[OpenLayers-Dev] text labels in IE8
crschmidt at metacarta.com
Mon May 4 10:31:48 EDT 2009
On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 10:19:01AM -0400, Julien-Samuel Lacroix wrote:
> It would help to know where the files are coming from.
> Is the compressed file on openlayers.org  built from SVN or from a
That is built from SVN every time a new checkin is made.
> Do you use trunk or a sandbox?
Since he's said he's using /dev/, he's using trunk.
>  http://openlayers.org/dev/OpenLayers.js
> Mike Adair wrote:
> > So I've been banging my head on IE for long enough on this, I'd like to
> > know if anyone else has any ideas...
> > I'm trying to get the new vector labeling working in IE8 and to figure
> > out why it's not working locally. All test cases are in IE8
> > compatibility mode, Quirks mode.
> > If I go to the examples page at:
> > http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/vector-features-with-text.html it
> > works without a problem, labels show up aligned with the vector features.
> > If I load the example served from my local machine (from an MS4W
> > instance), the labels all appear in the top-left corner. (both default
> > single-file build and loading individual files)
> > If I load the example served from my local machine but with the
> > OpenLayers single file build at http://openlayers.org/dev/OpenLayers.js
> > it works properly.
> > Doing a diff on the generated VML shows that for the one that works, the
> > <ovl:textbox> node has extra style properties of:
> > "MARGIN-TOP: 88.875pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 141.375pt; TOP: auto; LEFT: auto"
> > which appears to make the labels show up in the correct place. I've
> > searched the WML renderer code and I can't find anywhere that is adding
> > those properties
> > So I guess the questions are:
> > - what's the difference between a local single file build and the one
> > server from openlayer.org?
> > - anyone know what is adding those extra style properties?
> > Thanks for any pointers,
> > Mike
> Julien-Samuel Lacroix
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