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Spry Horizontal Drop Down menu

I am a newby at Dreamweaver.  I'm trying to create a drop down horizontal menu and inserted a horizontal Spry menu bar but in IE, the submenu opens to the right and not directly underneath it.  It doesn't happen in Firefox.  The menu I'm working with now, the only thing I've changed is the names of the menus, so no CSS has changed.

Is there some CSS property that needs to be modified/deleted to get the drop down menu in IE to really drop down underneath the actual menu?
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sedberg1
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Rikus_TrentCommented:
This may help.

Make sure you are specifying the doctype on your page. I have had display/functionality issues with spry when not explicitly stating the doctype.

Ex. <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> 
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sedberg1Author Commented:
That didn't do it.  It was:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

And I changed it to:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> 

Either way, it still opens to the right.
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knonieCommented:
Are you using IE6?

It seems like...

Because that Spry menus provided with DW CS3 doesn't behave different on various browsers.

:-)
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sedberg1Author Commented:
IE 7.  I've done research online elsewhere and this seems to be a problem for multiple people but none of their fixes, including taking out text-align: center have worked. I'm just going to use some script I find somewhere, but if someone has something here, I'll take that.
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knonieCommented:
As you said that you only edited the Labels on tabs, and not the CSS, then it behaves the same on IE and Fx.

That's what always happen in my case, using Win XP SP3, IE7, and Fx3.

:-)
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sedberg1Author Commented:
What labels?
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knonieCommented:
By "Labels", I mean the "Names on the buttons", like "Item 1", "Item 2", etc.

As you said:
>>the only thing I've changed is the names of the menus...

So I assume you just changed the names of the buttons, usually called labels of buttons.

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Another check:

What happens if you just insert a new menu on new test HTML page, save it and test it in browsers, without changing anything.

Does it show the same problem???

:-)
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sedberg1Author Commented:
it shows the same problem no matter if it's a new page or existing.
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knonieCommented:
I wonder where the bug lies, while this spry menu always work fine in my case.

:-)
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