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CSS font face not being shown in Netscape

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I'm linking to a css file. In ie the font face shows up correctly but in Netscape the font face is not being picked up.  Does anybody know why this may be happening?

Michael
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by:ericpete
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It depends on the tag you're using... some things work in IE that don't work in NS, and vice versa. For a complete list, go to http://webreview.com/wr/pub/guides/style/mastergrid.html
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by:AGB
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How version of Netscape You are use?
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by:cabrionet
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Show the cource of html and css
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by:Morya1
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The version of Netscape is 4.7

The url is:  http://test.garycox.cx/SiteSrvr/26p490/rsrc/WPgs/home/home.htm

It links to the css file:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://test.garycox.cx/SiteSrvr/stylesheets/ibooks.css">


Michael
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by:AGB
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In tag link place type="text/css"
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by:Morya1
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So are you saying instead of this:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://test.garycox.cx/SiteSrvr/stylesheets/ibooks.css">


Say this:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="text/css">?

Do nothing else?

Michael
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by:AGB
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Say:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://test.garycox.cx/SiteSrvr/stylesheets/ibooks.css" type="text/css">


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by:Morya1
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If that's the total of what I do it didn't seem to make any difference.  What do you think?

Michael
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AGB -- It's common practice here (see the link below) to put your "answer" in as a comment, so as to allow the questioner to evaluate all the answers... By "answering" as opposed to "commenting", you lock out anyone who might have a better or more complete answer... *smile*...

http://www.experts-exchange.com/info/expertonly.html
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by:Morya1
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Okay, how's this?
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ericpete earned 40 total points
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The only things that are obvious are as follows:

1. With regard to the left navbar and the wish list on the right: In your top navbar, your coding is <a class="whatever" href="http://link.htm">, and they appear to be what you want. In the navbar and wish list, you have it as <a href="link.htm" class="whatever">. It might be a Netscape thing.

2. With regard to the text and headings in the middle, I can't tell you without looking at the style sheet itself, but I do know that clicking on the Decrease Font made them all look correct... *grin*... Supposedly, the Class Selector property is supported in Nav4, and is a little buggy/quirky in IE (see http://webreview.com/wr/pub/guides/style/mastergrid.html), but I can't see anything...

3. With regard to all the stuff at the bottom, sort of a combination of the two. They're the right size after #2, and will probably be okay if you use the class="whatever" following the <a, as opposed to trying to affect the whole paragraph.

Sorry I can't be of more help.
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by:fibdev
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I got this from the stylesheet.

BODY, P  {
      font-family : "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
      font-size : 95%;
      font-weight : normal;
}

try taking the quotes off of Times New Roman.  They may not effect ie, but netscape may not like them.
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