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CSS properties replaced by user agent?

Posted on 2010-08-27
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Using a <hr class="myclass" /> in my html works in Firefox. But in Safari and Chrome it is not displaying the <hr> in the correct style.

Using the developer tools in Safari and Chrome it shows that my <hr> styles are overridden by the User Agent Stylesheet. Does anyone know how to prevent this?
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Question by:Gary Samuels
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Are other things not working also?  Do you have an "@charset" in the first line of your CSS file?  If so, remove it.  Safari doesn't seem to like that and Chrome is a 'Webkit' browser also so it often acts just Safari in these things.
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I was trying to offset the <hr> using padding or margins. Chrome and Safari didn't like it so they ignored the style. I removed the padding or margins, set the style to: float:right width:90% and it worked in all the browsers.
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