Hi

At the following site

http://www.r2integrated.com/clients/FMX/index.html

In IE 6 & 7 the footer's background should be grey; outside of the white box. It looks correct in firefox, chrome & IE8, but not IE6 & 7 the footer's background is white and inside the box. I have tried many things with no luck. I wonder if anyone can offer suggestions?

thank you chaser

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You should validate your html and fix the errors in it first - you have mixed xhtml syntax witha badly formed html4 doctype and you have block level elements nested inside inline elements.

I'm nor surprised IE6 is having problems interpreting the CSS and what to do with it.

Fixing the html will be a step in the right direction. Adding some widths to your floated elements or clearing them will help - it appears as if the nav uls in the footer are part of the div above they way your broken code is looking at the moment.

Hope this helps a bit.

Answered over 6 years ago by Tony Crockford
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Thanks - I'm always learning.....

What do you mean by block level elements nested inside inline elements? Im not totally certain what you mean by that.

thanks,

chaser

Answered over 6 years ago by chaser7016
  • looking at the code as it was there was a span around the ul, but it might have been a broken span tag? do run the code through the validator - it's easier to find CSS bugs when the code is valid, and sometimes they're not CSS bugs after all! :) Tony Crockford over 6 years ago
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Pardon .. I fixed the IE 7 footer issue. Added width & overflow: hidden to foot ul id, as well as IE7 star hack *margin: 15px 0 0 0.

Though the page in IE6's positioning is crazy. The right column drops down. Everything is float: left. Maybe it's a width issue in IE6?

Answered over 6 years ago by chaser7016
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in IE 6 you'll get the doubled margin bug on floated elements with a width and a margin. add display:inline; to the floated elements that have width set, and it should all go back to normal.

Answered over 6 years ago by Tony Crockford