Need help with CSS

I have been modifying a template and broke something somewhere.

I want to remove the space between the main horizontal menus and the drop down menus.  I've played with the padding on every element and can't get it to change.

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Jagadishwor DulalConnect With a Mentor Braces MediaCommented:
LZ1 is right but when you change top:0px that will overlap the main menu so the top value of .ddsmoothmenu ul li ul is set from Smooth Navigational Menu which you are using from dynamic drive. That's the problem from your ddsmoothmenu.js file where you can find the shadow set in background :                   
this.$shadow=$('<div class="ddshadow'+(this.istopheader? ' toplevelshadow' : '')+'"></div>').prependTo($parentshadow).css({left:this._shadowoffset.x+'px', top:this._shadowoffset.y+'px'}) 

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So for the solution you can modify the css (screen_blue.css) Line no 283 to:

.ddsmoothmenu ul li ul{
      position: absolute;
      left: 0;
      display: none; /*collapse all sub menus to begin with*/
      visibility: hidden;
      /*margin-left: 6px;*/
      /*text-shadow: 1px 1px 0px #fff;*/
      top:30px !important;/*added new */
It seems whatever script your using for your drop down is giving it a value of top:43px;. We have to try to find out why it's giving it this value or just set it to top:0px !important; on the .ddsmoothmenu ul li ul in your CSS
HagayMandelConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Remove the margin-top:40px from the .banner class.
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user_nConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you have in top 43px; which gives this gap
<ul style="display: none; top: 43px; visibility: visible;">  
                                    <li><a href="page_company_info.html">Company Info</a></li>
                                    <li><a href="page_news.html">News</a></li>
                                    <li><a href="page_services.html">Services</a></li>
                                    <li><a href="page_team.html">The Team</a></li>
                                    <li><a href="page_partners.html">Our Partners</a></li>

                                    <li><a href="page_testimonials.html">Testimonials</a></li>
                                    <li><a href="page_jobs.html">Jobs</a></li>

<ul style="display: none; top: 43px; visibility: visible;">  
top43px gives dis
Kyle HamiltonConnect With a Mentor Data ScientistCommented:
looks to me like it's coming from the padding on:

.ddsmoothmenu ul ul {
padding-top: 10px;
padding-bottom: 10px;

Did you make changes since the last post? Use padding:0; if you want it flush.
lizzzzAuthor Commented:
Hi Everyone,
Thanks for helping me with this.  I made it more complicated by changing things after I submitted the question.  But I appreciate the answers.

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