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CSS DEMOSLamp light

Date : Pre 2006

For all modern browsers


A simple demonstration of how to change the colors of borders using :hover to give the impression of a light being switched on and off.

10th October 2005

Updated to improve the lamp border art.

IE6 - Click the ON/OFF switch.
Mozilla/Firefox/NN7.1 - Hover over the ON/OFF switch for temporary ON/OFF or click the ON/OFF to remain ON/OFF.
Opera 7.50 - Works only if you hover over the image.
Netscape 7.0 - The bulb has blown :(

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