/ˈdʒeɪms ˈæd.kɒt/ (adcott) wrote in xxcustomization,
/ˈdʒeɪms ˈæd.kɒt/
adcott
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I just noticed this, it's 4 days old now.

I understand that the general problem with overrides for navigation links in tabular is that there is no way to retain the skiplinks (short of placing a div ontop of everything else)
However in this particular question the user has expressed that she does not actually want the skiplinks in the first place.
So I have come up with the following:

LASTN_WEBSITE<=
<style type="text/css">
<!--
td b, table table, p table table table, p table table table td b {visibility:hidden; position:absolute; top:0px}
p td b, p table table, div table table, div td b, table table table td b {visibility:visible; position:relative}
table table table {visibility:visible; position: absolute; top:19px; left:5px; width:250px}
-->
</style>
<tr><td>
<table>
<tr><td colspan=2><b>LiveJournal for Valerie.</b></td></tr>
<tr><td>View:</td><td><a href="http://www.livejournal.com/users/nyami/friends">Friends</a></td></tr>
<tr><td>View:</td><td><a href="http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=nyami">User Info</a></td></tr>
<tr><td>View:</td><td><a href="%%url%%">Website (%%name%%)</a></td></tr>
</table>
</td></tr>
<=LASTN_WEBSITE


This override respecifies the top banners content to whatever and keeps the bottom banner intact so skipping back is possible.

I have had some trouble with this however;

1. It does not display well in any browser other that IE
2. I was forced to use an absolute position for the table containing the overriden links

These two points are connected. IE renders the absolutely positioned table inside a table cell (?!?), instead of the body. NS renders it properly in the body. Opera is wacked and I have no idea what it thinks it's doing.
postion:relative does not work at all.

Anyway, I was wondering if any of you had any input regarding this?
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