Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using conditional comments for Internet Explorer, part of Managing CSS in Dreamweaver.
One of the most annoying aspects of running CSS is the annoyance of having…to deal with browser incompatibility in writing hacks or alternate styles…for various browsers.…Although all browsers have their individual quirks, by far the worst offender…is Internet Explorer.…Entire Web sites are dedicated to dealing with errors in that…particular browser.…Now one way to deal with IE Errors are to place hacks and browser workarounds…directly within your CSS.…This creates messy code, makes your IE- specific workarounds harder to find and…makes editing your styles even more difficult.…
A better way of dealing with Internet Explorer is to place those specific styles…in external style sheets, and then pass them to Explore through the use of what…we call conditional comments.…So here I have the tours.htm file open.…And what I want to do is go ahead and just preview this page in Internet…Explorer, so we can see what the issue is.…So here we are in Internet Explorer, and right now everything looks fairly okay.…
- Building a CSS-friendly workspace in Dreamweaver
- Creating style sheets visually
- Hand-coding styles
- Working with code hinting
- Organizing style sheets with color coding and sections
- Writing global classes
- Eliminating style conflicts
- Deploying styles
- Dealing with browser compatibility issues
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Using Dreamweaver's Tools and Panels
2. Organizing Style Sheets
3. Reusing Styles
4. Deploying Styles
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