NN.
> >
> > Does not using the border on input fields have to be my solution?

1) Styles on form elements do not work in Netscape 4.

>I have never been able to make CSS borders work in NN4.x. Somebody correct 
>me if I'm wrong, but I think it's just not possible.

2) Yes, it is possible if you adjust your syntax:

element {border-width: 1px;
   border-style: solid;
   border-color: #000000;

works fine in Netscape 4 (and all other browsers). The short syntax (border: 
1px solid #000000) doesn't, though.

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