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DHTML menu appears behind form field selector dropdowns in Internet Explorer 6

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 20 sec read >

When the menu loads, it is loading behind the html formselectors (select boxes).

Unfortunately there isn’t a fixed solution to this since select boxes have an infinite Z-Index in Internet Explorer 6.

Possible Solutions:

  1. Try putting the select box in an iframe for Internet Explorer 6. And the main page will be in front of the Iframe.
    • NoteOpera 8 has the same problem with iframes as Internet Explorer 6has with selects.
  2. Try to hide the select box with Javascript everytime the Menu hovers over the select box.
  3. Simplest fix is that the menu never overlaps the select box.

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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