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Frustrated over menus - need advice

Thread began 4/16/2011 6:37 pm by dburrell369025 | Last modified 4/25/2011 11:51 am by dburrell369025 | 1592 views | 3 replies

dburrell369025

Frustrated over menus - need advice

SS is not the most intuitive program I've used, but I've used worse and seriously you get what you pay for right? SS gets the job done for the most part, but I'm finding it almost impossible to get navigation to work in anything but the MOST BASIC text type of menu.

Take a look at www.photoaskew.com with its main navigation of:
home about services portfolio contact
it's kinda bland and crappy. I know we can have better and here's where SS can help.

The is a product called SoThink DHTML Menu by SourceTec. A nice product that generates some nice .JS files for many types of navigations. For example here's the code generated for one of my other sites:

<script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript1.2">
<!--
stm_bm(["menu0e9d",730,"","blank.gif",0,"","",0,0,250,0,1000,1,0,0,"","",0,0,1,2,"default","hand",""],this);
stm_bp("p0",[0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,100,"",-2,"",-2,50,0,0,"#999999","#E6EFF9","",3,0,0,"#000000"]);
stm_ai("p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_17.jpg","ccpoa_17a.jpg",90,35,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/","_self","","","","",0,0,0,"","",0,0,0,0,1,"#E6EFF9",0,"#FFD602",0,"","",3,3,0,0,"#E6EFF9","#000000","#000000","#000000","8pt Verdana","8pt Verdana",0,0]);
stm_aix("p0i1","p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_18.jpg","ccpoa_18a.jpg",90,35,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/aboutus.html"]);
stm_bpx("p1","p0",[1,4,0,4]);
stm_aix("p1i0","p0i0",[0," > President\'s Post ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/presidentspost.html","_self","","","","",0,0,0,"","",0,0,0,0,1,"#292d6a",0,"#dcca24",0,"","",3,3,0,0,"#E6EFF9","#000000","#FFFFFF"],0,20);
stm_aix("p1i1","p1i0",[0," > Executive Board Members ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/executiveboard.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p1i2","p1i0",[0," > CCPD & CCPOA Contract ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/ccpd_ccpoa_contract.pdf"],0,20);
stm_aix("p1i3","p1i0",[0," > Donations & Sponsorships ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/donate&sponsor.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p1i4","p1i0",[0," > POMF Scholarships ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.pomf.org/scholar.html","_blank"],0,20);
stm_aix("p1i5","p1i0",[0," > Friends of the POA ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/friendsofthepoa.html"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p0i2","p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_19.jpg","ccpoa_19a.jpg",90,35,0,""]);
stm_bpx("p2","p1",[]);
stm_aix("p2i0","p1i0",[0," > Prelude ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/prelude.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p2i1","p1i4",[0," > CLEAT Dental & Vision ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.cleat.org/BenefitTrust.aspx"],0,20);
stm_aix("p2i2","p1i0",[0," > H.A.S. Information ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/has_article.pdf"],0,20);
stm_aix("p2i3","p1i4",[0," > CCPOA Boxing Club ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.caller.com/news/2010/jan/02/fighting-for-the-future/"],0,20);
stm_aix("p2i4","p1i0",[0," > Links ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/links.html"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p0i3","p0i2",[2,"","ccpoa_20.jpg","ccpoa_20a.jpg"]);
stm_bpx("p3","p1",[]);
stm_aix("p3i0","p1i0",[0," > General Political Action Committee ","","",-1,-1,0,""],0,20);
stm_bpx("p4","p1",[1,2]);
stm_aix("p4i0","p0i0",[0," > Message from PAC Chairman ","","",-1,-1,0,"","_self","","","","",0,0,0,"","",0,0,0,0,1,"#dcca24",0,"#292d6a",0,"","",3,3,0,0,"#E6EFF9","#000000","#000000","#FFFFFF"],0,20);
stm_aix("p4i1","p4i0",[0," > PAC Updates ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/pacupdates.html"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p3i1","p3i0",[0," > Collective Bargaining Committee "],0,20);
stm_bpx("p5","p4",[]);
stm_aix("p5i0","p4i0",[0," > Message from CB Chairman ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/cbchairmanmessage.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p5i1","p4i0",[0," > Health Care Steering Committee ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/healthcarecommittee.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p5i2","p4i0",[0," > CB Steering Committee ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/steeringcommittee.html"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p3i2","p3i0",[0," > Fundraising & Events Committee "],0,20);
stm_bpx("p6","p4",[]);
stm_aix("p6i0","p4i0",[0," > St. Michaels Fund ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/st_michaels_fund.pdf"],0,20);
stm_aix("p6i1","p4i0",[0," > 2009 Golf Tournament Results ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/09golfresults.html"],0,20);
stm_aix("p6i2","p4i0",[0," > Waffle Fundraiser Results ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/waffleresults.html"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p3i3","p3i0",[0," > Health & Benefit Trust "],0,20);
stm_bpx("p7","p4",[]);
stm_aix("p7i0","p4i0",[0," > CCPOA Health & Benefit Trust ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/health_benefit_trust.pdf"],0,20);
stm_aix("p7i1","p4i0",[0," > New Retiree Information ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/new_retiree_info.pdf"],0,20);
stm_aix("p7i2","p4i0",[0," > Trust/Wachovia Report ","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/wachovia_trust_report.pdf"],0,20);
stm_ep();
stm_ep();
stm_aix("p0i4","p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_21.jpg","ccpoa_21a.jpg",90,35,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/events.html"]);
stm_aix("p0i5","p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_22.jpg","ccpoa_22a.jpg",90,35,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/hallrental.html"]);
stm_aix("p0i6","p0i0",[2,"","ccpoa_23.jpg","ccpoa_23a.jpg",90,35,0,"http://www.corpuschristipoa.net/contactus.html"]);
stm_ep();
stm_em();
//-->
</script>

How can we get this into Site Sculpture or how can we create better navigation menus in Site Sculpture? Give me some method to create some nice looking interactive menus in SS and I'll be a happy camper. Because right now I do not see any support for creating menus except as simple horizontal or vertical TEXT based menus.

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