Refering to a form in another Frame

Posted on 1997-03-12
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
I have to Frames (A and B). Frame A contains a form. Now, i want to Change the Value of a field that is in this form from frame B.

Is this possible?

I thought it should be something like this:


But it does not work.
Question by:stinnux
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cherold earned 100 total points
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To refer to a different frame, first you need to reference the top frame, like top.frames[0].document.forms[0].fieldname.value

<FRAME NAME="one" SRC="one.html">
<FRAME NAME="two" SRC="two.html">

<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="test" VALUE="test">
<A HREF="#" onClick="document.forms[0].test.value='changed from one'">click</A>

<A HREF="#" onClick="top.frames[0].document.forms[0].test.value='changed value'">click here</A>

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