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View Full Version : CSS drop menu overlay issue on Java Applet.



pixelEngine
01-16-2008, 08:43 PM
Does anyone know of any tips or have ideas on how to get a basic css dropdown menu from disappearing behind my java applet directly beneath it?

I have tried the absolutely positoning z-index trick to no avail, any other tricks!?

Thanks in advance! :thumbsup:

jcdevelopment
01-16-2008, 08:55 PM
Is there a website or some code we can view to better help you? (love tha Dude quote!!)

pixelEngine
01-16-2008, 09:42 PM
yeah I can't give out the development link unfortunately due to confidentiality reasons. but i can tell you the following:

HTML is 100% valid
Using Strict Doctype declaration
the menu div is absolutely positioned above the applet with a z-index of 200
the applet div is absolutely positioned below the menu with a z-index of 100

If there is any js solutions I would certainly entertain those ideas as well!

Thanks!

jcdevelopment
01-16-2008, 09:51 PM
Not too sure whats going on, i know i have seen a couple of these problems in this forum before. Try searching in here or go here (http://www.alistapart.com/) for some list questions, its a good site. good luck!!

pixelEngine
01-18-2008, 02:44 PM
Well I found a solution, now I just have to try and implement it with my current menu overlay.

Here is the link for others who may need to jump the same hurdle - The iframe shim.

http://www.oratransplant.nl/2007/10/26/using-iframe-shim-to-partly-cover-a-java-applet/

Cheers:p



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