"Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com> wrote
> SpaceGirl wrote:
> > IE only support :hover on links. You cannot use it on any other
> Indeed. I was surprised when you suggested that statement which appears a
> little too sophisticated for IE to support.
It was I that suggested hover, not the SpaceGirl.
I suggested that approach because of the nature of the question.
Such a question would seem to imply that the OP has noticed that certain
generated anchor elements (called a "mouseover" only because that is the
event handler that is used)
Further, the OP has probably just discovered CSS and is wondering if it can
I seriously doubt that the OP wants to change the colours of hovered
paragraphs but rather wants to do something with the colour of a link, just
like most modern sites do.
As to IE support of the lack thereof, if the OP was aware that modern
browsers support the :hover pseudo class on elements other than anchor
elements, and that IE does not, then the OP would already know the answer to
Anyway, :hover *is* usually used only with links. To use it with other
elements (by changing the colour of a paragraph, say) one may just confuse
to the viewer, making said viewer think that the text *is* a link and should
be clicked on.