Solved

Need help with CSS

Posted on 2011-09-15
6
239 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
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.

You can view the problem here:
http://tinyurl.com/3e5emcl

and I have attached a screen shot.

thanks,
Liz
 Shows problem on webpage
0
Comment
Question by:lizzzz
6 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:LZ1
ID: 36546736
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
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
Jagadishwor Dulal earned 125 total points
ID: 36547013
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'}) 

Open in new window



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 */
}
0
 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:HagayMandel
HagayMandel earned 125 total points
ID: 36547449
Remove the margin-top:40px from the .banner class.
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 
LVL 9

Assisted Solution

by:user_n
user_n earned 125 total points
ID: 36547526
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
0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Kyle Hamilton
Kyle Hamilton earned 125 total points
ID: 36548174
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.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:lizzzz
ID: 36563148
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.

thanks,
Liz
0

Featured Post

Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
How to change pointer icon to hand icon on mouseover 2 31
Target h5 of a div 3 19
Divi Theme - extra fonts I don't want 13 25
Location of Buttons 4 15
When applying CSS to your HTML, there are many different ways to select which element(s) the CSS applies to.  Some of these selectors are more commonly known and used than others - Here are the more common ones: #X - Matches an ID of X .X - Matche…
Styling your websites can become very complex. Here I'll show how SASS can help you better organize, maintain and reuse your CSS code.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to position items using CSS's three positioning types Create a new HTML document with an internal stylesheet.: Create another div in CSS and name it Absolute : Type "position:absolute;" and "top:10px; left:50p…
Video by: Mark
This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks.

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question