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Anchored items opened in Colorbox , makes the colorbox align on top off the page instead of centered in IE.

Posted on 2012-04-09
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Hello Experts.

I have links to go to a anchors that are opened up in Colorbox however just like an anchor link opens with it at the top of the page, Colorbox loses center and also aligns to the top of the page in IE. Works find in other browsers.

Thank you in advance Experts.
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by:uzzidesign
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Do you have  a link or can you paste code? Which version of IE?

If I had to guess in the dark, I'd say it's due to IE's improper handling of the position property. IE may be defaulting to positioning the colorbox container relative to the <body>. Does specifying a position:relative on Colorbox's parent element help?
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by:uzzidesign
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Do you have a doctype specified?
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by:colonelblue
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Hello uzzi

Yes I have a doc type:
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

Version I.E.8

Where would I use position:relative?
I call it via a class: class="w2"
$(".w2").colorbox({iframe:true, innerWidth:575, innerHeight:400});


<!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>
<link type="text/css" media="screen" rel="stylesheet" href="/colorbox.css" />


<script src="jquery.colorbox.js"></script>
<script>
			$(document).ready(function(){
$(".w2").colorbox({iframe:true, innerWidth:575, innerHeight:400});
$(".example8").colorbox({iframe:true, innerWidth:625, innerHeight:575});
//Example of preserving a JavaScript event for inline calls.
$("#click").click(function(){ 
$('#click').css({"background-color":"#f00", "color":"#fff", "cursor":"inherit"}).text("Open this window again and this message will still be here.");
					return false;
				});
			});
		</script>

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I had some examples still in the code. :)

So odd because it works just fine in any other browser.
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by:uzzidesign
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Still not exactly enough code for me to go off of, but I can reproduce your bug when I use colorbox in Quirks Mode (invalid doctype). Try swapping your doctype with something else, like HTML4, XHTML Strict, or HTML5 (html).
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by:colonelblue
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What can I provide you to assist?
My page is only in an intranet so I can not provide a link.

Thanks again.
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by:uzzidesign
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Did you try the doctype?

> What can I provide you to assist?
Your HTML (body) and inline CSS so I can preview locally.
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by:colonelblue
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Hello. Yes I did change the doctype.

The html an css for the main page with the link to the colorbox pop up?
Or the page with the anchored content for the pop up?
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Whichever one has the bug on it.
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Hello uzzi. Sorry for the late reply. Meetings like nuts today.
It seems other people have had this problem too but I saw no solution posted.

<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT"%>
<!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>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<style type="text/css">
body {
	background-color: #CCC;
}

</style>

<link type="text/css" media="screen" rel="stylesheet" href="/colorbox.css" />
</head>


<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" leftmargin="0" topmargin="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0">


<table width="960" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" id="Table_01">
	<tr>
  <td rowspan="2"></td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td height="25" colspan="2" align="right" bgcolor="#6666FF"><font size="2">
       
        </td>
  </tr>
	<tr>
		<td colspan="2" rowspan="2" valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF">	  <div id="event_Pics">
		  <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Duis ligula lorem, consequat eget, tristique nec, auctor quis, purus. Vivamus ut sem. Fusce aliquam nunc vitae purus. Aenean viverra malesuada libero. Fusce ac quam. Donec neque. Nunc venenatis enim nec quam. Cras faucibus, justo vel accumsan aliquam, tellus dui fringilla quam, in condimentum augue lorem non tellus. Pellentesque id arcu non sem placerat iaculis. Curabitur posuere, pede vitae lacinia accumsan, enim nibh elementum orci, ut volutpat eros sapien nec sapien. Suspendisse neque arcu, ultrices commodo, pellentesque sit amet, ultricies ut, ipsum. Mauris et eros eget erat dapibus mollis. Mauris laoreet posuere odio. Nam ipsum ligula, ullamcorper eu, fringilla at, lacinia ut, augue. Nullam nunc.</p>
		 </td>
		<td valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF">&nbsp;</td>
  </tr>
	<tr>
		<td align="center" valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF"></td>
  </tr>
	<tr>
	  <td colspan="4" valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF">&nbsp;</td>
	  <td>&nbsp;</td>
  </tr>
	<tr>
	  <td height="450" colspan="4" valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF"><div id="Container2"></td>
	  
  </tr>
	<tr>
	  <td height="511" colspan="3" valign="top" bgcolor="#9999FF"><div id="eventLayer">
	    <div id="eventInfo1">
	      <p><a name="getting" id="getting"></a>Getting Here</p>
	      <table width="90%" border="0" class="attendee_links2">
	        <tr>
	          <td><a href="#" ">Calendar</a></td>
            </tr>
	        <tr>
	          <td><a href="#" > Directions</a></td>
            </tr>
	        <tr>
	          <td class="links2"><a href="#">Self &amp; Valet Parking</a></td>
            </tr>
          </table>
	    </div>
	  </div>
</td>
  </tr>

	<tr>
	  <td height="69" colspan="3" align="right" valign="top" bgcolor="#1371b0"></td>
  </tr>
	<tr>
		<td height="2">
	  </td>
		<td>
			<img src="images/spacer.gif" width="713" height="1" alt=""></td>
		<td>
			<img src="images/spacer.gif" width="246" height="1" alt=""></td>
	</tr>
</table>

</script>

</body>
</html>

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by:colonelblue
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It seems the main issue lies on whether I have a table in the div.
I cannot find a true solution so closing this thread.
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by:colonelblue
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I did not get a solution.
One of those questions the other party stops replying.
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