Re: Drop down menu's and forms

by "Rythmist" <Rythmist(at)>

 Date:  Fri, 13 Oct 2000 18:45:16 -0400
 To:  "Mark Stradling" <mark.stradling(at)>,
"HWG Languages List \(E-mail\)" <hwg-languages(at)>
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Stradling" <mark.stradling(at)>
To: "HWG Languages List (E-mail)" <hwg-languages(at)>
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 11:52 AM
Subject: Drop down menu's and forms

> Hi all,
> One of the joys of working for a larger new media agency as I do is the
> designers make designs and slip them to the client without me always
> them first.
> This has recently happened and I'm now expected to build a JavaScript drop
> down menu (not too hard), which works in as many browsers as possible (a
> harder, but not rocket science) and sits 3 lines above a form with a
> Now there are 'issues' with this set-up, because both the menu layer and
> select box have rights to overlay other page content, but the select box
> the daddy and some of your menu options disappear behind the select box.
> Does anyone know of a good, well sorted script which will do drop down
> which work over select boxes cross platform (we've managed one which works
> in Netscape PC and another IE PC, but not both by placing the select box
> a layer and hiding that when the menu's are displayed, let alone macs!)
> Sadly I've got a tight deadline, no time to play and the sort of hangover
> you only get from a company/client party with 20k behind the bar!
> Thanks for anyone who can help.
> Yours in pain,
> ____________________________
> Mark Stradling
> Allaire Spectra Developer
> Blueberry.Net
> Creating Fruitful eBusiness
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