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<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/mycssfile.css" type="text/css" >
inside my <head> tag.
Among other things, the css file specifies a background color for the body of the document:
It works just fine in Opera 6, in IE5.5, and in Netscape6.2 on my pc. But when the client ran it on their pc, there was no background color. I know they're using IE, but I'm not sure what version. This seems like such a basic thing. Is it possible some versions of IE don't support css?
It is quiet possible though that the client has selected fonts, colors for links, background -- many people like larger font size so they can read easily.
There must be a minor problem with some browsers.
Netscape 4 did not support two of the involved properties (background-attachment and background-position) so they couldn't support the shorthand rule.
Source: W3Schools CSS Background Properties [w3schools.com]
Also, most of the shorthand CSS rules seem to me to have more quirks in their browser support than the "basic" forms, so switching over to background-color:#f7bc5b; sounds like a good suggestion.