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I'd like to have the green top line on <snip> stay there even if I scroll down on the page. Basically, I'd like to have it act like another frame. Is there some simple way to do that? As I said, I'm completely new to this. I created my first css file a couple hours ago and that was mainly cut-and-paste...
[edited by: Nick_W at 8:41 am (utc) on Mar. 16, 2003]
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Even Opera doesn't support overflow control at an acceptable level!
Gecko browsers do. They are the only ones to completely support position:fixed/absloute and complete overflow control.
Still, it's not hard to emulate frames cross-browsers. Complex, maybe... but not hard ;)
All round support for position:fixed or overflow would make life so much easier wouldn't it?
Or even just a consistent way to address CSS hiding would be nice - at least then we could work around their bugs and missing features without getting our hands dirty.
One thing though... I'd have to second being a purist/idealist. Might sound strange, considering the fact that I promote various methods of hiding CSS from browsers.
However, I only promote such methods if the code produced will validate as 100% correct syntax. That might sound like a lame excuse, but considering the HTML soup we were in a couple of years ago, with various tricks for different browsers - at least the code can now be made to validate.
Sure, certain browsers might have issues interpreting, but at least they have a chance of receiving stuff that their limited vocabulary can handle.
I wish we lived in a world where Microsoft, Mozilla, and Opera worked together. Unfortunately they don't. The only good thing is that they somehow seem to agree more now than they did a few years ago...
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen" href="normal.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen-netscape" href="netscapehacks.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen-explorer-5.5" href="ie55hacks.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen-opera" href="operahacks.css">
and so on.... and so on... then at least we could code hide without resorting to 'tricks'. ;)
...until we are all still here posting complaints that the transparent luminous spheroid style in CSS-352 is not supported properly by the MicroAOLTimeWarnerPepsiCoSoft holographic browser v46.215 wetware chip that we have just implanted into our brain stem.