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Default <div> follows you as you scroll - absolute pos

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....

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I have this div that is shown when a link is clicked, is there a way to have the <div> 'follow'
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It is absolutely positioned at the foot of the page.

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e.g. http://php.about.com/

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Hi Craig,

i found this great one a couple of years back:
http://www.webreference.com/dhtml/column37/index.html
but it doesnt work in everything, e.g. firefox.

To work in other browsers you need to set an absolute position and handle onscroll events, something like this:

<script>
function movediv()
{
  booking_details.style.top = document.body.scrollTop;
}
</script>
<body onscroll="movediv()">
<div id="booking_details" class="demo" style="visibility:hidden; position:absolute;top:0px;left:0px;">....</div>
</body>

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thanks Philip, that code is great but:

Code:
function movediv()
{
    booking_details.style.top = document.body.scrollTop;
}

---------------

<style>
.demo {color:#000000; border-color:#666666; background-color:#FFCC00; font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-weight:bold;
layer-background-color:#cccccc; position:absolute; left:12.5%; bottom:0px; width:100%; height:100px; visibility:hidden; z-index:5; border-color:#FFFFFF; border:inherit;}
</style>

---------------

<body onScroll="movediv();">

<div id="booking_details" class="demo" style="visibility:hidden">
....
.... code .....
....
</div>

</body>
When i scroll the DIV sticks to the TOP of the browser, is there any way to
make it sticks to the BOTTOM of the browser as you scroll?

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