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I'm having trouble inserting an image in some html..

Posted on 2013-01-12
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http://www.geniesgameroom.com/ee/

I am trying to put:

http://www.geniesgameroom.com/ee/images/headerbars.gif 

in between the menu options with the text at the middle of the bar. I tried vertical-align but it didn't work for me.

Please help me out

Thanks
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Question by:CavemanLawyer
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by:Dave Baldwin
ID: 38769838
Try this:

<div style="margin: 0 auto; padding-left:30px">
	  <a href="#!/page_About" style="text-decoration:none"><strong>About</a>
<img src="images/headerbars.gif " >
	<a href="#!/page_Portfolio" style="text-decoration:none"><strong>Portfolio</strong></a>	
<img src="images/headerbars.gif " >
	<a href="#!/page_Services" style="text-decoration:none"><strong>My Services</strong></a>
<img src="images/headerbars.gif " >
	<a href="#!/page_Reviews" style="text-decoration:none"><strong>Reviews</strong></a>	
<img src="images/headerbars.gif " >
	<a href="#!/page_Contact" style="text-decoration:none"><strong>Contact</strong></a>
</div>

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by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 38770171
Wow!... 31 errors in validation?  Some of them serious and affecting rendering.  What Dave posted will have a better chance of working if you start from error free code.  As it stands the the page is wonky and unreliable.  You need to fix the code.

Cd&
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770547
@DaveBaldwin - thanks but they just ended up clustered together on the portfolio link. I need them to be spaced between each menu option.
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770549
@COBOLdinosaur - Thanks. I will try to take care of the errors. How do I know what has errors?
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770608
I was able to get it down to 7 errors - and those are for the contact form and the google map code. It did throw off a bunch of alignment I had though.
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by:Dave Baldwin
ID: 38770617
If they were "clustered together on the portfolio link", then something else is going on.  HTML simply doesn't work that way.
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770630
Ok I fixed the alignment and made the changes that DaveBaldwin suggested but it still is clustered. I left the results saved so you can see what I am talking about.



http://www.geniesgameroom.com/ee/
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770634
Any idea of what could be going on? I am using the following css for the menu and I think maybe it is effecting it somehow.

.topmenu a{ 
color:#ffffff;
position:relative;
float: left;
left:30%;
 margin: 15px;
-webkit-transition: margin 1.5s ease-out;
 -moz-transition: margin 1.5s ease-out;
 -o-transition: margin 1.5s ease-out;

} 
.topmenu a:hover { margin-top: 2px; color:#afa9d9} 

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by:Dave Baldwin
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Yes, your menu is re-generated by javascript and 'cufon' so what is in your HTML is not really what is being put on the page.  I don't know how to fix that.
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by:CavemanLawyer
ID: 38770719
Ok thank you for your help. I appreciate it.


Does anyone know how to fix this issue?
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by:HagayMandel
ID: 38770882
Few steps:

edit the sub div of the topmenu div the following way:

<div style="margin: 0 auto; width: 550px;">

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Add a new css rule that applies to the images:

.topmenu img {
float: left;
}

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From the .topmenu a css rule (line# 36 in style.css), remove: left: 30%;

Good luck

Hagay
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
ID: 38773313
Oh, this is the same one I just helped you with.  I think your new layout does the trick.
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