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WoW Template and IE7

WoW Template and IE7
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I know that there's a thread in here in which the IE7 difficulties with the WoW Advanced Layout Template are identified (limited transparent PNG support), and have a question regarding that.

I am in the process of moving my entire guild over to a new site here on dkpsystems. All of my testers love the WoW template, except for my stuck-in-the-stone-age IE7 users who get the previously identified problems.

Is there any workaround I can plug into my CSS or layout files to correct this? I tried replacing the png files with gifs, but that resulted in some really wonky menu display issues that I couldn't figure out.

On a slightly unrelated note, I'm interested in adjusting the layout to create a third column (like this layout) on the right to put the calendar in. I'm not terribly fond of it's default location, but I'm not code-savvy enough to figure this out.

As they like to say, I know enough code to be dangerous (aka, I'm a mediocre HTML user, and can edit existing code decently, but creation is out-of-the-box for me, hehe). Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!
I assume you mean IE6, when you say IE7 (IE7 is the new browser that supports PNG transparency).

The solution isn't easy (or maybe I haven't thunk out of the box enough).

It would require putting a div behind the divs with an alpha transparency color, rather than an image. It can be done, but, like I said, isn't exactly easy.

As for adding the column, that should work just fine. The thing to look out for though (and the reason I didn't put the second column on the WoW template) is putting a second column pretty much requires users to be running in a resolution higher than 1024x768, otherwise the center content gets too squished.

It's all in the reflexes.
Actually, it's the IE7 users that are reporting that the page appears to "reload" every time they scroll a little bit.

Found the original discussion thread on the problem: http://www.dkpsystem.com/viewthread.php?threadid=3601

That also reminds me about a ticket I need to put in about the alert box and IE7.

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