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floating an image over site using absolute positioning

Posted on 2014-02-12
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I work on a mac. Trying to get he display cabinet (on right) to float over navigation bar and image of man working.  I got it to sit nice in some browsers but in other browsers, it goes off the page.  Any advice on keeping the display actually on the website (and not on the wood background)?

http://nsitedesigns.com/nsitedesigns/lakeshore/test.html

Safari screenshot
http://screencast.com/t/HWi2pAq6Q

Chrome screenshot
http://nsitedesigns.com/nsitedesigns/lakeshore/test.html

Firefox screenshot
http://nsitedesigns.com/nsitedesigns/lakeshore/test.html
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Adrian Crabtree earned 500 total points
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Hi nsitedesigns,

You need to set your .container to a position: relative. This will then give a bounding box for the img you want to position absolute. Your new CSS for .display and .container would be this:

.container {
  width: 946px;
  background-color: #FFF;
  margin: 40px auto;
  position: relative;
}
.display {
  position: absolute;
  top: 90px;
  right: 20px;
}

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by:nsitedesigns
ID: 39853980
Hallelujah!

Should have asked hours ago.  I have been futzing with it for about 2 hours.  Thanks again!
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