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Posted on 2007-10-02
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I have a scrolling marquee. when the drop down menu extends, couple of the items gets hidden underneath the marquee container. when i define z-index:-1 then the marquee container disappears on the screen. does anyone have a suggestion for this?
thanks.
btw. it only happens in IE

http://gcterminal.mallfinder.com/index.cfm?refresh=1&showdebug=1

this is the definition for the container



            #marqueecontainer{
            position: relative; left:0px;
            width: 80px; /*marquee width */
            height:100x; /*marquee height */
            background-color: ##A1948C;
            overflow: hidden;
            border: 1px solid orange;
            padding-left: 0px;
            padding-top: 0px;
            padding-right: 0px;
            padding-bottom: 0px;
            z-index:1;
                              }
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Question by:mileHighBlogger
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Mark Steggles earned 2000 total points
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Hello mileHighBlogger,

First of all you have no doctype which is a big no no

I hazzard a guess that this is to do with 'stacking context' - an IE phoenomenon.

Does it work when u remove position:relative and the z index from marquee?

If not...

try adding position:relative; and a higher z-index to every part of the menu system.

Regards,

Steggs
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by:mileHighBlogger
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thanks Steggs. The relative positioning was the problem. I had to do some more tweaking in order show correctly on mozilla.
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your welcome
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