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Why does my DHTML menu not go over my Flash movie/frames, iframes? Pages that link to <a href="http://ozoneasylum.com/backlink?for=5226" title="Pages that link to Why does my DHTML menu not go over my Flash movie/frames, iframes?" rel="nofollow" >Why does my DHTML menu not go over my Flash movie/frames, iframes?\

Basically nearly all browsers will struggle with having setting the z-index for some embedded objects or frames. See the resources below:

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Relevant threads:

iframes + z-index

Flash movie behind dhtml layer?

DHTML Menus and Flash

DIV over SELECT boxes (solution)

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Relevant links:

Positioned Elements and OS Controls, Applets and Plug-ins

CommunityMX article discusses setting the wmode attribute (in the html of the page that contains the swf) to opaque or transparent:

seems to solve dHTML and z-index issues (with browsers that support it naturally, and Opera is not n the list!)

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(Added by: Emperor on Tue 08-Oct-2002)

(Edited by: Emperor on Thu 20-Nov-2003)
(Edited by Steve on 08-17-2004 15:29)
(Edited by Steve on 08-17-2004 15:31)

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