Forum: Ruby on Rails RE: Who/What is making my field backgrounds yellow?

Announcement (2017-05-07): is now read-only since I unfortunately do not have the time to support and maintain the forum any more. Please see and for other Rails- und Ruby-related community platforms.
Chris Sendall (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 19:32
(Received via mailing list)
>On *certain* fields in my rails forms the backgrounds are yellow.  If I
>check the page source there is no clue as to why.  However, if I *save*
>the page to disk and then open it in a text editor I can see that the
>affected fields are like:

><input style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 160);"
>id="contact_first_name" name="contact[first_name]" size="30" value="Tim"

>How/Why are some of these appearing like this?  It only seems to happen
>in Firefox, not Internet Explorer so perhaps it's some browser
>"feature".  But what are the rules?  Why only some fields?


>Ed W

Something to do with the Google toolbar?


Chris Sendall
University of Cambridge, UK
Ed W. (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 20:29
(Received via mailing list)
>Something to do with the Google toolbar?


Thankyou to everyone who replied.  Very interesting!


Ed W
This topic is locked and can not be replied to.