[thelist] (how to stop) IE6 rendering before it has fully compiled

Julian Rickards julian.rickards at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 06:05:55 CST 2006

The delay in rendering tables is according to spec which is why if you have
multiply-nested tables, it takes so much longer because each nested table
must be rendered before the outer table.

On 20/11/06, jason.handby <jason.handby at corestar.co.uk> wrote:
> > Does anyone know of any simple way to make IE wait til it has
> > fully digested the content before prematurely displaying it?
> It used to be the case that IE would not display the contents of a table
> until it had reached the closing </table>. So you could try enclosing
> everything in a table with one cell? Not very CSS though!
> Alternatively perhaps you could use CSS to set the position of your
> enclosing div to be way off the page (hence not visible), and then
> reposition it using Javascript once the page has loaded?
> Jason
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