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IE Rant

Discussion in 'Website Design Forum:' started by chrismitchell, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. <rant>

    Grrrr IE and its stupid CSS reading qualities :mad:



    Anyone know how to fix a problem with margins going screwwy in IE using CSS?
  2. tbwcf

    tbwcf Active Member

    any particular version?

    ie6 sees widths/margings/padding differently to other browsers as if you have a width of 600px and padding either side of 50px the total will still be 600px, where as other browsers will see it as 700px (adding the padding onto the total...

    this may help ie7-js - Google Code

    let me know if that doesn't help and I might be able to be more helpfull with an example

    but yes ie is gay!

    other than that try
  3. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    display:inline; if it's a left and/or right margin problem on a div might work.
  4. cheers lads.. will look into that now... its only just happened too which is really odd :eek:

    I don't think I changed anything in the CSS either LOL
  5. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    It might be elements inside the problematic container, and not the CSS/container itself…
  6. I think that the problem seems to be something being called via the PHP...

    the site is Symposium Events its in the list of events... you can see how they go mental after the second one.. I can't see any problems with the CSS off the top of my head..
  7. tbwcf

    tbwcf Active Member

    if its just happened you could have accidentally deleted something in the html like the closing of a tag.

    Putting it through the w3 validator is a quick way to spot things like that and attend to any errors as internet explorer tends to be more sensitive to things like that than other browsers...
  8. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    Yeah try get those 147 errors shifted!
  9. yeah i keep trying to get rid of the errors.. they keep coming back thanks to other people playing with my code :( can't stop the boss from getting involved.

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