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Jul 8, 2008 07:10 PM

Frames Problem with MS IE

I searched this board, and read many pages, in hopes that someone else had already reported this, but either I could not find it, or no one else has experienced this problem.

Using MS IE 7.0.5730.13 and on two different laptops, the "People Reading Me" frame overlaps the frame accessed by clicking on their avitar. This has happened over the last 8 mos. (about the time of the last big Web site change). I have expected it to be corrected, but it has not. It also happened with the previous version of IE (do not have the vers. # and build, but it was probably a later vers. 6). Before the site change, when one clicked on any avitars in this frame, their info mini-frame would display *over* the "People Reading Me" frame. As it is now, one can only see the far right edge of only the right-hand column of avitars, as any others will appear totally behind the main frame.

To test, I have Maximized the screen, opened on a similar version of IE on dual 21" monitors - nothing. Same situation. Whatever was in the coding, before the last big change, was good, but now is "broken." I do not have other browsers to test with, but can assure you that later vers. of IE display the same way.

Thank you,


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  1. I'm not sure I quite follow but I think you're referring to the problem with avatar expansion being hidden under other layers? It's been reported many times (and even fixed in some browsers, but not IE).

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    1. re: Jacquilynne

      That is probably the situation. I can dbl-click on the avitar in the matrix, to open their section and posts, but by placing my cursor over the avitar, the details open, usually behind that frame. Since the name does not appear in the matrix, and some folk have not chosen an avitar, one has to open each one individually, than remember where they were in the matrix to open the next, and the next.

      I guess that with the proliferation of other browsers, and their popularity in certain circles, IE is now the last to be addressed.

      This is certainly not a world-ender, but it used to be different and better.

      Thank you for the response,


      1. re: Bill Hunt

        It's "their popularity in certain circles." MSIE still has a 75-80% market share, but many of the site's problems (though not those which are server-related) seem to persist only on IE.