Alistair Miles

Category: css

Writing a Custom Widget Using Dojo 0.3.1

I’ve just written a custom widget using Dojo 0.3.1, it’s called “MoreOrLessText”. It’s not the most amazing thing in the world but it illustrates the general process of writing a custom widget, which might be useful given that the current documentation for Dojo can be a little confusing. Here’s what I did …

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“Peek-a-boo” CSS Bug in IE6

In the process of rewriting the theme I use for this website, I ran across a bug in IE6 known as the “peek-a-boo” bug – where some parts of a page misteriously disappear when viewed in IE6, but then reappear when you switch between windows or select an area with the mouse. I found a web page describing the cause of the peekaboo bug and some fixes, although I found the bug persisted even after I had removed all float directives from the CSS file. Declaring position:relative or position:absolute for the problematic block fixed the problem.