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Fixed Positioning in IE 6

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* { margin:0; padding:0; }
html, body {
   height: 100%;
body #fixedElement {
   position:fixed !important;
   position: absolute; /*ie6 and above*/
   top: 0;
   right: 0;
#page-wrap {
    width: 600px;
    margin: 0 auto; 
    font: 16px/2 Georgia, Serif;

The 100% height on the body and html stuff is in case you want to do fixed positioning along the bottom edge of the browser window.

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  1. Hitesh Chavda
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    Look like doe’t work on IE6

  2. FJ
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    or you do it over expressions.. like this:

    * html #element{
    		position: absolute; left: 0px; top: 0px;
    		left: expression( ( 0 + ( ignoreMe2 = document.documentElement.scrollLeft ? document.documentElement.scrollLeft : document.body.scrollLeft ) ) + 'px' );
    		top: expression( ( 0 + ( ignoreMe = document.documentElement.scrollTop ? document.documentElement.scrollTop : document.body.scrollTop ) ) + 'px' );		

    this is for position fixet on TOP

    • Mathiyalagan
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      this code working for me. thanks dude. IE 6 problem finished.

  3. Tony
    Permalink to comment#

    This tutorial saved my life. I didn’t think this was possible in IE6. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  4. amtyera
    Permalink to comment#

    Sorry. Not working in IE6

  5. Shaz3e

    Not working for me too

  6. cooljaz124
    Permalink to comment#

    It seems not working. Also, Is there any way to achieve the position:fixed effect for a div which have to be kept some distance from bottom , and not from top.

    Even, a jQuery solution will do. Thanks in advance.

  7. Thierry Koblentz
    Permalink to comment#

    As FJ mentioned (10/25/2009) it is possible to do it with CSS expression, but with some extra hack to get a smooth scrolling:

  8. Kush
    Permalink to comment#

    You can use _position:absolute; along with position:fixed so that only ie will process that absolute part and rest of the browsers won’t even read it.

  9. calistera
    Permalink to comment#

    OMGosh thanks! UR a wizard! xD =)

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