Frames from multi-book index
Posted on 1997-06-09
Hi, I have a set of links in an html file, an index file actually, that appears in a right-hand frame. The index is a composite set of entries from three different books. The left-hand frame in the set is a list of topics for one of the books. When a user clicks on one of the index entries that pertains to one of the other two books, I want the left-hand to display the list of topics for that book. No big deal, right, just have <TARGET="_top" ...> link to another html file with a different frame set.
But in addition to changing the left-hand frame, I want the right hand frame to go to the *exact* file that the index entry is pointing to, not just the starting default file of the new html/frame file. In other words, the right-hand frame should display any of several hundred files, depending on which entry is selected, while the left-hand frame should display the correct one of three topic files, depending on which book the right-hand file belongs to.
Any way to do this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.