DHTML Lab: Hierarchical Menus, I
DHTML Hierarchical Menus, Part I
Pass your mouse over the Webreference site navigation bar above. Several of the links produce popup hierarchical menus. The same menus can be displayed by passing the mouse over the bold text links in the left column.
Impressed? The practicality and uses for the menus are obvious--and if you've seen the amount of little round column navigation buttons, you know there's a lot to read coming up--so we won't include any unnecessary hype for why you should learn to create them.
We've received many requests for this technique. Most of them were prefaced, "Have you seen the cool Navigator 4 menus at www.ibm.com?". Yes, we have. And, yes, they are cool. But, as you'll discover, ours, may be cooler. Our menus:
The complete hierarchical menu technique will be covered in two columns. Part I, the present column, discusses the concepts behind the technique and the creation of hierarchical menus for Navigator 4. Next column, in Part II, we'll deal with an Explorer 4 version, and combine the two into a cross-browser version.
In This Column
We will discuss:
For the first time, in our columns, we will learn:
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Created: Feb. 19, 1998
Revised: Feb. 19, 1998