Determining Element Page Coordinates, Part 3
NS6+, Mozilla and TABLEs
In Part 1 of this series of articles, we
HTML elements, positioned or static, that expose position information
In Part 2, we began expanding these functions
to account for rule exceptions and browser quirks. Our first function modifications accounted for elements contained
in TABLEs in IE for Windows.
In this article, we will look at Gecko-based browsers (Mozilla and Netscape 6+) and elements contained in TABLEs.
Along the way, we will discuss the differences encountered in older and newer versions of these browsers as regards element offset
hierarchies and rendering of the RULES and FRAME attributes for TABLEs.
It is highly recommended that you have a knowledge of the functions
created in Part 1 and Part 2, as we will be
expanding the same functions.
The in-page examples will be best appreciated when viewed with NS6+ or Mozilla as they are the browsers under discussion.
Even better, try to view with NS7 or Mozilla 0.9.7+. We will be addressing these newer versions, in particular.
When viewed with IEWin, the examples will work but won't give the result being discussed.
First, let's review the functions to-date.