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Posted on 2000-03-03
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Sorry, I have one more question about frames. (I am just learning all this HTML stuff)  I set up my page with a side and top frame.  I have my personal banner on the top section, and my main page in the big section and want to place a navigation bar on the side.  But when I click the link on the side,it goes to that web-page in that frame.  How can I have people click on the link in the side frame and have the page open up in the main section?  Thanks!!  
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Question by:MorganMare
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<A
href="http://www.something.htm" target=content></A>
content is the name of the main window where you going to show your stuff from a clicked window. so target points to it.
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You need to first name your frames, then target your links to the main section.  Like this:

<frame src="navigationbar.html" name="left">
<frame src="mainpage.html" name="main">

Then, set your links like this: <a href="http://www.link.com" target="main">

The new page should then open up in your main frame.
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