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Thread: Z-Index Problem in IE7
11-05-2008, 04:55 PM #1
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Z-Index Problem in IE7
I'm having problems with the z-index in IE7. I have a position declared on them and not sure what's going on.
here's what it looks like in IE7:
here's what it looks like in IE6, FF, Safari:
here's the CSS:
Also, the buttons don't work in Fire Fox, which is a slight problem. The main issue right now is the z-index not working in IE7.
If anyone can help that would be awesome! I'm trying to get this website up and running this week!
11-06-2008, 04:22 AM #2
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Couple of things...
If I'm not mistaken, I've never personally seen the z-index attributed to the body before. I've only ever applied stacking to isolated divs.
I have only ever found z-index to work successfully with position:absolute;, but not with relative positioning, combined with margins.
So, by changing from relative to absolute, I'm guessing it might... just might sort out your stacking problem.
I also think it would be helpful if you could show us the HTML as well as the CSS, in order to get a better idea of where things are supposed to be.
I have just finished a page which uses absolute percentage positioning, negative margins and z-index stacking and it works perfectly in both FF and IE7. I haven't yet tried it with any other browser.
I hope this helps.
Last edited by Doctor_Varney; 11-06-2008 at 04:38 AM.
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