• .NET Mobile

    Browser Inconsistencies with Scrolling and Padding

    The other day I was researching a slight RadGrid header and data cell misalignment when using scrolling with static headers. Finally, it turned out that there is a breaking change in the way Firefox 3 treat scrollable elements with an applied padding style. To be more specific, this browser version does not include the padding zone into the scrollable area, and as a result, the inner area of the element becomes smaller. Safari 2 and 3 behave the same way. Here is a very simple testing scenario:   <div style="width:400px">      <div style="width:100px;padding-right:300px;background:orange;overflow:auto">          <div style="width:500px;height:100px;background:yellow">&nbsp;</div>      </div>  </div>      The above HTML code will be displayed by Firefox 3, Firefox 2, IE7, Opera 9 and Safari...
    July 23, 2008
  • .NET Mobile

    Opera 9.5 - Love at First Sight

    The new Opera 9.5, released about a week ago, quite easily established itself as my default "home" browser. It is sooooo much faster than Firefox and Internet Explorer, especially when it comes to heavy web applications such as Gmail and Facebook (and doesn't hang either). And what's more, the Opera guys finally made the Alt + D keyboard shortcut focus the address bar as is in the other two browsers (stretching out to reach F8 was rather inconvenient. Happiness is in the small things, you know... :-) ). Opera 9.5 also includes DragonFly, which is the more powerful successor of the browser's...
    June 20, 2008