Yup - I can elaborate ... it was too late in the day to be thinking about this stuff. I don't know what was going on last night with the short forms but it is not happening today. Maximillian had it right with the floating divs. Kyle Kyle Summers Just Breathe http://www.JustBreathe.co.uk -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of M. Seyon Sent: 19 February 2005 00:58 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: short-hand color in background-color (was RE: [thelist] Parent DIV won't take background color) Message from Kyle @ JustBreathe (2/18/2005 06:57 PM) >If my assumption is right then your problem is in the style for the body >element; you currently have the line > background:#fff; >but you need to have > background:#ffffff; >This will then work in Firefox and IE (and probably any other browser). >It's curious really that the short form seems to be acceptable for 'color' >but not for background-color. I've never seen this problem before. Can you elaborate? Thanks. -marc -- Trinidad Carnival in all its photographic glory. Playyuhself.com http://www.playyuhself.com/ -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !