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IE hacks in One Stylesheet

Posted on 2010-09-10
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Hello,

I was wondering if anyone knew if it possible to use IE hacks in one stylesheet.
We have tried but they don't work. The below example does not work.

. menu li {
background-color:red;
}
<!--[if IE 7]>
. menu li {
background-color:yellow;
}
<![endif]-->

I need to do something like this because we are building a Website Template builder that shares one page with a CSS stylesheet changing the entire look.
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Question by:MLSLI
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by:Dave Baldwin
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No, CSS doesn't understand the IE conditionals, they work just in the HTML.
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by:MLSLI
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DaveBaldwin:

Is there a way round this like:

<!important>

or any other inline hacks
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The normal way is to provide alternate stylesheets in the HTML using the IE conditional statements.
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by:Bob Stone
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You can put java script into CSS files using expressions

Like this makes browsers that don't normally support max-width do so with a bit of script

See -
http://gadgetopia.com/post/2774
http://webfx.eae.net/dhtml/cssexpr/cssexpr.html

There are some that detest css expressions, but if it works best for a particular application, then so be it.
p
{
max-width:800px;
width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 800? "800px": "auto" );
}

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by:jmoras
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See the source code in a browser of www.toys-shop.gr we have implemented what you ask ..
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