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iRite styles work great in FF but not in IE7

Thread began 9/21/2009 6:01 am by steve.potts360277 | Last modified 10/09/2009 1:53 pm by steve.potts360277 | 1265 views | 5 replies

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iRite styles work great in FF but not in IE7

I've been tearing out what's left of my now greying hair over the past 5 days trying to get the iRite editor to display text as intended (ie WYSIWYG).

I've updated to the latest FCKEditor (2.6.4.1) and have the latest iRite version (1.0.2).

It all works great in Firefox, which picks up and applies the styles correctly in the text area of the iRite editor. But it's not playing ball in IE (I'm currently using Internet Explorer 7 as that's what the client will be using)!

In the editor text area IE is displaying everything in a default font (p=12pt, h2=18pt/weight=700 etc) and although switching to source view shows that the correct classes are being applied to the text, switching out of source view does not display the text with those styles applied.

What's also driving me nuts is that the Style and Format menus DO have the correct styles applied to their options, eg the "red" class displays in red text in the Style menu etc, so the style sheet IS being called in correctly and being applied to the style options.

I've even tried copying every class across into the fck_editorarea.css file and removed every piece of css specificity as possible (eg. '#ContentWrapper ... span.red' is now just '.red' etc) but it makes no difference.

To confuse me even more, the sample files in the FCKEditor update all display and work CORRECTLY when I open them directly in IE7! I've even tried recopying everything over again from the FCKEditor update folder, and also tried those in the samples folder there, but when these are applied using iRite they no longer display correctly in IE7.

Is there an IE config file missing in iRite that I need, or a setting in iRite that's needed to get it to play ball in IE?

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