CSS3 droplist menu with delay - suitable for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

25th January 2011

For IE7, IE8, IE9, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome, Flock, SeaMonkey, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

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A flyout set of networking icons with CSS3 transitions to give animations to rival those of jQuery.

For the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch the menu will work by tapping the top level icon, the flyout lists will stay open until the 'close' icon, which appears at the top right of the flyout list, is tapped.

If you are using Firefox 4 beta, Opera, Safari or Chrome you will see the full animation. The icons are stacked on top of each other with the icons getting smaller the further down in the stack. The flyout has the icons sliding out from the stack and getting larger as they slide until they are all the same size and align horizontally.

All browsers except IE will have rounded corners on the grey background.

Internet Explorer and Firefox 3.x will have an instant display of the flyout lists.

Tested and working in IE7, IE8, IE9, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, Flock, SeaMonkey, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.


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