[whatwg] Hide placeholder on input controls on focus

Tim Streater tim at clothears.org.uk
Mon Mar 18 09:47:00 PDT 2013

On 18 Mar 2013 at 12:27, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at MIT.EDU> wrote: 

> On 3/18/13 5:31 AM, Markus Ernst wrote:
>> - Opera and Safari hide it when the field gets focus
> The behavior of Safari here is platform-dependent or possibly
> version-dependent.  Safari 6 on Mac doesn't hide the placeholder until
> you start typing.

I for one find this to be extremely irritating. Workaround I was given by some kind person:


     color:     transparent;


Cheers  --  Tim

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