XHTML:Conditional Comments

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Introduction

Conditional comments only work in Explorer on Windows (need to check this), and are thus excellently suited to give special instructions meant only for Explorer on Windows. They are supported from Explorer 5 onwards, and it is even possible to distinguish between 5.0, 5.5 and 6.0.[1]

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Objective Conditional comments

By the end of this page you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and use of Conditional comments

Overview

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<![if ! Chrome ]>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="CSS_chrome.css" />
<![endif]>
 
<![if ! firefox ]>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="CSS_firefox.css" />
<![endif]>
 
<![if ! IE ]>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="CSS_ie.css" />
<![endif]>

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  1. Conditional comments. Retrieved November 4, 2010 from http://www.quirksmode.org/css/condcom.html

XHTML:Conditional Comments. (2017). In virtualMV's ( Michael Verhaart ) wiki. Retrieved December 12, 2017, from http://www.virtualmv.com/wiki/index.php?title=XHTML%3AConditional_Comments    (zotero)