[thelist] DHTML menus and frames

Russ Baldwin russ at shoesforindustry.net
Thu Aug 26 10:19:27 CDT 2004

I'm pretty sure there are ready made ones that do go over frames, from
memory http://www.milonic.com/ or perhaps http://www.apycom.com
I could be wrong however. 

You will of course have mentioned web standards and accessibility to your
Boss :). 
Depending on where you're based this could be a legal requirement. I'm not
saying you couldn't make these menus accessible, but it may not be fun,
especially with frames!  

Or take a different tack, have you looked at the suckerfish menus, don't
know whether they will work over frames though as they were designed with
standards in mind.

Hope this helps,

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Subject: [thelist] DHTML menus and frames

Hi folks.

The answer this will be a "no", I suspect. But I have to ask, cos the Boss 
had his heart set on these menus.

He wants fancy DHTML menus instead of form dropdowns, which we've used 
before for years. They have submenus, they slide, they glide, they're awfu' 

They do not, however, come out over the edge of the frames they live in. 
This means that when you've a dhtml menu at the bottom of one frame, it 
vanishes "behind" the frame below, without ever being seen. The question is:

Is there any way, even a theoretical one, to make them appear over the edge 
of the frame?


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