[thelist] CSS background positioning and link borders

Jono Young ox4dboy at comcast.net
Thu Feb 26 08:49:29 CST 2004

Thanks for the link, and explanation.  The IE PC display issue is bizarre.
IF found this page while combing through CSS info on the web, which may help
with the IE display issue, or not.


I'm not all too sure about IE for Mac, but Safari certainly does do a great

Thanks Again,

On 2/25/04 5:44 PM, "Gregory Wostrel" <info at gwcreative.com> wrote:

> Jono,
> sorry , I responded too fast. I didn't read carefully the first time.
> To be clear:
> Yes I decided not to do the swoosh across the whole page like that
> because of some really bizarrre problem with scrolling in Mozilla
> browsers and a complete inability of IEPC to display the image(s)
> properly. Understand that the effect is achieved by having three images
> that all line up to the viewport but are only revealed as the
> background of the <div> they are associated with. The technique was
> something I first saw here:
> http://www.meyerweb.com/eric/css/edge/complexspiral/demo.html
> Really great stuff, but you need to be on a Mac and be using IE (go
> figure!) or Safari. These two browsers seem to have the best all around
> (no flames people - just an opinion and speaking generally) support for
> CSS-1 and CSS-2. IE5 and 6/PC completely bungle it. Take a look:
> (Win98/IE6)
> http://www.gwcreative.com/working/pt/IE6_PC.gif
> Since the site I am working on will be accessible to the internet and
> not on a corporate intranet where I can control things, I had to drop
> it. <rant>What a pain, if I had my way IEPC would rot in hell</rant>
> Gregory Wostrel

More information about the thelist mailing list