IE7: Client nested view toggle - button not hiding

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  1. Adam
    Adam avatar
    28 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2009

    Posted 06 Jun 2011 Link to this post

    In IE7, if a rad button appears inside a RadGrid nested view template with HierarchyLoadMode="Client", the button does not hide after the details are shown then toggled off again:

    <%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="repro.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>
    <!doctype html>
      <form id="form1" runat="server">
      <telerik:RadScriptManager ID="RadScriptManager1" runat="server"></telerik:RadScriptManager>  
      <telerik:RadGrid ID="RadGrid1" runat="server" CellSpacing="0" GridLines="None">
        <MasterTableView HierarchyLoadMode="Client">
            <telerik:RadButton ID="RadButton1" runat="server" Text="RadButton">

    using System;
    public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            RadGrid1.DataSource = new string[] { "item1", "item2" };

    Anything special I should be doing?
  2. Pero
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    Posted 08 Jun 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Adam,

    This issue is a well known problem in IE7 browser with elements which have position: relative applied. The RadButton element needs position relative to correctly place the icons when they are used. We have explained this issue in an article from our online documentation: To fix the issue please set posRelativeClass to the CssClass property of the RadGrid's MasterTableView, and apply the following CSS code:
    <style type="text/css">
        *+html .posRelativeClass tr
            position: relative;

    All the best,
    the Telerik team

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  4. Adam
    Adam avatar
    28 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2009

    Posted 08 Jun 2011 Link to this post

    Hi Pero, I had read that article but from it's wording it sounded like it only affects buttons placed inside a element with scroll bars which didn't seem to be the case here.
    I'll try your recommendation though, seems to make sense.
    I was also incidentally able to work around the issue using some javascript on the expand/collapse column click event:
    onclick="$find('G1_ctl00')._toggleExpand(this.parentNode, event);FixIE7ButtonHide(this);"

    function FixIE7ButtonHide(inDiv) {
        var nRow = inDiv.parentNode.parentNode.parentNode.nextSibling;
        nRow.children[1].children[0].children[0].style.display = ('none' == ? 'none' : ''); 
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