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Hey guys, I have a smaall issue that maybe you could help me with. I have a web application and on the screens if the a dropdown list is selected and if you hover over a menu item the dropdown list is displayed through the menu item. I tried setting the Z-Index of the dropdown to -1 and the z-index of the menu item to 1 but no luck. Thanks for your help guys.
Posted 8-Nov-12 22:14pm

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Solution 1

Try hiding all the dropdowns whenever onmouseover event occurs on the menu item. Similarly, unhide the dropdowns whenever onmouseout event occurs.

code would be something like below -
function toggleDropdown(action) { 
// action is boolean variable
// true : hide dropdown (call on mouseover)
// false: show dropdown (call on mouseout)

var dropdowns = document.getElementsByTagName('select');
var cssText = action ? 'none' : '';
for(i = 0; i < dropdowns.length; i++) {
  dropdowns[i].style.display = cssText;

Hope this may help you out...

Niral Soni
Mickt1985 9-Nov-12 7:32am
Yeah cool makes sense, il implement this when I get a chance and accept your solution, thanks for your help.
Mickt1985 9-Nov-12 10:40am
Hey I had a chance to test this out and it is not hiding the dropdown on mouse out, any other ideas?

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