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Stu:-
Chris, the problem I have (and probably many other people) is that I run standalone versions of IE5.01 and IE5.5 as well as IE6 and IE7 and conditional comments will not work on IE5.01 and IE5.5 as they are interpreted as IE6. So I have to use hacks for testing purposes.
What I have now done is to remove the conditional comments and use the table styles to separate IE5.5 and IE6.
(21.10.2006, 19:51)

Chris:-
That makes sense.

One could argue that you've done enough of the hard work and that if the consumers of your work want more (like perfect Condition Comment-ism) then it's on them.

All I gotta say is- thank God MS doesn't make water closets.
(22.10.2006, 14:19)

Jeffrey:-
Hi. Great job with this menu. I'm just starting to study some of your ideas from several of your demos.

My question:
I am unable to locate the specific line (or lines) which allows the mouse to "float" below the drop-down menu (approximately 40px on my screen) before the menu collapses.

All the style sections have detailed comments. Did I miss something when I copied & printed the source?

Thanks for the info. Jeffrey
(09.11.2006, 17:09)

Stu:-
Jeffrey, its the padding bottom in the style
.menu ul li:hover ul, .menu ul a:hover ul {visibility:visible; height:auto; padding-bottom:3em; background:transparent url(images/trans.gif);}
The transparent image is necessary for IE to 'show' the bottom padding.
(09.11.2006, 17:55)

Jeffrey:-
Stu,
Thank you for your prompt response. Must be late over in the UK. (It's lunch-time in Lincoln, NE, USA.)

I also found a reference in your ':hover craft' tutorial regarding "display:none;" vs. "visibility:hidden;" that I thought might be the key... glad to find out it is the padding & a transparent gif.

I look forward to the continuation of the ':hover craft tutorial.'
Jeffrey
(09.11.2006, 18:18)

Tim:-
Where should one set the z-index so this draws over other items on the page?
(20.11.2006, 19:35)

Stu:-
Tim, give the .menu a positon:relative; then you can apply a z-index to it.
(20.11.2006, 20:13)

Ivo Trompert:-
Stu,

First of all great website. But I have a problem to use this menu on a site. All browsers (I check on Firefox IE 7 and Safari) working correct. only on IE 6 (and below) it is a mess.

Can you (or some one else that reads this command) pleas take a look at my website. Because I don't no what I do wrong. The website is: teatro-obstinato.nl.

And how can I position your menu whit the absolute position method?

Thank you for your help,

Ivo Trompert
(12.01.2007, 23:51)

Stu:-
Ivo, your site is password protected so I can't see the problem. But if only IE6 is causing problems then it is either a non-standards compliant doctype or you have incorrectly positioned the conditional comments in the menu html.
(13.01.2007, 00:03)

Jason:-
Hey Ivo, you may changed something but I tested your site an it looks perfect, tested with FF2, Opera9.10, NN8.1.2 and IE 6 on WinXP Home SP 2
(15.01.2007, 18:18)

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