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CSS - remove menu image separator from last link and also sub menus?

Posted on 2013-05-24
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Hi,
I am having trouble trying to work out how to remove an menu image separator from the last menu link and also from the sub menus?

Your advice help and advice would be appreciated.

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/ScriptLibrary/latest-jquery.js"></script>
<style type="text/css">

body{
background-color: black;	
}

#navbar {
   margin: 0;
   padding: 0;
   height: 30px; 
}
#navbar li{
   list-style: none;
   float: left; 
   text-align: left;
   font-size: 14px;
   
}
/* main top menu */
#navbar li a{
	display: block;
	padding-left: 20px;
	padding-right: 20px;
	color: #f3f3f3;
	height:30px;
	line-height:30px;
	text-decoration: none;
	margin-right: -10px;
	background-image: url(/images/menu_separator.png);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-position: right;  
}

#navbar li a:hover {
   color: #fff;    
   z-index:100;

}


#navbar li ul{
   display: none;    
   width: auto;     
   z-index:500;
   min-width: 160px;   

}
#navbar li:hover ul{
   display: block;
   position: absolute;
   margin: 0;   
   z-index:500;
   padding: 0; 
}

#navbar li:hover li{
   float: none;   
  	background-color: red;
	background-repeat: repeat;
}
#navbar li:hover li a{
   border-bottom: 1px dotted #CCC;
   color: #fff;    
   min-width: 160px;    
}


#navbar li li a:hover{
	background-color: #003300;
}




</style>

</head>
<body> 
      


<ul id="navbar">

<li><a href='#'>ABOUT US</a></li>
 
<li><a href='#'>CUTS & COLOURS</a>
    <ul>
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    </ul>
</li> 

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</li> 

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<li><a href=''>SPECIAL OFFERS</a>
    <ul>
    <li><a href=''>New Clients</a></li> 
    <li><a href=''>Regular Clients</a></li> 
    </ul>
</li> 

<li><a href=''>CONTACT</a></li> 
</ul>

</body>
</html>

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by:Randy Downs
ID: 39196120
Your CSS designates the image for all URLs in the list. Try adding an id that leaves that out. Then assign the last URL with the id
Example: <li#last><a href=''>CONTACT</a></li>

Similar to this - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8488141/define-css-for-li-id


CSS without the image
#navbar li a last{ 
	display: block;
	padding-left: 20px;
	padding-right: 20px;
	color: #f3f3f3;
	height:30px;
	line-height:30px;
	text-decoration: none;
	margin-right: -10px;
}

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Existing CSS
#navbar li a{
	display: block;
	padding-left: 20px;
	padding-right: 20px;
	color: #f3f3f3;
	height:30px;
	line-height:30px;
	text-decoration: none;
	margin-right: -10px;
	background-image: url(/images/menu_separator.png);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-position: right;  
}

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by:Ishaan Rawat
ID: 39196150
This is not a good practice when you have CSS psuedo classes are there....

Try this...

#navbar>ul>li:last-child a,
#naavbar ul ul li a{
    background-image: none;
}

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and then add this... if you want it to work for IE browsers also...

http://selectivizr.com/
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Jagadishwor Dulal earned 2000 total points
ID: 39196195
Not satisfied?

Change your css to:

#navbar li:hover li a{
   border-bottom: 1px dotted #CCC;
   color: #fff;    
   min-width: 160px;   
   background:none; /* add background none */
}

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No for the last menu add css to the end of your style :

#navbar li:last-child a{
	background:none;
}

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by:Julian Hansen
ID: 39196207
@IshaanRawat lets not actively support IE. The biggest problem on the Web is IE and if we developers bend over backwards to accommodate Microsofts nonesense they will continue to dictate the terms.

I make it a policy to specifically not spend 1sec on IE issues - if they come up I tell my clients that the problem is IE which is a browser on the decline and recently in the minority - especially 8 and below - and if any visitor complains then point them to anyone of the free standars complian browser.

Not to dis the work the selecivizr has done - but unfortunately tools like this are actually part of the problem by extending the life of software that should already have died a natural death.
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by:Ishaan Rawat
ID: 39196214
Exactly. Thanks julianH
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by:Jagadishwor Dulal
ID: 39196241
@julianH Salute Your word Really
IE-Software that should already have died a natural death
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