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IE layer display problem with iframe and drop down menu (select)

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In my project, I?m using Iframes in order to present some data. What I noticed from IE is that the menu layer(div/span) is cropped in the Iframes area in IE 4 and 5 if the menu(div/span) overlaps the iframe. This problem has been rectified in IE 5.5 but somehow, when using the drop down menu(div/span) in an Iframe and somehow when it is overlapped by the menu, the drop down menu is transparent in IE 5.5.
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That's normal and there is nothing you can do about it.....Iframes as well as form elements have an infinite z-index and only in IE5.5 will the layer be displayed on top of the iFrame or form element...in all other version the iFrame falls on top of it...

Max.
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by:bruno
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The only solution to this is to actually make the iframe disappear when your menu goes over the top of the iframe.

kinda a pain in the ass to accomplish, but i can post more info if you are interested.

BRUNO
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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This question has been abandoned.  I will make a recommendation to the
moderators on its resolution in a week or two.  I appreciate any comments
that would help me to make a recommendation.

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<suggestion>
   delete user
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nah it doesn't matter to me, i could have posted a solution, but this is not a 50 point question, the solution is certainly not an easy one.  delete it, forget about it, don't refund their points.

or if we take their points anyways, give half to me and half to Max. ;o)


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None of the suggestions solves my problem
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Hi tcmnc,
You've requested to delete this question, but its status has remained as 'Pending Delete' because one or more comments have been added.  Normally, the only way to fully delete such a Question is to post a message to Community Support and ask for assistance.

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by:bruno
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STOP DELETION.



User never responded to my comment, where I offered the only solution available to their problem.  I specifically said "but i can post more info if you are interested." but no response from the asker.  


If they didn't like what "I" had to say, than Max was correct with his first comment, that it couldn't be done.


Either one, ONE of the two of us was correct, and the user didn't want to hear it, it seems.



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by:DreamMaster
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I agree...what the user requested was not possible...I said that immediately, brunobear gave an alternative....so either of us should be awarded the points...no deletion here...

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It is time to clean this abandoned question up.  

I am putting it on a clean up list for CS.

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points to DreamMaster

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If anyone participating in the Q disagrees with the recommendation,
please leave a comment for the mods.


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Thanks one and all, finalized.
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