[thelist] Site Check - MAC IE 4.5 Help

Brian W. Reaves brian at brianreaves.com
Sat Jun 19 19:17:44 CDT 2004

Thanks Chris!

Can you tell me if this layout works using MAC IE 5.2? 

Brian W. Reaves

Chris Price wrote:
> On 19/6/04 6:02 pm, "Brian W. Reaves" <brian at brianreaves.com> wrote:
>>Hello List,
>>I do not have access to a MAC and I have been told there is a problem
>>with the rendering of (http://spiralwinder.com/) on MAC IE 4+. Any help
>>would be greatly be appreciated.
> I'll struggle to give you a definitive answer but I hope I can give you a
> few pointers.
> I think you'll find there are very few Mac IE4 users. I have IE5.2 and only
> use it when I have to. In IE5.2 your content is to the bottom right of the
> list and its probably the floats giving the trouble. Have you thought of
> absolutely positioning the list?
> The code seems overly complicated to me and I find the more divs I have the
> harder it is to find the culprit.
> A note on the css. You specify margin and padding by -top, -bottom, -left
> and -right (4 lines). Why don't you write - margin: t r b l; padding: t r b
> l;
> It makes your code a lot shorter and a lot neater.
> Take a look at 
> http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=173786
> Its inspirational.
> --
> Chris price

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