I have created a demo page to better describe my problem,
take a look here: http://www.dantilley.net/dnd_problem.html
This is a simplified version of a page I am working on,
the problem is that if I scroll down to the lower objects I can no
longer drop them on the areas at the top.

On 7 Oct, 12:35, BlackEel <dan.til...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Basic problem: I have a large list of objects that are drag and drop,
> the page scrolls vertically, there also drop targets on the page, but
> at the top. Therefore if I scroll to the bottom of the object list I
> cannot drop draggables on the drop targets at the top of the page.
>
> Solution one: Make the drop targets position:fixed;
> This is great, the drop targets are always on screen no matter where
> you scroll on the object list, and is my prefered solution.
> Problem: postion:fixed; breaks the drop targets, the drop target stays
> at the top of the page only the visual representation of the drop
> target stays fixed.
>
> Solution two: Make the object list overflow-y:scroll;
> This is not as good a solution but it would work by making the object
> list height less than the browser window height with a scroll bar so
> that you can scroll the object list without moving the drop targets.
> Problem: Draggables are confined inside the scrollable div, you can
> still work the drop targets with the mouse cursor but the visual
> representation of the dragged object is hidden in the scrollable divs
> overflow.
>
> Any ideas?
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