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Cheyenne
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Links that seem to float on the left side

Post by Cheyenne » Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:02 pm

I have seen links that seem to "float". In other words, the links move down as I scroll the web page. Can you give me a website or a code so I can do it, please? I have use for it in my web page.

I don't want to use it in the CSS, just on one of my pages.

Thank you.

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Post by CaryD » Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:57 pm

You can try using the "position:fixed" styling, but you'll need to use a hack if you want it to work with IE 6. See this page if that's the case:

Making Internet Explorer use position: fixed;

You don't need to put the style in your main sheet. You could just use an embedded style instead, but if you give your menu a unique ID name you can still use the external style sheet without messing up any other pages.

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Post by John Zeman » Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:09 pm

I've used http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for such things with pretty good success.

On a related subject but not for floating menus, I really like Xara's Menu Maker for building Dynamic menus. It's not free but it's very reasonably priced and easy to use.

http://www.xara.com/products/menumaker/

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Post by Cheyenne » Fri Apr 06, 2007 10:04 pm

Looked at your suggestion today, Cary.

John, will look at your download suggestion tonight.

I know IE7 and Vista are the up and coming. If they didn't have sooo many bugs in them, I'd install them in an instant. But, I am a "one computer show" here, and I don't want to mess the puter up any more than I already do. :lol:

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