Originally Posted by marilynn.fowler
I tried that earlier - both in the CSS and as part of the jQuery code - but for some reason position:fixed makes the btnBox container disappear altogether. I don't understand why.
the width of the div#thumbNav is same as the width of div#maincontent. I would put div#maincontent inside #thumbNav between a tags
<a id="prevButt" .... </a>
<a id="nextButt" .... </a>
also i would remove position: absloute from #thimbNav, both a tags need position: absolute one with left: 0 other with right: 0 as you did.
the main problem with scrolling is that you need to track the the viewport not the document.