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Dynamically Positioning HTML input elements in Netscape 4.x

From: Jay Collins <jcollins@sagamericas.ca>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 12:01:22 -0500
Message-ID: <B3F867C764D0D0119D7000C00C90044537462A@zappa.sagamericas.ca>
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Hi folks,

Disregarding the fact that CSS-P is meant to apply to content positioning, 
not input forms, has anyone figured out a way to dynamically position 
individual HTML input elements in Netscape 4.x, or to build a 
fully-qualified path to items which are not on their own layered form?

Assume the following:
    A text label and a SELECT combobox have been placed in a 2-column table 
to allow IE4 and Netscape 4.x to control positioning and visibility of both 
elements at once, by setting a style in the table ID, since Net4 will only 
accept CSS-P attributes on container objects.

The result:
	Net4, as expected, creates a layer for the ID. It doesn't, however, 
associate a document or form with the layer, so that it's impossible to 
build a fully-qualified path to the enclosed combobox. So, how do I get 
there? Any ideas?

Jay Collins, Software AG Americas, Canadian Operations
e-mail: jcollins@sagamericas.ca
ph.: (519) 622-0889
fax: (519) 622-0553
Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 12:00:26 UTC

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