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CSS: tab navigation

Posted on 2009-07-10
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I have TAB navigation sample which works perfect, however when I shrink window size, I would like to make sure that TABs are getting under each other automatically if there is not enough room and ont staying outside of the firefox window see second attachment.

What do I need to change in the CSS.

Thank you
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
<head>
<title>Chapter 2: Scalable Navigation</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<style type="text/css" media="screen">
body {
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;
	font-size: small;
	}
#nav {
	float: left;
	width: 720px;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 10px 0 0 46px;
	list-style: none;
	background: #FFCB2D url(img/nav_bg.gif) repeat-x bottom left;
	position: relative;
	}
#nav li {
	float: left;
	margin: 0 1px 0 0;
	padding: 0;
	font-family: "Lucida Grande", sans-serif;
	font-size: 80%;
	}
#nav a {
	float: left;
	display: block;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 4px 8px;
	color: #333;
	text-decoration: none;
	border: 1px solid #9B8748;
	border-bottom: none;
	background: #F9E9A9 url(img/off_bg.gif) repeat-x top left;
	}
#nav a:hover, body#intro #t-intro a {
	color: #333;
	padding-bottom: 5px;
	border-color: #727377;
	background: #fff url(img/on_bg.gif) repeat-x top left;
	}
</style>
</head>
 
<body id="intro">
 
	<ul id="nav">
		<li id="t-intro"><a href="/">Introduction</a></li>
		<li id="t-about"><a href="about.html">About Lance</a></li>
		<li id="t-news"><a href="news.html">News & Events</a></li>
		<li id="t-sponsors"><a href="sponsors.html">Sponsors</a></li>
		<li id="t-about"><a href="about.html">About Lance</a></li>
		<li id="t-news"><a href="news.html">News & Events</a></li>
		<li id="t-sponsors"><a href="sponsors.html">Sponsors</a></li>
		<li id="t-about"><a href="about.html">About Lance</a></li>
	</ul>
 
</body>
</html>

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in that case you'll need to remove the static width off of #nav to make it collapse. You'll need to generate the background color another way...an absolutely positioned div would do it.
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