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Dropdown Won't Stay Open in IE

Posted on 2013-05-21
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We've coded a menu with one dropdown item.  It's the " Eras" link at the top-right of the page.

We had to use position:fixed in order to display the menu in IE8+ on PCs. However, this creates another issue, which is that they won't stay open when hovered.

You can see it here: http://icph.joshreisner.com/

Thank you for any clues!
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Question by:rjunk
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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I'm not seeing a problem... works in FF, Chrome and IE10.

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by:rjunk
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Thanks, COBOLdinosaur.  Did you look on a Mac?  We're getting this bug on a PC on IE8 & IE9.
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Try using :
<meta content="IE=edge,chrome=1" http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" />

Instead of:
<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge">

I am unclear why you would need to use position:fixed for a simple dropdown menu, and certainly having anything in IE try to occupy the same space as a dynamic effect is always a challenge.

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