User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1) Build Identifier: Various Looking at the page http://www.megla.net/techdbhome.php (and others on the site), the "article" table is rendering incorrectly with a large black box to the right. This black box is supposed to be only a few pixels wide to give a shadow effect around the table. All pages conform to HTML 4.01 Transitional and CSS passes the validator (with minor errors, but not ones that cause it to be invallid). I'm guessing that colspan is the problem here, as I have not tried to reproduce the situation here as the pages are valid so it is up to the browser to render it right. I have achieved sucessful renders in several versions of IE, and had reports of correct rendering in Netscape and Opera from users I queried while trying to solve the issue. Users with this problem are reporting that it occurs every time and that they never get a correct render. The versions in question are Moz 1.3 and 1.3.1. You can find a case screenshot here http://dustdance.org/images/megla.png Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Load the page Actual Results: http://dustdance.org/images/megla.png Expected Results: http://www.megla.net/render.jpg
I have tracked down the user who gave me that screenshot of the bad render. His Build ID is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3.1) Gecko/20030425
Created attachment 124674 [details] HTML Testcase <HTML> <HEAD><TITLE>megla.net</TITLE></HEAD> <BODY> <table cellpadding=5 cellspacing=5 border=1> <tr> <td colspan=2>Welcome to techDB!</td> <td width=2 bgcolor="#111122"></td></tr> <tr> <td width="1%"></td> <td width="*" colspan=2 bgcolor="#111122"></td></tr> </table> </BODY></HTML> I think the problem has something to do with the "width"-tags. If I play with the value in <td width="1%"></td> - then it's rendert correct.
Created attachment 124678 [details] testcase the layout strategy does not like to give space to pseudo columns
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 187550 ***
From looking at the one's you've marked as duplicate, this is being considered "correct" behaviour since there is no spec for the situation. This is going to cause problems for me since every other browser acts in what I'd consider to be the correct way and allocates space. What is the situation regarding this behaviour in 1.4?