funny little icons in newsgroup postings - Mozilla

This is a discussion on funny little icons in newsgroup postings - Mozilla ; On 19/04/2007 6:49 AM, _keithw_ spoke thusly: > All I need now is: how the heck did Chris Ilias pick out the image file > http link? > I'm going to look into that, as it will help in the ...

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    On 19/04/2007 6:49 AM, _keithw_ spoke thusly:
    > All I need now is: how the heck did Chris Ilias pick out the image file
    > http link?
    > I'm going to look into that, as it will help in the future.


    I recommend using another image hosting service, like
    , or if you have a Google account
    .
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    Chris Ilias
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  2. Re: funny little icons in newsgroup postings

    Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
    > Stanimir Stamenkov wrote:
    >> I guess they come from a style in your "userContent.css".

    >
    > I have nothing that would affect that. All I have are "Hide IntelliText
    > Ads" which don't work anymore, so I have to hunt for a new one; and
    > getting rid of google and yahoo ads; giving google a new look; and thats
    > it.
    >
    >
    >> I have the following in my "userContent.css" to achieve much the same
    >> effect, but using a character instead of an image:
    >>
    >> a[href^="mailto:"]:before {
    >> content: "\2709 ";
    >> }
    >>
    >> Just put that way it changes all "mailto:" links (including in
    >> browser), but if put in @-moz-document rule it could affect only news
    >> messages:
    >>
    >> @-moz-document url-prefix("news:"), url-prefix("snews:") {
    >> a[href^="mailto:"]:before {
    >> content: "\2709 ";
    >> }
    >> }
    >>

    >
    > what does "\2709" do? I mean, what icon does that give?
    >
    >> You may search your "userContent.css" for something like:
    >>
    >> a[href^="mailto:"]:before {
    >> content: url(envelope.png);
    >> }
    >>
    >> where the "envelope.png" name could be different. You could also use
    >> the DOM Inspector to see where the style is actually comming from (if
    >> not from "userContent.css").
    >>

    >
    > DOMI -- yuk, its bad enough trying to figure SM out let alone DOMI My
    > DOMI must be dead. It doesn't do clickables or anything that would help
    > me. Either that or I'm not using it right.
    >


    found it! Finally! I have this little script:

    a[href^="mailto:"]::before
    {
    padding:0 3px;
    content:url("data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAQALMAAAT+BJSWrMTe9OT2/PT+/KyyxNTq/Oz2/AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAA QABAAAwREEMhJq7046817LWAojgFoDIOhCmxblERxEARqowUBG zJd2wWDLkfgHY5ImRA2kI2cy5wMST3mStNq9ZXVVkuBsHhMjgA AOw==");
    }

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