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Absolute Positionning Firefox

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Hello Everyone!

I ask thy wisdom to solve my problem.

I am building a website in ASP (felt mentionning it in case it could help debugging the problem) into which I have a repeater. In that repeater I have a <div> into which I have a <img> tag with different values depending to my datasource. On the event onmouseover of that tag, I need to position another div which is positionned absolute. Things works fine in Opera, Safari and IE, but in Firefox the div is showing but at point (0,0)

I've been trying multiple things but in vain.

Before you guys tells me that I shouldn't use Absolute, I need to align that div to that img, in order to show a bigger view of that image. This is the only moment i'm using the absolute positioning.

Thank you!
/*-- Javascript code --*/
function showEnlarge(picBox)
var e = document.getElementById('divImg'+picBox);
var position = {x:0,y:0};
while (e)
    position.x += e.offsetLeft;
    position.y += e.offsetTop;
    e = e.offsetParent;
    var myPic = document.getElementById(picBox)
    var myDiv = document.getElementById('bigPicDiv'); = "absolute"; = position.y; = position.x -315; = position.y; = position.x -315; = "auto"; = "auto";
    myDiv.innerHTML = "<img src='"+document.getElementById(picBox).src+"'/>";
function hideEnlarge()
    var myDiv = document.getElementById('bigPicDiv');
    myDiv.innerHTML = "";
/*-- HTML Code --*/
<div id="bigPicDiv" style="position:absolute;top:0px;left:0px;margin: 0 auto;"></div>
<!-- Repeating the following code with different id and image. This is an example of what's shown -->
<img id='1' src='' onmouseover='showEnlarge("1")' onmouseout='hideEnlarge()' />

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