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2:13 am on Mar 12, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Hello,
Can someone please instruct me how to link into an IFRAME? My IFRAME name is headlines, so is there any code such as ,target="iframe_headlines" or something? I'm lost on this one.. :/.
Any help would be certainly be appreciated!!

Check out this page [skillonly.clanpages.com] to see what I mean..I am building that site for a client and need that iframe operational..Please help.

Thanks,
Graham Hurlburt

Edited by: tedster

2:48 am on Mar 12, 2001 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member rcjordan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



Hey Graham, welcome to WmW. I checked the site in IE5 and your file "headlines.shtml" is coming through and scrolling vertically (you have a fixed height). Perhaps I don't understand your question.
3:36 am on Mar 12, 2001 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



Graham, are you aware that Netscape didn't support inline frames in the 4.x versions? Version 6.0 does, but the other ones are still the most common.

Right now, as it is, the page displays well for me in Explorer 5.5, but Netscape 4.7 has an empty box. Here's a reference [mirror.subotnik.net] that really gets into all the details.

1:17 am on Mar 13, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Well, I read that document and it missed out what I need! I know there is a way! Somehow..
To clarify the operation I need assistance with; I need to place a link OUTSIDE the IFRAME to be followed and the content INSIDE the IFRAME gets changed. I have tried almost everything. At first I thought it would just be like linking into a regular frame but its more complicated. Do you think I have to just make one page for each document to be displayed inside the IFRAME?

Thanks,
Graham Hurlburt

3:31 am on Mar 13, 2001 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



It should work just like a regular frame, as far as I know.

That is, give the iframe a Name:
<iframe name="Name" etc.etc.></iframe>

and then use
<a href="document.html" target="Name">LINK</a>

The nice thing (I think?) is that a browser which doesn't support iframes will open the linked document in a new window.

11:15 pm on Mar 13, 2001 (gmt 0)

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YES! It worked! I used a regular html link to be followed into the iframe instead of the menu..The reason it wouldn't work before was because the JS menu was the problem.

Thanks a lot for your help! I have it all sorted out now and am a very happy guy :).
Graham Hurlburt

 

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