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In chapter 8 exercise 1 you are to apply IE7. I did, I think, and I noticed no change. Is there a change?

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Yes, check: http://www.smilingsouls.net/BegCSS/1...rcise18-1.html

It's very subtle... the big "W" stays fixed in place in the lower right corner of the screen as you scroll with IE7 applied, and is not without it.

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Oh, and its also semi-transparent.

So it fixes two things, the position of the "W", and the CSS 3 "opacity" property.

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Ah, there's another one (been a long time since I looked at that, in fact haven't seen it since I wrote it :))... when you hover over the links at the top there is a description that appears. Without IE7 that doesn't work either.

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I see! That IE7 is quite handy. Nice book by the way. It's always nice to find a technical book that is a page turner.

 


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