21 Feb 2007 johnnyb   » (Journeyer)

Absolute Positioning and z-index on IE (Internet Explorer)

I come up with a new reason to hate IE every day. It turns out that using a position: absolute; creates a new layering context which means that z-index only works within the absolutely positioned elements and not anywhere else. In my own case, to fix it I just needed to bump out the z-index of the parent, which put the z-index of the child in the right place.

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