473,883 Members | 1,825 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
+ Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

Javascript dropdown problem in IE 6 and IE7

9 New Member
Hello javascript folks,

PROBLEM: Javascript dropdown problem in IE 6 and IE7
DESCRIPTION: menu falls behind a container box on web page
COMMENTS: It works fine in Firefox but not in IE 6/7 versions


Notice this URL using IE6/7:

http://iimaaconference.com.yourtempsite.com/
site/welcome_to_IIMA A_training_conf erence.html

You'll see a javascript scrollbar container box, holding the main content. You will also see a javascript
horizontal menu -- starting with "Home" / "About the Conference" / "The Venue" and so on.

Now, go ahead and mouse over on "About the Conference" and others. See how the drop down menu falls behind
the main content container box? The menu is not readable, then menu should be on top of page content, not
hidden behind.

The javascript drop down menu works perfectly fine over static HTML, visit the URL below to see how the
menu should look:

http://iimaaconference.com.yourtempsite.com/site/

Additional Notes: One developer mentioned there is a compatibilty problem with IE6/7 and overlapping javascript menu with scroll box. The developer did some research, mentioning to eleminate the javascript scrollbar altogether.
Customer wants both menu's and scroll box intact.

OK, if anyone has ideas about how to fix this problem, please let me know.

Best,
Paul
Nov 10 '09 #1
1 3153
acoder
16,027 Recognized Expert Moderator MVP
Try specifying the z-index to be higher than that of the main content container.
Nov 11 '09 #2

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.

Similar topics

1
5086
by: cheezebeetle | last post by:
ok, so I am having problems passing in an ASPX function into the Javascript in the codebehind page. I am simply using a confirm call which when they press "OK" they call this ASPX function, when they press "Cancel" they call another ASPX function. My code now is: System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.Write("<SCRIPT LANGUAGE=""JavaScript"">" & vbCrLf) System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response.Write("if (confirm('Are you sure you want to...
3
1541
by: | last post by:
guys i have a asp.net form with a ton of dropdown boxes and i need to accomplish two things on the client with no post back to server. im also thinking that my answer lies in using javascript, but i wanted to check with the experts on this forum first. now ive already done this using all asp.net server controls and although it works fine, the performance is just not acceptable. i've also done a smaller version of this using web controls and...
1
3426
by: tshad | last post by:
I need to do some work with Javascript and my datagrid controls. I want to do something like: ********************************************************* function CheckQuestion() { var checkBox = document.getElementById('_ctl0_SecurityStandard'); if (checkBox.checked) { dropDown = document.getElementById('_ctl0_SecretQuestion');
4
2163
by: tshad | last post by:
I need to do some work with Javascript and my datagrid controls. I want to do something like: ********************************************************* function CheckQuestion() { var checkBox = document.getElementById('_ctl0_SecurityStandard'); if (checkBox.checked) { dropDown = document.getElementById('_ctl0_SecretQuestion');
7
33876
by: =?Utf-8?B?Qw==?= | last post by:
I have a dropdown list as below. I add an onchnage attribute in my codebehind to call some Javascript. I want to get the selected text from my dropdown. What am I doing wrong below? <asp:DropDownList ID="ddlStatus" runat="server" /> In my codebehind
4
2357
torquehero
by: torquehero | last post by:
Hi all :) I have created a horizontal navbar using Xara Menumaker. The Menu items have several dropdown menus. Its a javascript. When the mouse cursor is moved over any menu item, a dropdown list/menu appears. When the page is opened in the browser (as it appears by default), the dropdown menu positions are correctly displayed. But when I scroll the page and then move the mouse over any menu item of the navbar, the dropdown menu is not...
6
4333
by: lucyh3h | last post by:
Hi, In one of my pages, I use javascript (AJAX) to populate one mulitple select field based on user's click event on another control. I noticed that when I navigate back to this page by clicking browser's "Back" button, the changes made to the multiple select is not preserved. (It shows the initial value). While all the other user selections are preserved. Firefox seems fine. How do I workaround this issue for IE?
2
2472
by: sailajapotha | last post by:
I have one javascript code with me,to show parent dropdown as well as child dropdown. <html> <head> <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> function setOptions(chosen) { var selbox = document.kickoff.regionId; selbox.options.length = 0; if (chosen == "SOD") { selbox.options = new Option('EMEA');
3
6315
by: bhanubalaji | last post by:
hi, I am unable to disable the text(label) in javascript..it's working fine with IE,but i am using MOZILLA.. can any one help regarding this.. What's the wrong with my code? I am sending my code here.. Thanks in Advance... Regards
1
1004
by: Rick | last post by:
Hi, I have an ASP .NET page with codebehind in a vb file. The page has a dropdown control, and a JS function which used HTTP XML Request to get the data from the database, and populate the dropdown. Actually, the JS creates the OPTION elements using th retrieved db data, and adds them to the SELECT element using DOM objects. The dropdown works ok, and the items are visible, but when the user clicks "Save" button, and the page posts...
0
9792
by: Hystou | last post by:
Most computers default to English, but sometimes we require a different language, especially when relocating. Forgot to request a specific language before your computer shipped? No problem! You can effortlessly switch the default language on Windows 10 without reinstalling. I'll walk you through it. First, let's disable language synchronization. With a Microsoft account, language settings sync across devices. To prevent any complications,...
0
11142
Oralloy
by: Oralloy | last post by:
Hello folks, I am unable to find appropriate documentation on the type promotion of bit-fields when using the generalised comparison operator "<=>". The problem is that using the GNU compilers, it seems that the internal comparison operator "<=>" tries to promote arguments from unsigned to signed. This is as boiled down as I can make it. Here is my compilation command: g++-12 -std=c++20 -Wnarrowing bit_field.cpp Here is the code in...
0
10745
jinu1996
by: jinu1996 | last post by:
In today's digital age, having a compelling online presence is paramount for businesses aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. At the heart of this digital strategy lies an intricately woven tapestry of website design and digital marketing. It's not merely about having a website; it's about crafting an immersive digital experience that captivates audiences and drives business growth. The Art of Business Website Design Your website is...
1
10848
by: Hystou | last post by:
Overview: Windows 11 and 10 have less user interface control over operating system update behaviour than previous versions of Windows. In Windows 11 and 10, there is no way to turn off the Windows Update option using the Control Panel or Settings app; it automatically checks for updates and installs any it finds, whether you like it or not. For most users, this new feature is actually very convenient. If you want to control the update process,...
0
10417
tracyyun
by: tracyyun | last post by:
Dear forum friends, With the development of smart home technology, a variety of wireless communication protocols have appeared on the market, such as Zigbee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc. Each protocol has its own unique characteristics and advantages, but as a user who is planning to build a smart home system, I am a bit confused by the choice of these technologies. I'm particularly interested in Zigbee because I've heard it does some...
1
7972
isladogs
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next Access Europe User Group meeting will be on Wednesday 1 May 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC+1) and finishing by 19:30 (7.30PM). In this session, we are pleased to welcome a new presenter, Adolph Dupré who will be discussing some powerful techniques for using class modules. He will explain when you may want to use classes instead of User Defined Types (UDT). For example, to manage the data in unbound forms. Adolph will...
0
7130
by: conductexam | last post by:
I have .net C# application in which I am extracting data from word file and save it in database particularly. To store word all data as it is I am converting the whole word file firstly in HTML and then checking html paragraph one by one. At the time of converting from word file to html my equations which are in the word document file was convert into image. Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveDocument.Select();...
0
5992
by: adsilva | last post by:
A Windows Forms form does not have the event Unload, like VB6. What one acts like?
3
3234
bsmnconsultancy
by: bsmnconsultancy | last post by:
In today's digital era, a well-designed website is crucial for businesses looking to succeed. Whether you're a small business owner or a large corporation in Toronto, having a strong online presence can significantly impact your brand's success. BSMN Consultancy, a leader in Website Development in Toronto offers valuable insights into creating effective websites that not only look great but also perform exceptionally well. In this comprehensive...

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.