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Transparent text button IE problem

Posted on 2011-09-20
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Hello experts. I am having a problem with how IE is displaying a transparent button with text.
While every other up to date browser diplays my button properly IE is displaying it like this

Below is my CSS class of the button.

What am I missing here?
.buttonreplays
{
 	font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;
  font-weight: normal;
  font-size: 12;
	text-align:right;
	color: #FFFFFF;	
	border:0px;
	cursor:pointer;
	background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0);
	filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#ff000000, endColorstr=#ff000000); 
	-ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#ff000000, endColorstr=#ff000000)";		
}

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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36565806
check this cross browser background transparency code

.alpha60
                  {
                        /* Fallback for web browsers that doesn't support RGBa */
                        background: rgb(0, 0, 0) transparent;
                        /* RGBa with 0.6 opacity */
                        background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.6);
                        /* For IE 5.5 - 7*/
                        filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#99000000, endColorstr=#99000000);
                        /* For IE 8*/
                        -ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#99000000, endColorstr=#99000000)";
                  }
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by:panos2009
ID: 36565923
That's exactly what I am using if you read my code. It's working fine when it comes to divs and tables but it's not working with <asp:Button>.
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36565953
can you please attach the image rather than link to it, since it is not opening in my machine
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by:panos2009
ID: 36565989
Here are the two images.
Others.jpg
IE.jpg
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by:gurvinder372
ID: 36566024
check this code
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
<HEAD>
	<style>
		.buttonreplays
		{
			font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;
		  font-weight: normal;
		  font-size: 12;
			text-align:right;
			color: #000;	
			border:0px;
			cursor:pointer;
		}
		.alpha60
                  {
                        /* Fallback for web browsers that doesn't support RGBa */
                        background: rgb(0, 0, 0) transparent;
                        /* RGBa with 0.6 opacity */
                        background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.0);
                        /* For IE 5.5 - 7*/
                        filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#ffffff, endColorstr=#ffffff);
                        /* For IE 8*/
                        -ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr=#ffffff, endColorstr=#ffffff)";
                  }
	</style>
</HEAD>

<BODY>
	<input type="button" class="buttonreplays alpha60" value="value">
</BODY>
</HTML>

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by:panos2009
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It's not working either, I am getting a gray background instead of black :(
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ID: 36572904
I accidentaly found the solution!

I removed all the transparency properties and set the background property to a non existing image and it works in all browsers!
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by:Amandeep Singh Bhullar
ID: 37913941
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