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iQuery animation slide not working

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I have 3 buttons each performing simple animations. The last button ( <button id="moveDiv" >Move Div</button>) is not working.

Question: How can I fix the code so that upon click on "Move Div" button, the div will swing to the right?

Thank you,

Mike
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<!DOCTYPE html>
  <html>
    <head>

	<title>iQuery CSS sizing and positioning</title>
	<script type="text/javascript" src="jQuery/jquery-1.3.2.js"></script>
	<script type="text/javascript">
		//$("document").ready(function() {
		  	$(function() {
				$("#growRight").click(function() {
					$("#theDiv").animate({width: "500px"},1000);
				});
				$("#bigText").click(function() {
					$("#theDiv").animate({fontSize: "24pt"}, 1000);
				});
				$("#moveDiv").click(function() {
					$("#theDiv").animate({ left: "500" }, 1000, "swing");
				});
			});
		//});
	</script>
	<style type="text/css">
		div#theDiv { 
			height: 180px;
			width: 250px;
			margin: 10px;
			padding: 20px;
			background: Lightblue;
			border: 2px solid black;
			offset: 250px;
			cursor: pointer;
		}
		p, span {
			font-size: 18pt;
		}
		button {margin: 2px;}
	</style>
	</head>
	<body>
	  <p>Fading an Element</p>
	  <div id="theDiv">Animate Me</div>
	  <button id="growRight" >Grow Right</button>
	  <button id="bigText" >Big Text</button>
	  <button id="moveDiv" >Move Div</button>
	</body>
</html>

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Kiran Paul VJ earned 2000 total points
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Try

left: "500px"

instead of left: "500"

also #moveDiv should be positioned relative or absolute for property left to work.


just try CSS

#moveDiv {
 position:relative;
}
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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#theDiv{
 position:relative;
}

works.

Thank you.
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by:Kiran Paul VJ
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Good to know it helped. Thanks for the points and grade.

kiranvj
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