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Z-index problem in IE7


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I had the same issue with a Flash movie with an z-index of 100 that covered a drop down menu. Apparently in IE all Active content on a page will always rise to the top, so to speak, including Flash, certain form elements, Java applets, and Active X controls. This means that each of these will poke through layers, and ignore the z-index of other elements.

 

I found a solution for my Flash problem, I suggest you Google javascript issues with drop down menus. Failing that, use Flash for your slideshow and use this work around

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/142/tn_14201.html

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Try giving the #navs parent (or it's parent) a higher z-index. Remember, add position relative to any z-indexed element.

 

Thanks that fixed it. Thats weird to because I even ran a script that applied z-index to each element on the page highest numbers for elements at the top then decreasing by 10 and it still wouldn't work. One other weird thing is happening. When you hover over "Buying" the "search the MLS" list item is somehow being pushed over.... It doesn't happen for any other list item...

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Try giving the #navs parent (or it's parent) a higher z-index. Remember' date=' add position relative to any z-indexed element.[/quote']

 

Thanks that fixed it. Thats weird to because I even ran a script that applied z-index to each element on the page highest numbers for elements at the top then decreasing by 10 and it still wouldn't work. One other weird thing is happening. When you hover over "Buying" the "search the MLS" list item is somehow being pushed over.... It doesn't happen for any other list item...

 

I don't see it - what browser does it occur in?

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