IE 8 Table Row Anchor

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BootNic

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Apr 5, 2009, 1:48:58 PM4/5/09
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IE 8 seems to have an issue with table row anchors.

The way I usually reference a table row is to give the table row
an id, then link to it, vary basic stuff.

[url] http://tinyurl.com/c94tha [/url]

<tr id="a1">… <a href="#a1">a1</a>

I would expect that the page would jump to the table row. IE 8
just seems to ignore it.

The possible work arounds that I have come up with, at least to
me, are all just pure evil.

1. X-UA-Compatible header/meta

• This would be the easy thing to do, however it locks the
page view to IE 7.

2. Move the id to the first td

• Moving the id to the first td would allow the navigation to
work in IE 8, however it no longer is a referance to the
table row and could create other style issues.

3. Conditional comment

• Add an IE 8 conditional comment to the first td
<!--[if IE 8]><a name"a1"></a><![endif]--> This can be styled
to appear to jump to the table row, rather then the td. Position
relative to account for any border or padding.

4. javascript

• Briefly considers and rejected.

Comments, suggestions, other possibilities.


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BootNic Sun Apr 5, 2009 01:48 pm
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dorayme

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Apr 5, 2009, 3:09:47 PM4/5/09
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In article <20090405134...@bootnic.motzarella.org>,
BootNic <bootnic...@gmail.com> wrote:

> IE 8 seems to have an issue with table row anchors.
>
> The way I usually reference a table row is to give the table row
> an id, then link to it, vary basic stuff.
>
> [url] http://tinyurl.com/c94tha [/url]


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BootNic

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Apr 5, 2009, 3:31:43 PM4/5/09
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On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 05:09:47 +1000
dorayme <dorayme...@optusnet.com.au> wrote in:
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>> [url] http://tinyurl.com/c94tha [/url]
>
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> You don't have permission to access this server.

I see, I have not cleaned up the auto deny rules for quite some
time. It is a wonder that anyone could connect.

Cleaned em up, should be ok.

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BootNic Sun Apr 5, 2009 03:31 pm
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dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was
vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may
act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
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