Sunday, February 6, 2011

Sometimes IE/FF renders fine, and Chrome doesn't

Twitter style post (125 characters, not including this header):

After two hours of head banging on a bug in my HTML/CSS being rendered differently in Chrome, it appears it was a Chrome bug.

4 comments:

  1. And the bug is...

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  2. Sorry, the 140 chars limitation (which I forced on myself) didn't allow me to elaborate.

    Anyway, the vertical-tabs plugin for jquery:
    http://plugins.jquery.com/project/VerticalTabs1-0
    rendered the tabs and the content "overlapping", even thought they should be floating one next to each other. This was introduced in version 8 of Chrome, and solved in version 9.

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  3. the scary part is that sometimes 3 webkit based browsers render 3 different things on the screen even though they all linked to the same webkit library (or so it seems).

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  4. idkn, you're correct. Testing one Webkit based browser isn't sufficient to cover them all. They're probably using different versions and do some manipulation prior to the actual rendering.

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