469,314 Members | 2,252 Online
Bytes | Developer Community
New Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

Post your question to a community of 469,314 developers. It's quick & easy.

new window always on top

I'm creating an e-learning app and there's an outline that's opened in a
separate window. When you click an item in the outline the relevant
section opens in the app. Is there a way to keep the 'outline' higher
than the app? So that it doesn't ever go behind the app.

Andrew Poulos
May 24 '07 #1
3 4524
Andrew Poulos wrote :
I'm creating an e-learning app and there's an outline that's opened in a
separate window. When you click an item in the outline the relevant
section opens in the app. Is there a way to keep the 'outline' higher
than the app? So that it doesn't ever go behind the app.

Andrew Poulos

Why not instead create a sidebar navigation div, say, on the left? You
do not necessarly need to create a secondary window. I'd stay away from
a modal separate window to list linked, clickable sections.

A good example of what you may be looking (in terms of functionality,
purpose) for is:

http://www.gtalbot.org/NvuSection/Gu...uSection1.html

Gérard
--
Using Web Standards in your Web Pages (Updated Apr. 2007)
http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs...your_Web_Pages
May 24 '07 #2
Andrew Poulos wrote:
I'm creating an e-learning app and there's an outline that's opened in a
separate window. When you click an item in the outline the relevant
section opens in the app. Is there a way to keep the 'outline' higher
than the app? So that it doesn't ever go behind the app.
Here is an Internet Explorer-specific example. Maybe it can give you
some ideas?

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamici...topcontent.htm

--
-Lost
Remove the extra words to reply by e-mail. Don't e-mail me. I am
kidding. No I am not.
May 24 '07 #3
Gérard Talbot wrote:
A good example of what you may be looking (in terms of functionality,
purpose) for is:

http://www.gtalbot.org/NvuSection/Gu...uSection1.html
Too bad it fails in Internet Explorer 6. I have no clue whether or not
Internet Explorer 7 supports "position: fixed;" in CSS yet.

--
-Lost
Remove the extra words to reply by e-mail. Don't e-mail me. I am
kidding. No I am not.
May 24 '07 #4

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.

Similar topics

2 posts views Thread by Charles Packer | last post: by
6 posts views Thread by Cortes | last post: by
2 posts views Thread by Samir Pandey | last post: by
18 posts views Thread by Andrew Poulos | last post: by
14 posts views Thread by D. Alvarado | last post: by
29 posts views Thread by wayne | last post: by
4 posts views Thread by alexandre.brisebois | last post: by
16 posts views Thread by CreativeMind | last post: by
reply views Thread by suresh191 | last post: by
reply views Thread by harlem98 | last post: by
1 post views Thread by Geralt96 | last post: by
By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.