Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#8022 closed bug (wontfix)

vml:fill color2 overwritten when using effect show/hide/toggle

Reported by: rossi Owned by: rossi
Priority: minor Milestone: 1.9.0
Component: ui.effects.core Version: 1.8.16
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


The fill-color in vml elements will be overwritten / set to "white" when using the effect show / hide / toggle at an parent element (e.g. div). When using the "normal" show/hide/toggle from jquery this bug won't appear.

Try this:


.ready(function() {

$('<div style="position:absolute; left:100px; top:100px; width:200px; height:100px; background-color:#ffffff;" />')

.appendTo('body') .append('<v:rect id="vmlRect" fillcolor="#0faaf0" style="position:absolute; top:0; left:0; width:50%; height:50%; z-index:9999999;" />') .show('blind', 800)


.append('<v:fill color="#ff00ff" color2="#00ff00" type="gradient" angle="90" />');


or at Fiddle:

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Scott González

Owner: set to rossi
Status: newpending

I'm not really sure what I'm looking at here. The fiddle doesn't seem to do anything. Also, you're using jsFiddle incorrectly and creating a page inside a page.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by rossi

Status: pendingnew

If you open fiddel within IE6 you'll see on the lower right widget a rect created by VML. 1st it has two colors from pink to green. But when jq works on this element it only has the 1st color, the 2nd is white. That's what you see at the end.

btw: how can I put a tag (needed for VML in IE) into the header of the html in fiddle..?

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Scott González

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

I'm not sure if you can. If you use, you can see exactly what's going to be used and it'll be obvious. jQuery doesn't support VML, so I'm going to close this as wontfix, but if you have a small fix for this, we can consider landing it.

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