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healey6
05-05-2007, 08:13 PM
1) Script Title: Omni Slide Menu

2) Script URL (on DD): http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/omnislide/index.htm

3) Describe problem: The version that shows the slide menu at the top works fine with every browser (IE up to 6 Service Pack 2, Maxthon, Netscape, etc) EXCEPT for IE 7. With IE 7 instead of beint centerred at the top of the page, it appears at the left and even at that, only the right most half of the menu can be read.

For reference, go to www.healey6.com using IE7.

Is there a fix for this???

jscheuer1
05-06-2007, 02:52 PM
Use a DOCTYPE for your page (index_m.htm):


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">

or:


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/loose.dtd">


Using a more proper header and style actually selected for your menu would be a good idea as well, ex:


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<HEAD>
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<META name="description" content="Home">
<META http-equiv="GENERATOR" CONTENT="Created with CuteSITE Builder, HTML Exporter 5.0.150">
<style type="text/css">

#menu2 a:link {color:black;text-decoration:none;}
#menu2 a:hover {color:black;text-decoration:none;}
#menu2 a:active {color:black;text-decoration:none;}
#menu2 a:visited {color:black;text-decoration:none;}

</style>

<script src="mmenu.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="menuItems.js" type="text/javascript">

/***********************************************
* Omni Slide Menu script - John Davenport Scheuer: http://home.comcast.net/~jscheuer1/
* very freely adapted from Dynamic-FX Slide-In Menu (v 6.5) script- by maXimus
* This notice MUST stay intact for legal use
* Visit Dynamic Drive at http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for full original source code
***********************************************/

</script>
</HEAD>


This still isn't exactly to standards, but much better than the way you had it.

healey6
05-07-2007, 02:31 AM
This did not fix the problem. I have worked through with a dozen or so regular viewers of this particular site and have discovered two things:

1. Some IE7 users with a IE7 XP combination have a problem with the menu appearing cut off on the side (my second computer does this with that ombination. Some do not.

2. So far ALL using Vista have the problem regardless of the IE version.

I am stumped.

jscheuer1
05-07-2007, 04:18 AM
http://home.comcast.net/~jscheuer1/side/healey_f_h.htm