View Full Version : CSS Vertical Menu within Table Cell

09-14-2007, 08:28 PM
I'm sure I'm going to get the question "Why don't you just make the whole page CSS?" Without getting into a long explanation of the people who will eventually be maintining the site and their limited ability and tools.....

I have used Suckerfish's vertical menu inside a table cell (wrapping it within a div). The menu works beatifully in IE, but provides a LOOOOOONG list of ALL menu and sub-menu items in Netscape and FF.

Is there any way to make Suckerfish's vertical menu cross browser compliant (per se) inside a table cell and render the same in the other two browsers?

You can see the result at:


My original is located at:


Currently, I have no "styles" affiliated to the menu in index.htm (other than the default) since I didn't see any reason to waste time doing styles if the menu didn't work.

I've posted this question to several forums, everyone seems to THINK they have an answer, but thus far.....all code suggestions and edits have not rendered things any differently.

Thanks for any assistance ANYONE can provide. This has been such a pain.

09-14-2007, 10:23 PM
When I hit an apparently unsolvable problem I consider changing my approach. Try dropping your menu and use one of the many from either of the following excellent web sites:

Listamatic (http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic/)

CSSplay (http://www.cssplay.co.uk/menus/)

09-14-2007, 10:46 PM
Southwater -

Actually, I totally agree with you......this is the seventh "list" type I have tried to implement. Since the initial posting, I have also attempted a few from Listamatic and am currently trying to implement one from CSSPlay. The later I have made SOME progress with....but continue to have issues with Netscape.

I have uploaded the most recent rendition at:


If anyone has any ideas as to why the "popouts" do not render in IE and why it jumps around terribly in Netscape, it would be VERY much appreciated.