window size

by Nate Harel <nharel(at)>

 Date:  Tue, 24 Jul 2001 23:00:29 -0400
 To:  hwg-techniques(at)
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Hi all,

Thanks for all the responses regarding my need to figure out the window size.

Here is what I am struggling with.

I have a background image that will be the main image map for the page. It 
covers the whole screen. On the right side of the page, I will have 
multiple layers which will be made visible/invisible depending on the 
button pushed. These layers will contain some text description and the 
description may be long, so I want to make the layer scrollable.

The problem is that the scrolling effect (thanks to Peter-Paul Koch) works 
great with absolute values. Meaning the layers can be set to one particular 
location, however, I want to make this a screen that can be viewed with 
more than one size monitor and was trying to set the layer location using a 
relative positioning. That does not work.

Can someone look at this and give me some suggestions on how I can either 
fix this, or some other ideas on how to implement this page.

Thank you


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