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Hi all

I have some nested divs that are providing corners to my unordered list, but when I set my first list item to have a background colour it overlaps the underlying divs, so what I want to do is ensure that the list item comes before the corner-divs.

The markup is:

<div id="#nav">
   <div> <!-- top right -->
      <div> <!-- bottom left -->
         <div> <!-- bottom right -->
               <li class="first">
                  <p>This list item overlaps the top-right/left corners because it has a background colour</P>

I've tried setting z-index to all of the divs and then set the list-items z-index to 0 or -1 but it doesn't appear to be working, I'm starting to question if it's possible to use z-index in this manner.