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Help needed with JavaScript & CSS pop-over

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cdemott33Flag for United States of America asked on
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Hi - Not much of a Javascipt guy so I could really use some help.  

I have a script that executes when a user hits a button.  It's fades the background and displays a box that give a user a message.

The problem I'm having is this.  I have a page with a form on it.  The form is long so you have to scoll down to hit the button.  When the user clicks the button you don't see the fade or the pop-up becuase it's at the top of the page.  If you scoll up you can see it, however I need the fade and popup to appear right where the scroll position is.

Can anyone help?  I attached my code.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Test</title>
		<style>
		
			.white_content {
				display: none;
				position: absolute;
				top: 25%;
				left: 25%;
				width: 50%;
				height: 50%;
				padding: 16px;
				border: 16px solid orange;
				background-color: white;
				z-index:1002;
				overflow: auto;
			}
			
			
			.black_overlay{
				display: none;
				position: absolute;
				top: 0%;
				left: 0%;
				width: 100%;
				height: 100%;
				background-color: black;
				z-index:1001;
				-moz-opacity: 0.8;
				opacity:.50;
				filter: alpha(opacity=80);
			}
	</style>
	<script type="text/javascript">
	function showProcessing(fadeid,boxid){
   		document.getElementById(boxid).style.display='block';
   		document.getElementById(fadeid).style.display='block';
	}
	</script>
	</head>
	<body>
     	<input type="submit" name="button" value="Place Order" onClick="showProcessing('fade','processing');"/> 

	<DIV id="processing" class="white_content">
 		 <DIV class="processingComments">
			<p>Your order is being processed. Please wait.<a href="/"></a></p>
		</DIV>
	</DIV>
	<DIV id="fade" class="black_overlay"></DIV>
	</body>
</html>
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