Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Safari rendering of text input box

Posted on 2011-03-21
14
Medium Priority
?
789 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
I have a simple

                 <input id="zoom_query" type="text" name="zoom_query">

box with a border-style:inset CSS style. The rendering in Firefox is fine (see images below)  but Safari shows a blue haze around it when the box has the focus and doesn't show any inset when the box does not have the focus.  I like the Firefox rendering better.  Does anyone know how I can coax Safari to render it the same way?

Thanks.

 text-input: Firefox text-input: Safari with focus text-input: Safari without focus
0
Comment
Question by:steva
  • 9
  • 3
14 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35451670
try setting:
border: none

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35451674
or
border: 0;

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35451687
If neither work try this:
input[type=text],
input[type=text]:hover,
input[type=text]:focus,
input[type=text]:active
{
    border: 0;
    outline: none;
    outline-offset: 0;
}

Open in new window

0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 

Author Comment

by:steva
ID: 35454721
Askurat1,

Thanks for the suggestions, but none of those worked.  They all remove the border, but there has to be a border of some kind or it's just a hole in the background.  And recently we've changed the background to white, so removing the border makes the field disappear completely.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35459878
Cold you maybe give me a link to an example?
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35459919
Try:
input[type=text],
input[type=text]:hover,
input[type=text]:focus,
input[type=text]:active
{
    outline: none;
}

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:steva
ID: 35493632
askurat1,

You can see the box at http://www.steveswebshopphp.com/upaya/ in the upper right corner.  Again, I just want it to render in Safari as it does in Firefox, with an inset effect that doesn't become blue when you select it.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35493693
If you want an inset border have tried:
border-style:inset;

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
askurat1 earned 2000 total points
ID: 35493837
My fault I didn't see you put that. Try adding:
border-color: white;
Inside of:
 input#zoom_query,
 input#zoom_query:hover,
 input#zoom_query:focus,
 input#zoom_query:active
 {
}

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35493918
Or you can change the color to something slightly darker than white to achieve more of the pop out effect.
0
 

Author Comment

by:steva
ID: 35494108
askurat1,

I notice that IE and Chrome render it the same way Safari does, so maybe Firefox is the oddball.

I'll give you the points now for all your effort and suggestions, and I'll come back to it later, when I'm not putting out other fires, and play with it more.

Thanks for your help.

0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:askurat1
ID: 35494119
Yea unfortunately when it comes to text boxes they seem to render differently throughout all browsers. Thanks for the points.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SASS allows you to treat your CSS code in a more OOP way. Let's have a look on how you can structure your code in order for it to be easily maintained and reused.
Building a website can seem like a daunting task to the uninitiated but it really only requires knowledge of two basic languages: HTML and CSS.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to customize the background color and font color of highlighted text using the ::selection element in CSS Begin by defining the selected text as an element in CSS by typing "::selection": Style the ::selection…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to style a corner ribbon overlay for an image using CSS Create a new class by typing ".Ribbon":  Define the class' "display:" as "inline-block": Define its "position:" as "relative": Define its "overflow:" as …
Suggested Courses

885 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question