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Hi

Could somebody please tell me if it is possible to import an external stylesheet into another external stylesheet, but only if the browser is IE?

Please note.  I am not asking how to do this in the head of an html file, but how to do it in the stylesheet itself.

Thanks

Something like

<!--[if IE]>
@import "/css/iewin.css";
<![endif]-->

body {}
etc...
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You can use @import in a style sheet to import another style sheets content but css had not browser specific conditional statements.

so basically no not to do what you want.
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Conditional comments are an HTML thing, not a CSS thing.

So you want to have an IE only stylesheet without having to link another stylesheet from each document?

You could use this filter ( http://www.dynamicsitesolutions.com/css/filters/at-import-with-media/ ) to have an IE only one and and a non-IE one to override the settings in the IE one. It would work but it is a rather inefficient solution.
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