[thelist] browser support for character entities

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 08:28:21 CST 2006

On 3/31/06, sbeam <sbeam at onsetcorps.net> wrote:
> The idea was to have an indicator for the sorting direction of some
> columns in a table (clickable column headers). Ideally there would be
> simple little triangles, one with point up and the other point down -
> but while I can put diamonds, clubs, hearts and spades, nothing suits
> (pun!)
> The closest was &uarr; and &darr;, but I find IE6 is cutting the heads
> off the arrows sometimes. And plus they are too skinny and hard to see
> at 11px Arial. So after all that we are going with good old &lt; and
> &gt; - oh well

Why not use an image? This could also be done with CSS...


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