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Very simple CSS for very simple HTML not showing up in Chrome, but is showing up IE and FireFox.

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Here's the simple HTML:

<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Untitled Document</title>

<link href="default.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
</head>

<body>



<div id="header">Longbow Database Proof of Concept</div>

<div id="nav">
    <ul>
        <li>Reports</li>
        <li>User Management</li>
        <li>Credit Card Management</li>
    </ul>
</div>

<div id="menu">
    <ul>
        <li>Outstanding Reports</li>
        <li>Open Report</li>
    </ul>
</div>

<div id="content">Content for  id "content" Goes Here</div>





</body>
</html>

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and the CSS:

@charset "utf-8";
/* CSS Document */

#header {
	background-color: red;
}

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Question by:LB1234
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by:WebDevEM
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Hi -

I tested it on my machine with Chrome Version 31.0.1650.63 and it worked as I expected it to... red background in the whole #header DIV.  Is there any other CSS in the real page that could be interfering?  I would also have asked if the CSS was in the same folder so that it was being loaded, but if you say it works in IE and FireFox it sounds like it must be.

Can you put those files on a server and provide a link, so we can test it live?

Thanks,

WebDevEM
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Gary earned 300 total points
ID: 39777082
Make sure you do an hard refresh if you previously had the page loaded in the browser
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by:Ray Paseur
Ray Paseur earned 100 total points
ID: 39777245
If you put your CSS inline, at least during the development cycle, you will always get the latest CSS whenever you load the document.  Example:

<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Untitled Document</title>

<!-- INLINE STYLE SHEET USED DURING DEVELOPMENT -->
<style type="text/css">
@charset "utf-8";
/* CSS Document */

#header {
	background-color: red;
}
</style>

</head>

<body>



<div id="header">Longbow Database Proof of Concept</div>

<div id="nav">
    <ul>
        <li>Reports</li>
        <li>User Management</li>
        <li>Credit Card Management</li>
    </ul>
</div>

<div id="menu">
    <ul>
        <li>Outstanding Reports</li>
        <li>Open Report</li>
    </ul>
</div>

<div id="content">Content for  id "content" Goes Here</div>





</body>
</html>

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