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windowed elements and z-index

From: Manos M. Batsis <manosb@profile.gr>
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 13:17:28 +0200
To: <www-style@w3.org>

  Ok, windowed elements such as <select> and <iframe> cannot be controlled with z-index
but, shouldn't they be dependent on their parent's z-index? I was expecting a <select>
element to behave according to it's container's z-index when I expand a DHTML menu on top
of it, instead of having to alter it's display value every time the menu unfolds... can
someone please explain to me why?

Received on Friday, 29 December 2000 06:18:11 UTC

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