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zigmat says

Why no one uses a { outline: none; } ?

Template is more pleasant when there is no dotted borders on active link click.

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digitalimpact says

+1

One reason I would see would be that IE doesn’t show it…

Since we’re hacking for IE6 , why shouldn’t we do some common sense coding and get other browsers like Firefox to display a site more pleasant?

Its as easy as * {outline: none;} or a {...}, like zigmat said…

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peex says

All my templates have outline:none :)

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YA says

I have outline:none in the reset.css file (by Eric Meyer)

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segen says

I do :)

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zigmat says

Btw, segen, your portfolio in ff3 goes in loop and all i can see is blank page.

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segen says
Btw, segen, your portfolio in ff3 goes in loop and all i can see is blank page.

Works fine here ;)

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BuchmannDesign says

2 reasons I can think of:

1. I sometimes don’t because i forgot about it!! 2. Not good for some usability… you can’t use the keyboard for navigation if outlines are none. http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200905/do_not_remove_the_outline_from_links_and_form_controls/

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CraigSnedeker says

I do when I feel it messed up the template, but don’t bother with normal links. Love it. :)

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mfharper says

Not using underline in your links is an amateur mistake if your designing for an older demographic. Younger people know how to follow links if they don’t have an underline however older people need the hand holding. If you’re designing for an older demographic and don’t include underline links it really shows your ineptitude for usability. It sort of says you don’t understand your audiences desire for an easy to use web experience.

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