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How position image using <div> tag?

Posted on 2011-02-24
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I am new to asp.net and starting to develop a web page.  See attached code.  I am using Visual Studio 10 and Visual Basic to develop a Web Site project.

The problem I am having is not being able to position the image at a different place on the web page.  No matter what I enter for the top, left, and position attributes, the image always displays in the top left corner.

Thanks for the help.
<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="false" CodeFile="Default.aspx.vb" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!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">

<head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>The Territory Ahead</title>
</head>

<body background="Images/Beige1_Background.gif">

    <div style="top:1600; left:1400; position:absolute; z-index: 1; visibility:visible">
        <img alt="" src="Images/TTALogoRedSandButton.gif""/>
    </div>

</body>

</html>

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I think it is because you are not quantifying your "top" and "left" values (i.e. you are telling it a number but not a unit type).

Try it as:
    <div style="top:1600px; left:1400px; position:absolute; z-index: 1; visibility:visible">
        <img alt="" src="Images/TTALogoRedSandButton.gif""/>
    </div

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by:EYoung
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Yep.  That was it.  Thank you.
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