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Taken From The Forum: Help & Support for DHTML Menu Version 5+
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RESOLVED - height problem: IE good, Opera bad


Poster: davebarnes
Dated: Thursday April 15 2004 - 22:55:22 BST

Please surf to
http://www.evaluatorgroup.com/newindex.html

Notice, with IE 6 as your browser, the vertical height between the main menu images on the left-hand menu are correct.
Now, surf to it using Opera 7.23. Notice how the vertical distance between the first 4 images is too small. And, it is not the same as using IE.

The menu is at http://www.evaluatorgroup.com/javascrip ... nu_data.js

What did I do wrong?
What do I need to change?

thanks,
dave


Poster: Ruth
Dated: Friday April 16 2004 - 14:18:18 BST

"Opera bad"...you got that right :lol:

Though this is not the problem you need to upgrade to 5.12.

The problem seems to be particular to Opera 7x, since it renders correctly in Opera 6x. I tried putting in imagepadding=3; in your menu definition along with the itemheight, but that didnt' work, then just on the off chance, I put that in the actual style definition for that menu and that seemed to fix the problem in Opera 7.

Ruth


Poster: davebarnes
Dated: Friday April 16 2004 - 17:20:22 BST

Ruth,

I added imagepadding=3 as you suggested to my MainMenuStyle.

Well, I got the VERTICAL spacing that I wanted, but I also got 3 pixels of HORIZONTAL spacing that I did not want. That is the trouble with padding. It adds space all the way around.

So, any other suggestions?

thanks,
dave


Poster: kevin3442
Dated: Friday April 16 2004 - 18:59:04 BST

Hi Dave,
davebarnes wrote:...That is the trouble with padding. It adds space all the way around.

Not necessarily. If you set any padding as a single value, like

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padding=3;

then indeed it does pad the intended object all the way around. But if you specify it like so:

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padding="3 2 1 0";

then you can control the ammount of padding on any side. The numbers apply to Top, Right, Bottom, and Left padding, in that order. If you don't specify a measure, px is used by default (as in this example). So, if you wanted to add 3px to the top of the image padding, but nothing anywhere else, you'd do:

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imagepadding="3 0 0 0";

These are css rules btw, not "milonic" rules. So the same thing can be done with any style.

Hope that helps,

Kevin


Poster: davebarnes
Dated: Friday April 16 2004 - 22:30:21 BST

Kevin,

THANK YOU.

Perfect solution was imagepadding="3 0 2 0";

AND, I learned something new today.

,dave