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Professional Dropline #1 drop-down menu

Created 13 years ago   Views 12236   downloads 2657    Author stunicholls
Professional Dropline #1 drop-down menu
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This menu uses the same small javascript routine as the Professional dropdown #1 menu to add the IE5.x and IE6 styles to the stylesheet and provide the 'hover' function.

All that is necessary is to produce the undordered list of links and the stylesheet for IE7 and Firefox, Opera, Safari etc and leave it to the javascript routine to produce the necessary alternative stylesheet information for IE5.x and IE6 as well as the alternative 'hover' class.

The javascript

/* Credits: Stu Nicholls */

stuHover = function() {
 var cssRule;
 var newSelector;
 for (var i=0; i<document.styleSheets.length; i++)
  for (var x=0; x<document.styleSheets[i].rules.length ; x++)
   cssRule = document.styleSheets[i].rules[x];
   if (cssRule.selectorText.indexOf("LI:hover") >= 0)
     newSelector = cssRule.selectorText.replace(/LI:hover/gi, "LI.iehover");
    document.styleSheets[i].addRule(newSelector ,;
 var getElm = document.getElementById("nav").getElementsByTagName("LI");
 for (var i=0; i<getElm.length; i++) {
  getElm[i].onmouseover=function() {
   this.className+=" iehover";
  getElm[i].onmouseout=function() {
   this.className=this.className.replace(new RegExp(" iehover\\b"), "");
if (window.attachEvent) window.attachEvent("onload", stuHover);



Tested in IE5.5, IE6, IE7, Firefox, Opera, Netscape, Mozilla, Safari (PC) and Safari (iPod Touch)