[Techtalk] CSS absolute positioning and overflow:hidden

Shirrell shirrell at pstat.com
Sat Sep 30 22:31:03 UTC 2006

Akkana Peck wrote:

>Oh CSS gurus: I'm working on a Javascript project involving
>animation, but I'm running into a snag involving CSS and absolute
>The problem is that I want to position some images inside a
>box on a page.  Here's my test page:
>    http://shallowsky.com/bugs/absolute/
>I have a containing div (indicated by the inset border) which
>contains a little text plus two flower images. The flower images
>are style="position: absolute; left: 150px; top: 10px;" for the
>first flower, and the same with "left: 450px" for the second.
On further thought my previous reply does nothing useful and I am 
stumped.   I have
placed a lot of images in "div" structures so I can't figure out why 
this is different.

Shirrell at pstat.com

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