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I'm trying to create a drop down menu with some of the main links on my asp.net master page.  I would like to use my cascading style sheet to accomplish this.

Below is the css that I'm using in my style sheet

/* Menu */

#menu 
{
    position: absolute;
    top: 140px;
    left: 225px;
	width: 872px;
	height: 35px;
	margin: 0 auto;
	padding: 0px 0px 0px 28px;
    background-color:#859BAF;
    -moz-border-radius-bottomleft: 10px;
-webkit-border-bottom-left-radius: 10px;
    -moz-border-radius-bottomright: 10px;
-webkit-border-bottom-right-radius: 10px;
border: 0px solid #f46d0f;
border-top: 0;
}

#menu ul {
	margin: 0;
	list-style: none;
	line-height: normal;
    height: 40px;
    width: 872px;
}

#menu li {
	display: inline;
	text-align: center;
}

#menu a 
{
	height: 27px;
	float:left;
	left: 40px;
	padding: 8px 30px 0px 25px;
	text-decoration: none;
	text-align: center;
	font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
	font-size: 16px;
	font-style: normal;
	font-weight: normal;
	color: #000000;
}

#menu .active a:hover {
	background: #859BAF;
	font-style: oblique;
	font-weight: bold;
	border-right: 2px solid #fdca43;
	color: #f46d0f;
} 

#menu .active a {
	background: #859BAF;
	font-style: oblique;
	font-weight: bold;
	border-right: 2px solid #fdca43;
	color: #000;
}

#menu .active1 a:hover {
	background: #859BAF;
	font-style: oblique;
	font-weight: bold;
	color: #f46d0f;
} 

#menu .active1 a {
	background: #859BAF;
	font-style: oblique;
	font-weight: bold;
	color: #000;
}

#splash {
	width: 940px;
	height: 299px;
	margin: 0 auto;
}

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And below is what I'm using for the styles on my menu in my Master Page

<div id="menu">
     <ul>
        <li class="active"><a href="Default.aspx">Home</a></li>
        <li class="active"><a href="aboutus.aspx">About Us</a></li>
        <li class="active"><a href="menu.aspx">Menu</a></li>
        <li class="active"><a href="contact.aspx">Contact</a></li>
        <li class="active"><a href="gallery.aspx">Gallery</a></li>
        <li class="active"><a href="location.aspx">Location</a></li>
        <li class="active1"><a href="login.aspx">Login</a></li>
    </ul>
  </div>

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My designer for this page is no longer working with me and so I'm really new to CSS. and how to attach it to master pages in asp.net.

Can anyone help me or point me in the right direction because I would like a sub-menu for each one of those menu links on the master page that drops down when you hover over it.
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by:Deepak Lakkad
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You can create <ul> under <li> tag to create sub menu.

For Example, your Login has sub menu, then you can create it as following.
<li class="active1"><a href="login.aspx">Login</a>
            	<ul>
                	<li>menu - 1</li>
                    <li>menu - 2</li>
                </ul>
            </li>

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You need addition css for this.

- Deepak Lakkad
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by:Deepak Lakkad
ID: 38804385
Hi,

Here is a good tutorial for creating drop-down menu using CSS and HTML.

http://www.ehow.com/how_11399776_create-drop-down-html-menu-submenu.html

You need to put all your menu code on master page.

- Deepak Lakkad
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Deepak Lakkad earned 500 total points
ID: 38804386
one more good tutorial for drop-down menu

http://line25.com/tutorials/how-to-create-a-pure-css-dropdown-menu

- Deepak Lakkad
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