[thelist] phony ebay scam? Security of info on the web

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Wed Feb 26 03:55:01 CST 2003


> From: Jason Handby
> > not true.  you can also make the problem go away by
> > setting display to none or visibility to hidden when
> > you don't want them to shine through.
> We did think of hiding them, but the reason we couldn't
> in our particular situation was that the drop-down menus
> that were causing the problem were *half-covering* the
> SELECT control... so we either had to rearrange things
> so that the menus completely obscured the SELECT (so we
> could hide it when they were visible), or rearrange
> things so the menus didn't cover the SELECT at all. In
> the end we decided on the latter.

why does it matter if the select is completely covered or not?  i firmly
believe that if someone is interacting with some form of dhtml menu they're
not focusing on form elements on the page.  so, any slight flickering of
form elements will be barely noticeable, if at all.


jeff at members.evolt.org

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