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DIV overlay problems in IE

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Last Modified: 2013-12-08
This problem happens in IE only, not in Firefox.

On a web page I'm building, I have a dropdown menu (dynamically created), and a hidden DIV (300px wide and 50px high).

When the user clicks a button, the hidden div display style is set to "inline"

The div appears, covering everything below it, except for the dropdown menu.

I've posted two screenshots:

http://www.aaronkarp.com/files/before_overlay.png
http://www.aaronkarp.com/files/after_overlay.png
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Apparently this has changed in IE7 (select as a windowless element):
  http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/01/17/514076.aspx
Also see this:
  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177378/en-us
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Awesome, Thanks. I just use visiblity='hidden' to hide the select menu when showing the overlay.

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