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Re: [css-d] Dueling pseudoclasses?

Sent by Joe Howley on 29 January 2002 15:03

Eric A. Meyer wrote:
>   Actually, it's a bug in Opera that it has an effect here, and IE and NS 
>are right to ignore it.  From CSS2:5.12.2: "The ':first-letter' 
>pseudo-element matches parts of block-level elements only."  'a' is an 
>inline element, unless of course you use 'display' to make it block-level.

I feared it was something like that.
So how would I use display to do that, exactly?

Andrew Clover wrote:
><span>s around the first letter of the link? :-(

Yeah.  Blast.  I had hoped to avoid that.

Well, thanks.
joe howley

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