Thank you for looking at my problem. This nice code below works well in IE. Floating DIV element can be moved and dragged around the page.
Firefox, however, does not allow typing in the text field. Seems like dragging method covers HTML functionality. Can anyone help? Could it be a CSS "clear" method to be used?


<style type="text/css">
      top: 120px;
      left: 130px;
<script type="text/javascript">

var ie = document.all;
var ns6 = document.getElementById && !document.all;
var dragapproved=false;
var z, x, y;
function move(e) {
  if (dragapproved) {
    z.style.left=ns6? temp1+e.clientX-x: temp1+event.clientX-x;
    z.style.top=ns6? temp2+e.clientY-y : temp2+event.clientY-y;
    return false;
function drags(e) {
  if (!ie&&!ns6)
  var firedobj = ns6? e.target : event.srcElement;
  var topelement = ns6? "HTML" : "BODY";
  while (firedobj.tagName != topelement&&firedobj.className != "drag") {
    firedobj = ns6? firedobj.parentNode : firedobj.parentElement;
  if (firedobj.className == "drag") {
    dragapproved = true;
    z = firedobj;
    temp1 = parseInt(z.style.left+0);
    temp2 = parseInt(z.style.top+0);
    x = ns6? e.clientX: event.clientX;
    y = ns6? e.clientY: event.clientY;
    return false;
document.onmouseup=new Function("dragapproved=false");

<div id="vunet" class="drag" style="position: absolute; top: 120px; left: 130px;">
  <table><tr><td><input type="text"></td></tr></table>
  <table><tr><td><a href='http://www.vunet.us'>LINK</a></td></tr></table>

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Hi Vadymus,

[These are not solutions, just things I saw]
Right click seems to work to get the mouse into the textarea.
Maybe you could just focus() immediatly into the textfield whenever the user has finshed moving that floating div.

Joe P

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VadymusAuthor Commented:
Hm, what you noticed could be a solution... I wonder why is it like that?

This worked: onFocus="this.focus();"
hehe, nice trick =)
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