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Item4639: Recent style change in PatternSkin makes the frame round text fields look far too dramatic in Internet Explorer

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A recent style change in PatternSkin makes the frame round text fields like used in HTML forms look far too dramatic in Internet Explorer.

The shadow effect added look OK in FF but in IE it becomes an almost solid black border which stands out far too much on a TWiki page.

-- TWiki:Main/KennethLavrsen - 15 Sep 2007

I don't see any differences in color whatsoever. These are screenshots of browser rendering of textareas in Pattern Skin:


Any particular page you are seeing this?

-- TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens - 15 Sep 2007

Look at http://merlin.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Myweb/CrashTest

The comment frame is pretty black on my LCD monior. The above 3 I agree look quite OK

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 15 Sep 2007

That is a plain textarea, not a styled twikiTextarea.

-- TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens - 16 Sep 2007

Yes, you are right.

So actually it seems our style sheets no longer style the plain textareas then. Any reason not to do that?

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 16 Sep 2007

Problem is that html does not discern buttons and input fields, they all are input. So I cannot style them differently (in the previous version of pattern skin all form elements were styled - in a uniform way: form input fields, textareas and buttons all had 1 pixel border).

We could style the textarea, but that would be just an exception so I am not for this.

-- TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens - 16 Sep 2007

Summary Recent style change in PatternSkin makes the frame round text fields look far too dramatic in Internet Explorer
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-4.2.0, Sat, 15 Sep 2007, build 14873
AppliesTo Extension
Component PatternSkin
Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease minor

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GIFgif Pattern_Skin_Textareas.gif r1 manage 3.3 K 2007-09-15 - 23:14 ArthurClemens Screenshots of browser rendering of textareas in Pattern Skin
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Topic revision: r6 - 2007-09-16 - ArthurClemens
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