Problems with my doctype tag now...


When I have:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"

ActiveWidgets will work with the "Hello, World!" example, and will give no errors. However, if I try to display a grid, it's just blank. For example, if I copy and paste from the "example" page, I just get an empty page, however, if I replace the above code with this:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">

ActiveWidgets will work fine. But when I do this, the CSS formatting for the rest of the page changes - for some reason the text gets one size larger everywhere.

Why won't ActiveWidgets work? And, unrelated, why does my text get one size bigger without the URI?


April 26,
Same problem is happening to me. Have you got an answer?
May 11,
So far the grid was designed and tested for quirks mode only. Main reason to achieve the same behavior for IE 5.5
Alex (ActiveWidgets)
May 11,
Yes, but specifying a dtd does NOT work and has the same non display problem.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
JT Moree
September 16,
According to the table here http://www.hut.fi/u/hsivonen/doctype.html your DTD activates 'standard' mode in IE, so the grid doesn't work. Any DTD for the 'quirks' mode should be fine.
Alex (ActiveWidgets)
September 19,
Is this something that you are hoping to address in the next version? Do you have an estimated delivery date?
Paul Whiteley
January 4,
This feature gets my vote too!
January 19,
Alex (ActiveWidgets)
January 19,

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