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Re: CSS positioning

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 17:06:14 -0000
Message-ID: <044601c1cb7a$8c7dfc40$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: "WAI \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
"SHARPE, Ian" <Ian.SHARPE@cambridge.sema.slb.com>

> www.ntlworld.com uses drop down menus at the top of the page which I
> read under large font settings and IE5.5. It appears that each item in
> menu is positioned using fixed values and so the next item in the menu
> obscures the previous one up to the bottom of the list.
> Problem is I'm not exactly sure how it's producing these menus and so
> fix them. Assuming it's using CSS is there anyway that I can override
> fixed position in my stylesheet?

If you really want to make the page accessible...

Adding this to your user stylesheet seems to do a reasonable job...

.itemBorder { top:0px !important;position:relative !important;height:2em
!important }

it changes the position to relative, removes the top position and forces
the height to 2em, itemBorder is perhaps a common classname though so it
may effect other pages.

Received on Thursday, 14 March 2002 12:09:00 UTC

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