Prototype - makePositioned() Method


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This method allows for the easy creation of CSS containing block by setting element's CSS position to 'relative' if its initial position is either 'static' or undefined.

Syntax

element.makePositioned();

Return Value

Returns HTML element.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function showResult() {
            $('container').makePositioned();
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>
      <br />
      
      <div id = "container">
         <div id = "element" 
            style = "position:absolute; top: 20px; left: 20px; 
            border:1px solid red;">
            This is Element Box
         </div>
      </div>
      <br />
      
      <input type = "button" value = "Click" onclick = "showResult();"/>
   </body>
</html>

Output

prototype_element_object.htm
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