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Parent Child Relationships With MouseOvers

From: Maurice Reeves <Maurice@pipelineInteractive.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 16:38:37 -0400
Message-ID: <A35D96287E634F4F8AC3C1DB4CA1835C019134@JOREL.pipelineinteractive.com>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
Cc: Dennis Shirk <dshirk@pipelineInteractive.com>
I hope I am posting to the correct list...

	I'm writing a series of dropdown menus that make use of DIVS and
Javascript to hide and show the menus.  I am using standard HTML 4 code.  I
have noticed that if I have a link and have the display set to 'BLOCK' when
I mouseover a link and set to 'NONE' when I MouseOut of the DIV, if I have
any HTML element in the DIV (say I put an Unordered List in the DIV), the
minute I roll over the Unordered List, the DIV vanishes.  That sort of makes
sense, in that I am rolling over a new element, but the UL is a child of the
DIV, correct?
	If I put code in the UL to continue to show the DIV if I roll over
that, the DIV will continue to show, even if I rollover an LI element.  So,
within lists, the parent-child relationship is maintained between a UL and
an LI, but not between a DIV and a UL.
	Is this a feature of HTML written into the spec, or a bug of IE
created by Microsoft?

	Maurice Reeves
Received on Monday, 2 October 2000 16:40:14 UTC

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