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Whats the syntax for the OnLoad handler.
I want to load a page into another target frame, and pass it a query string.
Also how do you do this with framesets
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First you got your main frame... something like (this is the very simplify version of what I will write):


<HTML><frameset rows="200%,*">
<frame src="first_frame.html" name="first_frame">
<frame src="second_frame.html" name="second_frame">

</frameset>
<noframes>
Whatever you want here to display if the user doesn't have frame
</noframes>
</BODY></HTML>



Then you got your first frame with the following code:

<HTML><BODY>
<a href="some_html.html" TARGET="second_frame"
</BODY></HTML>


Clicking on the link of the first frame will load a page into the second frame.



Now to pass the query string to the next frame, you need to use something completly different. You need to use cookies... and that's tough if you are not use to it. Well you need first to set the cookie... something like:

function setCookie()
{

      var
the_name = prompt("What's your name?","");

      var the_cookie =
"wm_javascript=username:" + escape(the_name);

      document.cookie =
the_cookie;

      alert("Thanks, now go to the next
page.");

}

and retrieve it later on using:

function readCookie()
{

      var
the_cookie = document.cookie;

      var broken_cookie =
the_cookie.split(":");

      var the_name = broken_cookie[1];

      var
the_name = unescape(the_name);

      alert("Your name is: " +
the_name);

}


Of course, you need to place there function inside some javascript comments: <SCRIPT>... code here... </SCRIPT>
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