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[Resolved] IE7 Twenty Eleven Child Theme Menu Center

  • Pioneer Web Design
    Participant

    @swansonphotos

    Can anyone with the ability to load the somewhat rarely used version of IE7 (on XP), review this site and help discuss why centering the menu is problematic, both horizontally and vertically?

    http://rye.seacoastwebservice.com/

    It works as designed in all browsers but IE7 on XP.

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  • Andrew Nevins
    Forum moderator

    @anevins

    I can’t see what you mean in IE7 on Windows, which menu are you referring to? Can you post a screenshot of the problem?

    Generally

    Centring in Internet Explorer versions below 8 doesn’t comply with margin: 0 auto; as with other browsers.

    You need to use a CSS hack to circumvent this.

    To the element you want centred;

    • Apply text-align: center; to the parent element.
    • Apply text-align: left; to the actual element and possible other siblings.
    Pioneer Web Design
    Participant

    @swansonphotos

    text-align: center; is not working as expected for the menu in IE7.

    Screenshots:

    Top menu in IE9

    Top Menu in IE7

    Oddly, if I apply the text-align: center; style to the HTML element, everything centers, except the menu!

    Pioneer Web Design
    Participant

    @swansonphotos

    I just figured this is out:

    Added:

    #access div {
    	margin-left: 2%;
    	margin-right: 2%;
    }

    to child theme stylesheet. Had to play with the percentages…

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