Solved

How to modify browser caption?

Posted on 1998-10-02
3
453 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
Hi!
How can I change browser caption? It represents the url by default and in some cases the string like '/scripts/prog.exe?par1+par2+par3' seems to be not a good caption...
Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:abb1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:sybe
ID: 1838353
Give the page a title, it will be used in the toolbar.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
tmccarthy100198 earned 20 total points
ID: 1838354
just want to add my $.02

format the title as follows in the <HEAD> area
<TITLE>This is the my window caption</TITLE>

you may be interesed in setting the window status line as well.

if you add the following to your HTML document you can set a default status bar message, with a little more code, you can guide the visitor with helpful, or other messages. hope it helps, FYI

tmccarthy

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="Javascript">
<!--
window.defaultStatus="This is my default status message"
//-->
</SCRIPT>

0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:abb1
ID: 1838355
That's right! I 've forgotten title...
I send you these points but if you know how TO MODIFY browser caption please tell me - I have a window with a 3 frames and the caption of this window is the title of the page with frameset. But the contents of frames changes and I'd like to MODIFY the browser caption...

0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Responsive Font Size 6 48
Set time on Session (ASP) 14 30
How to escape unsafe HTML tags 4 36
output in HTML format powershell 6 21
This is a PowerShell web interface I use to manage some task as a network administrator. Clicking an action button on the left frame will display a form in the middle frame to input some data in textboxes, process this data in PowerShell and display…
This article explains how to prepare an HTML email signature template file containing dynamic placeholders for users' Azure AD data. Furthermore, it explains how to use this file to remotely set up a department-wide email signature policy in Office …
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to style transparent/translucent elements using alpha transparency in CSS Start with a normal styled element, such as a div.: Define its "background-color" property as "rgba (255, 255, 255, .5): The numbers in…
Learn how to create flexible layouts using relative units in CSS.  New relative units added in CSS3 include vw(viewports width), vh(viewports height), vmin(minimum of viewports height and width), and vmax (maximum of viewports height and width).

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question