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re: RE: CSS-2 z-index

From: <rev-bob@gotc.com>
Date: 21 Dec 99 15:55:10 -0500
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>, Html Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <199912211551135.SM00700@Unknown.>
> > From:	Palmer, Rex [mailto:rpalmer@elcom.com]
> > Subject:	CSS-2 z-index
> > 
> > I am using the z-index property of CSS-2 stylesheets to control layering,
> > but cannot seem to control the layer position of select boxes. I am
> > designing for IE5 only. Does anyone have experience with this?
> 
> You won't be able to make this work.  SELECT controls are windowed controls
> in our implementation, which in short means they sit above everything and
> don't play in z-order.
> 
> -Chris Wilson
>  Internet Explorer Team

Is there any hope of seeing this change to CSS2-conformant behavior in the (relatively) 
near future...say, in IE5.5 or IE6?



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