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Make entire <li> clickable link

Posted on 2011-02-21
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I have a <ul> menu and I would like each <li> to be clickable no matter where you click in it.  Is there a good way to do this?
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Question by:Bob Schneider
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Yes, use it like this:
<ul>
    <li><a href="google.com">Link 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="google.com">Link 2</a></li>
</ul>

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by:Bob Schneider
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Not working for this:

<ul style="list-style-image:url('/mobile/graphics/stopwatch.jpg');text-align:left;margin-left:45px;">
	
			<li style="height:25px;background-color:#ececd8;margin:5px;padding:0 0 5px 5px;">
				<a href="/mobile/welcome.asp" style="color:#293e6a;font-size:1.5em;">Welcome Page</a>

			</li>
			<li style="height:25px;background-color:#ececd8;margin:5px;padding:0 0 5px 5px;">
				<a href="/training/trng_home.asp" style="color:#293e6a;font-size:1.5em;">Training</a>
			</li>
		
</ul>

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by:andreizz
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you mean also the stopwatch img shown instead of the bullet?
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by:Bob Schneider
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Yes and the entire <li> is a link
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by:andreizz
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<ul>
    <a href="google.com"><li>Link 1</li></a>
   <a href="google.com"> <li>Link 2</li></a>
</ul>

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then try this but it's not W3 valid.
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by:doitniss
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Try this
add the following to you css header or attached css fiile

.linkbox {
      height: auto;
      width: auto;
}

then add this to the you li list

<ul>
    <li><a href="google.com" class="linkbox">Link 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="google.com" class="linkbox">Link 2</a></li>
</ul>

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by:Bob Schneider
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Nope.  Nothing yet.
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by:andreizz
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I seriously think that it cannot be done if you user list-style-image, if you make your own effect like list-style-image that will work.
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by:Bob Schneider
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I moved the image to inside the <a> and made the list-style: none.  Still no luck.
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by:andreizz
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You can't i'm telling you, it's because you can't modify that css property behaviour.

The only way to do this is to somehow put a div in front and make it behave like a bullet.
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by:Bob Schneider
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Thanks for your help!
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by:andreizz
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If you want, send me the stop watch picture and i will try the div work around.
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by:Bob Schneider
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You know it is not that big of a deal.  Thanks anyway!
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