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hi,
HOw can i use the document.location=xxx.htm comand to point to a certain section of page xxx?

i know there's a way involving # and <a name> but imnot sure exactly how so if you know, or if there's another way of doing so, the 40 points are your's...
thanks
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hongjun earned 160 total points
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Try this.

document.location.href = "your_url.htm#your_name";

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by:hongjun
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Below is using javascript.

<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
<a name="your_name1">First Anchor Name</a>
This is your first anchor name
...
<a name="your_name2">Second Anchor Name</a>
...
<a style="cursor: hand" onClick="document.location.href='your_url.htm#your_name1'">Go to first bookmark</a>
<br>
<a style="cursor: hand" onClick="document.location.href='your_url.htm#your_name2'">Go to second bookmark</a>
</body>
</html>

hongjun
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by:hjainu
ID: 6199964
location.href="url#abc"
abc or any other thet you want to refer to

(# is the internal link anchor name)
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by:hongjun
ID: 6199965
Below is using html only.

<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
<a name="your_name1">First Anchor Name</a>
This is your first anchor name
...
<a name="your_name2">Second Anchor Name</a>
...
<a href="your_url.htm#your_name1">Go to first bookmark</a>
<br>
<a href="your_url.htm#your_name2">Go to second bookmark</a>
</body>
</html>

hongjun
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by:hjainu
ID: 6199968
Hongjun has the right answer
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