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    IE 5.5 Scrollbar coloring

    This is not a question about how to color the scrollbars, I know how to do that. I would like to know why IE 6.0 doesn't support this feature. I thought it was neat. Will IE ever support it again?

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    You probably aren't doing something right. There is no indication on the MS website that scroll bar colors are not supported by IE 6. Try their examples at http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/s...lbarColor.htm.

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    No, IE 6 ignores the invalid CSS that colors scrollbars in strict mode.

    However I think you can get them if you don't use a peoper doctype on your page (ie trigger old compability mode).

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    I'm using Internet Explorer v.6 and it does support color scrollbars in CSS. The features only works in IE v5.5 that I know of, so if you are using earlier version of IE it will ignore the color scrollbars. You can tell what version you are currently using if you don't already know, by choosing About Internet Explorer from the Help menu.

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    I have IE 5.5, so the coloring works for me. I want to know how to get the scrollbars colored in IE 6.

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    It isn't any different, it's the same coding. Whatever works in IE5.5 will work in IE6 as well.

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    Originally posted by ecross
    It isn't any different, it's the same coding. Whatever works in IE5.5 will work in IE6 as well.
    That is incorrect.
    As I've already stated, in STRICT parsing mode you will NOT get scrollbar colors in IE6.

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    Umm.. the color scrollbars works under IE6, same coding. Exactly what do you mean by STRICT parsing mode?

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    Originally posted by ecross
    Umm.. the color scrollbars works under IE6, same coding. Exactly what do you mean by STRICT parsing mode?
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en...cements_topic2

    In short, if you code a webpage as you should do, with a proper doctype (without using deprecated HTML) you will find youself in STRICT (aka standards compliant) parsing mode.

    For reference here is the Mozilla documentation for Gecko browsers
    http://www.mozilla.org/docs/web-deve.../doctypes.html
    Last edited by Stefan; 12-04-2002 at 09:59 AM.

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    Originally posted by ecross
    It isn't any different, it's the same coding. Whatever works in IE5.5 will work in IE6 as well.
    No it won't. I have the coding on my website. It works fine in IE 5.5, but NOT at all on IE 6. You can see for your self if you have IE 6 by going to www.geocities.com/lordoftheringsandtolkien the scrollbars are supposed to be black with gold arrows.

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    Your link doesn't work. It says the page can't be found.

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    I have IE 6, and it works fine for me, On your site I mean.

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    Question works for me

    I went to your site zach and although I didn't see gold arrows, I did see black scrollbars, etc I'm running IE6.0

    Aloha Chris

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    Zach. The scrollbars look fine to me in IE 6. Have you tried looking at someone elses site who has colored scrollbars? If not take a look at my site(http://www.infinitypages.com) and see if you can see those scrollbar colors.

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