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Need to change look of drop down buttons

Hii!
We need to change the look of the drop down buttons on our top navigation bar to look something like this website's drop down menu. http://www.ringcentral.com/
Here is an example of our current top navigation bar and drop down menus.
http://www.topsecurityinc.com/testpage11.html
Here is the CSS that controls it.
ul.dropdown{position:relative;}
ul.dropdown li{width:159px;height:42px;text-align:center;font-weight:700;float:left;background:url(../web/images/global_bar_bk_r1_c2.gif) repeat-x 50% top;}
ul.dropdown a:active{color:orange;}
ul.dropdown li a{padding-top:12px;height:30px;text-align:center;display:block;border-right:1px solid #333;font:bold 14px verdana, sans-serif;color:#FFF;}
ul.dropdown li:last-child a{border-right:none;}
ul.dropdown li.hover,ul.dropdown li:hover{color:#000;position:relative;}
ul.dropdown ul{z-index:600;visibility:hidden;position:absolute;top:100%;left:0;}
ul.dropdown ul li{width:159px;font-weight:400;background:url(../web/images/global_bar_bk_r1_c2.gif) repeat-x 50% top;color:#000;border-right:1px solid #333;float:none;}
ul.dropdown ul li a{border-right:none;width:100%;display:inline-block;padding-top:4px;}
ul.dropdown ul ul{left:100%;top:0;}
ul.dropdown li:hover > ul{visibility:visible;}

Would also appreciate any help on adding the down arrows on the top buttons with drop down items.
Any specific code modifications would be greatly appreciated.
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TrueBlue

8/22/2022 - Mon
SSupreme

What do you want exactly to implement?

Have a look at this: sample
TrueBlue

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SSupreme,

I like the top blue navigation bar, but I think it would look better if the drop down buttons were in a white box with rounded corners like this attached image. sample drop down menu
SSupreme

ul.dropdown ul li{width:159px;font-weight:400;background:white;color:#000;border-right:1px solid #333;float:none;)
ul.dropdown ul li a{border-right:none;width:100%;display:inline-block;padding-top:4px;color:#000;}

it makes subnav white with black font colour. If you want make "rounded" corners you have to add images at the and of second <ul>. They did it using this image http://www.ringcentral.com/images/hp/navigation/small/office.png .
Also you have to clean up your CSS file from unused rules, there are about 40% of them.
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TrueBlue

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SSupreme,
I added this to my test page, but it did not seem to have changed the look of the drop downs.
    <script language="css" type="text/css">
    ul.dropdown ul li{width:159px;font-weight:400;background:white;color:#000;border-right:1px solid #333;float:none;)
    ul.dropdown ul li a{border-right:none;width:100%;display:inline-block;padding-top:4px;color:#000;}
    </script>
Any ideas?
SSupreme

try this instead:
<style type="text/css">
    ul.dropdown ul li{width:159px;font-weight:400;background:white;color:#000;border-right:1px solid #333;float:none;)
    ul.dropdown ul li a{border-right:none;width:100%;display:inline-block;padding-top:4px;color:#000;}
    </style>
SSupreme

Don't add! Replace already existed ones.
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TrueBlue

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SSupreme,

So I created another stylesheet name style1.css and updated the text page to use it.
The second line of recommended code is highlighted by my designer and says marked invalid due to not supported by current scheme. As you can see these two lines of code make the drop down menus inoperative.
Any ideas?
TIA
SSupreme

Well, changing colour doesn't make menu inoperative.
Before I posted those line I tested them and they worked.
 sampleTry again beginning from style.css
TrueBlue

ASKER
SSupreme,

Ok. I got it now. :)
I changed the buttons to blue just flat and updated the test page.
But the horitizontal lines between the drop down buttons has seemed to disappear.
Any idea where that is controlled?
TIA
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here  at ul.dropdown ul li
add border-bottom:1px solid; and remove border-right:~~;
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SSupreme,

That looks great :)