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I know you must be knowing it. Things differ so much in IE (IE 8). I've a website, I've set up some divs with absolute positioning. And padding in text boxes as well. The results differ, of Chrome and IE. Whats the solution to that?
Posted 29-Jul-12 11:17am

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Solution 1

There is no solution apart from testing in every browser, and writing code that works in all of them. There's an awesome tool called IETester ( you can google that and download it ), which lets you install the most recent IE and test against them all, because they differ with each other, too.
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Member 7793959 at 29-Jul-12 16:30pm
   
But how on earth can I get same positioning if this difference persists?
and please have a look : http://www.codeproject.com/Questions/430691/Css-z-index-property-for-DIVs
AlluvialDeposit at 29-Jul-12 16:34pm
   
I've always used IE developer tools to test. I'll give IETester a try. 5'd
Member 7793959 at 29-Jul-12 16:43pm
   
http://www.codeproject.com/Questions/430691/Css-z-index-property-for-DIVs
Christian Graus at 29-Jul-12 16:46pm
   
Don't post this over and over. It's your fault for asking this general and vague question, which has been answered. I've not looked at the other question, but your nagging won't make me, either.
Member 7793959 at 29-Jul-12 16:51pm
   
Excuse me...I did not ask you this time. It was AlluvialDeposit, because I know he's someone who's wonderful about answering questions.
Christian Graus at 29-Jul-12 16:53pm
   
ROTFL !!! Yeah, I'm not 'wonderful'. Thanks.
Christian Graus at 29-Jul-12 16:35pm
   
Why would you post the same question twice ? The answer to this vague question is the answer I gave. The answer to your specific question will be to use different CSS elements, OR to use IE specific CSS to override the general CSS you write, or perhaps even to detect which browser someone is using and send them a different CSS style sheet to use. It's all messy and ugly, but if you google, you'll find everyone else is doing the same things.

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