Determining Element Page Coordinates, Part 4
IE Win - Final Comments
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 Part 3, we accounted for elements contained
in TABLEs in NS6+.
In this article, we will adapt our function for IE for Windows for the final time.
We will look at bordered static, absolutely-positioned and relatively-positioned elements
and what makes them offsetParent elements. Then we will modify our functions
to account for what we will have discussed.
It is highly recommended that you have a knowledge of the functions
created in Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3, as we will be
expanding the same functions.
The in-page examples will be best appreciated when viewed with IE for Windows as it is the browsers under discussion.
When viewed with NS6+, the examples will work but won't give the result being discussed.
First, let's review the functions to-date.