Re: Styles and Netscape

by Michael Jon Muehlendorf <haoka(at)>

 Date:  Mon, 30 Apr 2001 13:28:19 -0500
 To:  "Anthony Romano" <datachem(at)>,
"HWG-Basics" <hwg-basics(at)>
 In-Reply-To:  default
  todo: View Thread, Original

Hello Anthony!

I'm not too sure about the color changes, but I did read that Netscape has
only partial support for "pseudo" classes in CSS, of which "hover" is a



At 08:46 AM 4/30/01 -0700, Anthony Romano wrote:
>I have the following code in an html file:
><style type="text/css">
>     A.:link {text-decoration: none; color: #ffffff}
>     A.:visited {text-decoration: none; color: #00ff00}
>     A.:active {text-decoration: underline; color: #00ff00}
>     A.:hover {text-decoration: underline; color: #ffff00}
>When I view it in MSIE the  links behave as in the instructions.  However
>when viewed with Netscape 4.6 it doesn't.  The colors don't change or form
>an underline when the mouse is on the links.  The links do send you to the
>correct url when clicked on.  I thought that Netscape 4 and higher browsers
>were able to carry out these instructions.  The same thing happens when I
>view other files with similar coding.  I checked the browser preferences and
>enable style sheets is checked.  Is there another adjustment that I should
>make to the netscape browser?  Thanks.
>Anthony Romano
>"Justice through Science"

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