[thelist] Site check, please?

Matthew Bernhardt bernhardt.7 at osu.edu
Wed Feb 7 09:03:15 CST 2007

Hello again,

On Mon, 05 Feb 2007 16:25:31 -0500, Stephen Rider  
<evolt_org at striderweb.com> wrote:

> Are you doing something screwy with the scrollbar?  It appears and
> disappears intermittently.  Very hard to grab to scroll with. (Using
> Firefox 2 on Mac OS 10.4 on PPC G4 laptop.)

Egads, that's disturbing - and certainly unintentional. Thanks for  
catching that. I haven't had a chance to solve it yet, but it appears that  
the "background" image is overlapping the scroll bar in FF (and Camino) on  
the Mac. The problem does not appear for FF on the PC, nor for any other  
browser that I've tested (IE 6, IE 7, FF on PC, Opera on PC/Mac, Safari).

Has anybody run into (or solved) this problem? The code for this image is:

-=- Begin code -=-
<div id="backgroundimage"><!-- using safe image --><img  
src="/images/background/knowlton03.jpg" alt=" Credit: Knowlton School of  
Architecture" title=" Credit: Knowlton School of Architecture" />

-=- End code -=-

While the CSS is:
-=- Begin CSS -=-
#backgroundimage {
	position: fixed;
	z-index: 1;
	height: 100%;
	left: 12em;
	top: 37px;
#backgroundimage img {
	height: 100%;
-=- End CSS -=-

A specific page that suffers from this problem is:
...with the viewport set to push the background image off the right side.


Matt Bernhardt, bernhardt.7 at osu.edu
Webmaster  +  Fab  Lab  Coordinator
Knowlton  School   of  Architecture
The    Ohio     State    University

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