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opening pages using a dropdown list box

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how do i open a page using a listbox?
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by:martinag
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<FORM>
<SELECT onChange="location.href=this.options[this.selectedIndex].value">
<OPTION VALUE="page1.htm">Page 1
<OPTION VALUE="http://www.ibm.com">IBM
etc
</SELECT>
</FORM>

Martin
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ruperts earned 30 total points
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This will open a page in the frame called mainwin

To see an example go to www.rest.demon.co.uk/fruit

If you want to learn about it go to...
http://www.builder.com/Programming/Kahn/120397/index.html

Rupert

<head>
<SCRIPT language="JavaScript">
function spawnWin(options) {
 var url = options[
  options.selectedIndex
  ].value+'.html';
 var winArgs = "top=10,left=10,";
 winArgs+= "width=300,height=100";
 var howdy = open(url,"mainwin");
 }
</SCRIPT>
</head>
<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#003366">

<table width="100%">
  <tr BGCOLOR="#003366" width="100%">
    <td width="100%"><p align="center"><strong><font COLOR="#ffcc00">Menu</font></strong></td>
  </tr>
  <tr BGCOLOR="#00FFFF">
    <td bgcolor="#FFcc00"><br>
    <strong><font color="#003366">Go to...</font> </strong>
      <form NAME="MachineForm">
      <p><SELECT name="salut8n" onChange="spawnWin(this.options)"
 onBlur="return options[0].selected = true">
 <option VALUE="main">Machine Guides </option>
        <option VALUE="andycapp">Andy Capp</option>
        <option VALUE="apollo9">Apollo 9</option>
       </select> </p>
    </form>
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by:ruperts
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You can remove all the table tags..

i.e <table> <td> <tr> etc...

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