?
Solved

asp:Menu drop down falling behind swf file

Posted on 2009-05-11
5
Medium Priority
?
725 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I'm building a website in .NET (C#).  The header file has a drop down menu made fom an asp:Menu component.  The index page has a swf file in it.  The problem I'm having is that the drop down menu is falling behind the swf file.  I set the z-index of the menu to 100 and set the wmode of the swf object to transparent.  These two things have gotten this problem fixed in the past, however I haven't worked with asp menu components before.  Any suggestions so the menu falls on top of the swf file?
0
Comment
Question by:atuccillo
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
janjerell earned 2000 total points
ID: 24360703
Hi,

If you're using the embed tag use the the wmode attribute and set it to transparent. Thus, wmode="transparent".

Got it from here: http://www.communitymx.com/content/source/E5141/wmodetrans.htm


Try also to review the code below:
<div style='position:absolute;background-color:red;height:100px;width:100px;border: 1px solid blue;'>
</div>
<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" 
 
codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,29,0" height="200" width="200">
	<param name="movie" value="http://www.communitymx.com/content/source/E5141/wmode.swf">
	<param name="quality" value="high">
	<param name="wmode" value="transparent">
	<param name="menu" value="false">
	<embed src="http://www.communitymx.com/content/source/E5141/wmode.swf" quality="high" 
 
	pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" 	type="application/x-shockwave-flash" 
 
	wmode="transparent" menu="false" height="200" width="200">
</object>

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:atuccillo
ID: 24360750
I did that.  I also set the z-index of the menu items to 2.  Still nothing.
0
 

Author Comment

by:atuccillo
ID: 24360766
I forgot to mention that this problem only happens in Firefox; the menu works correctly (i.e. falling on top of the swf) in IE.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:janjerell
ID: 24361561
i tried it in ff here, it's working fine. what version of ff you have?
0
 

Author Comment

by:atuccillo
ID: 24363480
Version 3.0.10
I tried again this morning and now it seems to be working.  Maybe it was a caching thing.  Thanks for your help.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The article shows the basic steps of integrating an HTML theme template into an ASP.NET MVC project
Color can increase conversions, create feelings of warmth or even incite people to get behind a cause. If you want your website to really impact site visitors, then it is vital to consider the impact color has on them.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Any person in technology especially those working for big companies should at least know about the basics of web accessibility. Believe it or not there are even laws in place that require businesses to provide such means for the disabled and aging p…
Suggested Courses

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question