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Hi all. I have this scroller and when the user rolls over the image a caption appears below it. I'd like to have a default caption for the middle image visible on page load. Not sure how to go about this. test.zip
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Use z-index which specifies how items are stacked on the page.  An element with greater stack order is always in front of an element with a lower stack order.
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I couldn't get z-index to work in this instance.
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Can you include a sample of the code that you're trying to get working?
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It's attached to my original post.
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I'll post the code too.
/* ELEMENTS COMMUNS
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
body {
	overflow-x: hidden;
	font-size:12px; /* gives us a base of 12px */
}
#slider ul, #slider li {
	background:none;
	list-style: none;
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;
}

#overflow-fix {
	overflow: hidden;

}

/* Home page scroller
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
	
#caroussel-container-home {
	left:-10px;
	margin: 0 auto;
	width: 250px;
	position: relative;
	text-align:left;
	
	
}

#caroussel-home {
	height:520px;
	
	
	
}
#caroussel-home #slider { 

}

#caroussel-home #slider li { 
	height: 52px;
	width: 250px;
}
#caroussel-home #previous a, #caroussel-home  #next a {  
	display: block;
	position: relative;
	width: 15px;
	height: 52px;
	background: url(../images/video-scroll-lft.gif) no-repeat center left;	
}	
#caroussel-home #next a {
	background: url(../images/video-scroll-rt.gif) no-repeat center right;	
	padding-left: 4px;
	outline:none;
}
#caroussel-home #previous, #caroussel-home #next { 
	display: block;
	height: 52px;
	left: -15px;
	position: absolute;
	text-indent: -9999px;
	top: 0;
	width: 15px;
	z-index: 1000;
}#caroussel-home #next { left: 245px;}

	
ul#home li div.video1 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb1-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}
	
ul#home li div.video2 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb2-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}
	
ul#home li div.video3 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb3-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}
	
ul#home li div.video4 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb1-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}

ul#home li div.video5 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb2-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}
	
ul#home li div.video6 a {
	display: block;
	float: left;
	border: none;
	margin: 1px 4px 0 0;
	background: url(../images/video-thumb3-home.jpg) no-repeat top left;	
	width: 70px;
	height: 52px;
	text-decoration:none;
	outline:none;
	}
	



	
/* Disjointed Text Rollover
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
	
	#home li div a {
text-decoration:none;
text-align: center;}

#home li div a span {
	visibility:hidden;
	display:block;
	position:absolute;
	/**adjust disjointed text position in % or px**/ 
	left:0;
	top:60px;
	margin-left: auto;
	margin-right: auto;
	width: 250px;
	text-align: left;
	color: #4f433a;
}



#home li div a:hover span, #home li div a:active span, #home li div a:focus span {
	visibility:visible;
}

#home li div a:hover, #home li div a:focus{
	text-decoration: none;
	color:#FF6600;
	visibility:visible;
}

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
	<head>
		<title>United Capital - Press</title>
		<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
		<link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="css/slider.css" />
		<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/prettyPhoto.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8" />
		<script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js"></script>
		<!-- video scroller scripts -->
		<script type="text/javascript" src="js/easySlider1.7.js"></script>
		
	
		<script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">
		$(document).ready(function(){	
	$("#slider").easySlider({
		prevId: 		'previous',
		prevText: 		'previous',
		nextId: 		'next',
		nextText: 		'next',
		speed: 		1200,
		pause:		6000,
		auto: false,
		continuous: true 
	});
	
	if($("#slider"))
	{
		$(document).keydown(function(event){
			if(event.keyCode == 37) $("#previous a").click();
			if(event.keyCode == 39) $("#next a").click();
		});
	}
});

		</script>
	</head>
	<body id="two_column">
							
						<!-- ****************************     CAROUSSEL   ******************************   -->
				
						
						<div id="overflow-fix">
						<div id="caroussel-home" class="mb_2 mt_1 accueilcar">	
							<div id="caroussel-container-home" class="container_12">
									<div id="slider">		
									
									<!-- NOTE: to update video screenshots, go to css/slider.css and update the video1, video2, etc. background images -->
									<ul id="home" class="gallery clearfix">
										<li><div class="video1"><a href=""><span class="on">Duis autem vel eum iriure dolor in hendrerit in vulputate velit esse [2:34]</a></div><div class="video2"><a href=""><span>video two text</span></a></div><div class="video3"><a href=""><span>video three text</span></a></div></li>
										<li><div class="video4"><a href=""><span>video four text</span></a></div><div class="video5"><a href=""><span>video five text</span></a></div><div class="video6"><a href=""><span>video six text</span></a></div></li>
									</ul>			
									</div>		
								</div>
							</div>		
						</div>
						</div>
						
						
					
	</body>
</html>

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/*
 * 	Easy Slider 1.7 - jQuery plugin
 *	written by Alen Grakalic	
 *	http://cssglobe.com/post/4004/easy-slider-15-the-easiest-jquery-plugin-for-sliding
 *
 *	Copyright (c) 2009 Alen Grakalic (http://cssglobe.com)
 *	Dual licensed under the MIT (MIT-LICENSE.txt)
 *	and GPL (GPL-LICENSE.txt) licenses.
 *
 *	Built for jQuery library
 *	http://jquery.com
 *
 */

(function($) {

	$.fn.easySlider = function(options){
	  
		// default configuration properties
		var defaults = {			
			prevId: 		'prevBtn',
			prevText: 		'Previous',
			nextId: 		'nextBtn',	
			nextText: 		'Next',
			controlsShow:	true,
			controlsBefore:	'',
			controlsAfter:	'',	
			controlsFade:	true,
			firstId: 		'firstBtn',
			firstText: 		'First',
			firstShow:		false,
			lastId: 		'lastBtn',	
			lastText: 		'Last',
			lastShow:		false,				
			vertical:		false,
			speed: 			800,
			auto:			false,
			pause:			2000,
			continuous:		false, 
			numeric: 		false,
			numericId: 		'controls'
		}; 
		
		var options = $.extend(defaults, options);  
				
		this.each(function() {  
			var obj = $(this); 				
			var s = $("li", obj).length;
			var w = $("li", obj).width(); 
			var h = $("li", obj).height(); 
			var clickable = true;
			obj.width(w); 
			obj.height(h); 
			obj.css("overflow","hidden");
			var ts = s-1;
			var t = 0;
			$("ul", obj).css('width',s*w);			
			
			if(options.continuous){
				$("ul", obj).prepend($("ul li:last-child", obj).clone().css("margin-left","-"+ w +"px"));
				$("ul", obj).append($("ul li:nth-child(2)", obj).clone());
				$("ul", obj).css('width',(s+1)*w);
			};				
			
			if(!options.vertical) $("li", obj).css('float','left');
								
			if(options.controlsShow){
				var html = options.controlsBefore;				
				if(options.numeric){
					html += '<ol id="'+ options.numericId +'"></ol>';
				} else {
					if(options.firstShow) html += '<span id="'+ options.firstId +'"><a href=\"javascript:void(0);\">'+ options.firstText +'</a></span>';
					html += ' <span id="'+ options.prevId +'"><a href=\"javascript:void(0);\">'+ options.prevText +'</a></span>';
					html += ' <span id="'+ options.nextId +'"><a href=\"javascript:void(0);\">'+ options.nextText +'</a></span>';
					if(options.lastShow) html += ' <span id="'+ options.lastId +'"><a href=\"javascript:void(0);\">'+ options.lastText +'</a></span>';				
				};
				
				html += options.controlsAfter;						
				$(obj).after(html);										
			};
			
			if(options.numeric){									
				for(var i=0;i<s;i++){						
					$(document.createElement("li"))
						.attr('id',options.numericId + (i+1))
						.html('<a rel='+ i +' href=\"javascript:void(0);\">'+ (i+1) +'</a>')
						.appendTo($("#"+ options.numericId))
						.click(function(){							
							animate($("a",$(this)).attr('rel'),true);
						}); 												
				};							
			} else {
				$("a","#"+options.nextId).click(function(){		
					animate("next",true);
				});
				$("a","#"+options.prevId).click(function(){		
					animate("prev",true);				
				});	
				$("a","#"+options.firstId).click(function(){		
					animate("first",true);
				});				
				$("a","#"+options.lastId).click(function(){		
					animate("last",true);				
				});				
			};
			
			function setCurrent(i){
				i = parseInt(i)+1;
				$("li", "#" + options.numericId).removeClass("current");
				$("li#" + options.numericId + i).addClass("current");
			};
			
			function adjust(){
				if(t>ts) t=0;		
				if(t<0) t=ts;	
				if(!options.vertical) {
					$("ul",obj).css("margin-left",(t*w*-1));
				} else {
					$("ul",obj).css("margin-left",(t*h*-1));
				}
				clickable = true;
				if(options.numeric) setCurrent(t);
			};
			
			function animate(dir,clicked){
				if (clickable){
					clickable = false;
					var ot = t;				
					switch(dir){
						case "next":
							t = (ot>=ts) ? (options.continuous ? t+1 : ts) : t+1;						
							break; 
						case "prev":
							t = (t<=0) ? (options.continuous ? t-1 : 0) : t-1;
							break; 
						case "first":
							t = 0;
							break; 
						case "last":
							t = ts;
							break; 
						default:
							t = dir;
							break;  
					};	
					var diff = Math.abs(ot-t);
					var speed = diff*options.speed;						
					if(!options.vertical) {
						p = (t*w*-1);
						$("ul",obj).animate(
							{ marginLeft: p }, 
							{ queue:false, duration:speed, complete:adjust }
						);				
					} else {
						p = (t*h*-1);
						$("ul",obj).animate(
							{ marginTop: p }, 
							{ queue:false, duration:speed, complete:adjust }
						);					
					};
					
					if(!options.continuous && options.controlsFade){					
						if(t==ts){
							$("a","#"+options.nextId).hide();
							$("a","#"+options.lastId).hide();
						} else {
							$("a","#"+options.nextId).show();
							$("a","#"+options.lastId).show();					
						};
						if(t==0){
							$("a","#"+options.prevId).hide();
							$("a","#"+options.firstId).hide();
						} else {
							$("a","#"+options.prevId).show();
							$("a","#"+options.firstId).show();
						};					
					};				
					
					if(clicked) clearTimeout(timeout);
					if(options.auto && dir=="next" && !clicked){;
						timeout = setTimeout(function(){
							animate("next",false);
						},diff*options.speed+options.pause);
					};
			
				};
				
			};
			// init
			var timeout;
			if(options.auto){;
				timeout = setTimeout(function(){
					animate("next",false);
				},options.pause);
			};		
			
			if(options.numeric) setCurrent(0);
		
			if(!options.continuous && options.controlsFade){					
				$("a","#"+options.prevId).hide();
				$("a","#"+options.firstId).hide();				
			};				
			
		});
	  
	};

})(jQuery);

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by:billfusion
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Thanks.

I downloaded  test.zip that you initially sent.  It initially didn't show the images.  But I moved the images folder from inside the CSS folder to be at the same level add the CSS folder.  Then everything else worked without a problem on both IE9 & Google Chrome.  

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by:tekgrl
ID: 36900320
Yes, everything works. However, my original  question is how do I get a default caption to appear on page load.
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by:billfusion
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Sorry for the delay in responding and for not reading your post properly.  What is causing the text now to show is : visibility:hidden; in the #home li div a span  style element.  I am looking for a way to change that to visible when the slide is loaded.
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