In the following HTML code, what is the purpose of the following style attribute?

In the following HTML code, what is the purpose of the following style attribute:

<style type="text/css">
#ABC_frmReconciliationMenu{
z-index:-1;
}

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<meta name="generator" content="HTML Tidy for Linux (vers 25 March 2009), see www.w3.org">
<style type="text/css">
#ABC_frmReconciliationMenu{
z-index:-1;
}
</style>

<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="$ApplicationRootDir/appls/CTRL/resources/GeneralScript1.js">
</script>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="$ApplicationRootDir/appls/CTRL/resources/GeneralScript2.js">
</script>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="$ApplicationRootDir/appls/CTRL/resources/AutoSkip.js">
</script>
<title></title>
</head>
<body class="ButtonFace" onload="General_Onload();General2_Onload();" onkeyup="autoSkip();">
</body>
</html>
zimmer9Asked:
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Russ SuterCommented:
Strictly speaking it sets the z-index attribute to -1 of the HTML element with an id of "ABC_frmReconciliationMenu".

However, your HTML doesn't contain such an element so it's redundant in this case.
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