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Using a script to adjust div positioning

Posted on 2007-04-10
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I have a navigation div that is positioned on my web page automatically by my server.  The placement on the page is too low, and putting negative margins in the div container wont raise it higher up on the page.  Using absolute positioning does not work either since it messes up other elements of the page that the server controls.

Is there a piece of script I can use that works on load to raise a particular div a certain number of pixels up on a page?
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by:PhilHow
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Give the div an id like say "div1" with a style of "position:relative;top:0"

then
use script:
<script type="text/javascript">
function moveDiv()
{
obj = document.getElementById('div1');
EL.style.top= "-10px";
}
onload=moveDiv;
</script>

Change the -10px to whatever value you need.
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haven't tested, but maybe:

window.onload = function(){
  var objNav = document.getElementById('navigation_div');
  objNav.style.marginTop = (parseInt(objNav.style.marginTop) - 10) + 'px';
}
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