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Problem setting bgcolor on a cell

Graham Jessiman
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Joined: Jun 13, 2013
Posts: 1
The following code snippet shows a font background color set, along with trying to set the cell background to the same color.

<td align="center" bgColor="#639400">
<span class="eocfield">
<font style="background-color:#639400;">
Open </font>
 </span>
</td>

Attached is what is displayed.... is there a priority hierarchy to the settings?



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Bear Bibeault
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Both bgcolor and the font tag are long-since deprecated; why are they being used? Is this some legacy code from a decade or so ago?

If this is new code, it should be using CSS, not deprecated tags and attributes.

Setting background-color on the <td> element will surely have the effect that you seek.


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