MSIE6 CSS issue ‘dotted’ behaves like ‘dashed’

Another fix in MSIE7 (broken before), ‘dotted’ is now implemented, in MSIE6 dotted had the same visual representation as ‘dashed’.

This explains why you might expect to see a line of “……” that appear to be “——“, even when you’re absolutely positive that you’re CSS is correct!
CSS:

border:1px dotted #fff;

HTML Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>dotted-dashed Example</title>
<style type=”text/css”>
fieldset {background-color:#fcfcfc;
width:95%;
padding:15px 10px 0 10px;margin:0 0 20px 0;
border:1px solid #999;
border-top-width:2px;
overflow:hidden;}
fieldset div.buttons {clear:both; padding-top:10px;padding-bottom:10px;margin:3px 0 0 0;border-top:1px dotted #b5b5b5;text-align:left;}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<fieldset>
Some form fields go here…
<div class=”buttons”>
Some buttons go here…
</div>
</fieldset>
</body>
</html>

Cheers!

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