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text-align:center doesn't work in Safari

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This code works (=the text in the text box is centered) in IE, Mozilla, Netscape, Opera, but not Safari. I don't see any reason why it wouldn't. Maybe somebody had this problem too. Thanks!

<html>
<body>
<input type="text" style="text-align: center" value="test" />
</body>
</html>
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Question by:EwS
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by:seanpowell
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Well, the simple answer here is that it's not supported.

Input elements in safari are very closely connected with the MAC OS, and there's not much you can do except change the width and height.

Sorry,
Sean
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by:EwS
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Are you positive about it? I heard a different opinion...
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100%.

Safari uses Cocoa, which closely follows Apple's Human Interface Guidelines.
I do know they are tryinbg to find a solution for a future release, so best just to include the style and wait :-)
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by:EwS
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Thank you!!
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