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alderash
08-07-2009, 11:39 AM
1) Script Title: Nested Side Bar Menu

2) Script URL (on DD): http://www.dynamicdrive.com/style/csslibrary/item/nested_side_bar_menu/

3) Describe problem: The menu appears behind a javascript photo slideshow on page. I thought maybe using a zIndex command for stacking order would fix it, but I don't know where to put this zIndex value in the menu script. Or maybe there's another solution?

ddadmin
08-07-2009, 08:52 PM
Try adding the z-index property in the following two places:


<style type="text/css">

/*Credits: Dynamic Drive CSS Library */
/*URL: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/style/ */

.sidebarmenu ul{
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
list-style-type: none;
font: bold 13px Verdana;
width: 180px; /* Main Menu Item widths */
border-bottom: 1px solid #ccc;
z-index: 100;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li{
position: relative;
}

/* Top level menu links style */
.sidebarmenu ul li a{
display: block;
overflow: auto; /*force hasLayout in IE7 */
color: white;
text-decoration: none;
padding: 6px;
border-bottom: 1px solid #778;
border-right: 1px solid #778;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:link, .sidebarmenu ul li a:visited, .sidebarmenu ul li a:active{
background-color: #012D58; /*background of tabs (default state)*/
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:visited{
color: white;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:hover{
background-color: black;
}

/*Sub level menu items */
.sidebarmenu ul li ul{
position: absolute;
width: 170px; /*Sub Menu Items width */
top: 0;
visibility: hidden;
z-index: 100;
}

.sidebarmenu a.subfolderstyle{
background: url(right.gif) no-repeat 97% 50%;
}


/* Holly Hack for IE \*/
* html .sidebarmenu ul li { float: left; height: 1%; }
* html .sidebarmenu ul li a { height: 1%; }
/* End */

</style>

alderash
08-11-2009, 10:50 AM
Thanks for the reply -- the fix works great in FireFox, but does not work in IE 8.

Any ideas for a workaround in Explorer?


Thanks

ddadmin
08-11-2009, 07:05 PM
IE may require the "z-index" property added to the main DIV of the menu as well. See if this helps:



<style type="text/css">

/*Credits: Dynamic Drive CSS Library */
/*URL: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/style/ */

.sidebarmenu{
z-index:100;
}

.sidebarmenu ul{
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
list-style-type: none;
font: bold 13px Verdana;
width: 180px; /* Main Menu Item widths */
border-bottom: 1px solid #ccc;
z-index: 100;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li{
position: relative;
}

/* Top level menu links style */
.sidebarmenu ul li a{
display: block;
overflow: auto; /*force hasLayout in IE7 */
color: white;
text-decoration: none;
padding: 6px;
border-bottom: 1px solid #778;
border-right: 1px solid #778;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:link, .sidebarmenu ul li a:visited, .sidebarmenu ul li a:active{
background-color: #012D58; /*background of tabs (default state)*/
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:visited{
color: white;
}

.sidebarmenu ul li a:hover{
background-color: black;
}

/*Sub level menu items */
.sidebarmenu ul li ul{
position: absolute;
width: 170px; /*Sub Menu Items width */
top: 0;
visibility: hidden;
z-index: 100;
}

.sidebarmenu a.subfolderstyle{
background: url(right.gif) no-repeat 97% 50%;
}


/* Holly Hack for IE \*/
* html .sidebarmenu ul li { float: left; height: 1%; }
* html .sidebarmenu ul li a { height: 1%; }
/* End */

</style>

alderash
08-12-2009, 10:51 AM
Thanks for the help, but I think I've fixed it. If my solution doesn't stick, I'll definitely check yours out.

Thanks again.