[Clipart] Internet Explorer

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Sat Nov 13 07:01:07 PST 2004

Could you fix the header image to work right. It sounds complicated to 
fix...if you do, I will send good NRG your way :)


Glenn Randers-Pehrson wrote:
> At 06:00 AM 11/13/2004 +0100, Andreas Nilsson wrote:
>>>>Internet Explorer Nasties
>>It looks like the background color on the png and on area behind it is 
>>not the same color.
>>If it is so, and this is a normal problem on IE,
> It is a known IE problem.
>>the blue in the 
>>background of the logo must be set to be the transparent color and the 
>>image must only contain 256 colors (bad png-IE-support, anti-thanks to m$).
>>Paint Shop Pro can create IE-transparent-working pngs, but I am not sure 
>>if the gimp can (since it does alpha it the right way).
>>Then there is always the nasty hack: 
>>- Andreas
> There is a less-nasty hack.  Use the sRGB colorspace (we probably already
> are, if the images look OK on PC's), put an sRGB chunk in the PNG file
> but omit the gAMA chunk.  It is the gAMA chunk that IE is mishandling.
> I doubt that they will ever fix it because of a 5-year legacy of PNG
> files that have been adjusted to look right on IE.
> Glenn
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