View Full Version : Please help! CSS code not working in IE, Fine in Firefox

09-19-2007, 10:47 AM

Hoping one of you can help me!

I have the following code:

<div class="menu">

<li><a class="hide" href="../index.php">HOME</a>
<li><a class="hide" href="../signs.php">SIGNS</a>
<li><a href="../shopfront.php" title="Shop Fronts">Shop Fronts</a></li>
<li><a href="../directory.php" title="Directory Boards">Directory Boards</a></li>
<li><a href="../highway.php" title="Highway Signs">Highway Signs</a></li>
<li><a class="hide" href="../vehicles.php">VEHICLE GRAPHICS</a>
<li><a href="../vehiclewrap.php" title="Vehicle Wrapping">Vehicle Wrapping</a></li>
<li><a href="../vehiclevinyl.php" title="Vinyl Lettering">Vinyl Lettering</a></li>
<li><a class="hide" href="../exhibition.php">EXHIBITION DISPLAYS</a>
<li><a href="../rollup.php" title="Roll-Up Exhibition Displays">Roll-Up Exhibition Displays</a></li>
<li><a href="../popup.php" title="Pop-Up Exhibition Displays">Pop-Up Exhibition Displays</a></li>

<li><a class="hide" href="../windows.php">WINDOW GRAPHICS</a>

<li><a class="hide" href="../engraving.php">ENGRAVING</a>
<ul><li><a href="../engexamples.php" title="Engraving Examples">Engraving Examples</a></li>

<li><a class="hide" href="../contact.php">CONTACT US</a></li>


To create a menu, and the following code:

.menu {font-family: arial, sans-serif; width:895px; height:20px; position:relative; font-size:11px; z-index:100;}
.menu ul li a, .menu ul li a:visited {display:block; text-decoration:none; color:#000;width:125px; height:20px; text-align:center; color:#fff; border:1px solid #fff; background:#003366; line-height:20px; font-size:11px; overflow:hidden;}
.menu ul {padding:0; margin:0; list-style: none;}
.menu ul li {float:left; position:relative;}
.menu ul li ul {display: none;}

.menu ul li:hover a {color:#fff; background:#36f;}
.menu ul li:hover ul {display:block; position:absolute; top:21px; left:0; width:105px;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li a.hide {background:#6a3; color:#fff;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li:hover a.hide {background:#6fc; color:#000;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li ul {display: none;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li a {display:block; background:#ddd; color:#000;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li a:hover {background:#6fc; color:#000;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li:hover ul {display:block; position:absolute; left:105px; top:0;}
.menu ul li:hover ul li:hover ul.left {left:-105px;}
.linkbartext {font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; color: #FFFFFF;}
.content {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #003366; font-weight: normal;}
.contenthead {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; color: #003366; font-weight: bold;}
body {margin-top: 20px;}
.sidebold {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; color: #003366; font-weight: bold;}
.style1 {color: #FFFFFF; font-size: 10px;}
.style5 {font-size: 10px;}.box {
border: 1px dashed #003366;
.contentflash {
font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
font-size: 16px;
color: #FF0000;
font-weight: bolder;

in a CSS file but it isn't working in IE, works great in Firefox - could somebody please help me out?!?

09-19-2007, 12:20 PM
IE does not accept the hover pseudo classes for anything but links (the <a ></a> elements)

09-19-2007, 12:41 PM
Like Kor said, you'll need some javascript:


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