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Posted on 2001-08-31
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I have 2 frame. Frame A is for navigation button including back button that works exactly like the browser.
and Frame B is the content of the website.

Question:
How to create a back button that can go to the previous page of the frame B?

TIA
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Question by:hdrik
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<a href="javascript:parent.frameB.history.go(-1)">Go back on Frame B</a>

Max.
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by:hdrik
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Max, it didn't work.
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by:DreamMaster
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Hmm...can you show me the source of your frameset?

It should work...so I want to check...

Max.
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by:hdrik
ID: 6444082
----- MAIN.HTML ---
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML><HEAD><TITLE></TITLE>
<META content="text/html; charset=windows-1252" http-equiv=Content-Type>
</HEAD>

<FRAMESET cols="100%" rows="10%,*">
  <FRAME marginHeight=1 name=frameA Resize src="navigate.html">
  <FRAME marginHeight=1 name=frameB Resize src="http://myserver/default.asp">
  <NOFRAMES>You must use a browser that can display frames to see this page. </NOFRAMES>
</FRAMESET>
</HTML>

----- NAVIGATE.HTML ---
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>Feedback System</TITLE></HEAD>
<BODY>
<A href="Javascript:parent.frames('frameB').history.go(-1)">BACK</A>

</BODY>
</HTML>

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by:DreamMaster
ID: 6444100
It will work if you load a new page into it first...if you are opening the frameset and try to go back immediately...there's nothing in the history of the frame...as soon as there is...it will be no problem....just tried it out myself..and it works...

Max.
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by:hdrik
ID: 6444105
sorry my mistakes.. it works.. Thanks Max..
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by:DreamMaster
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Anytime hdrik... :)

Thanks for the grade A... :)

Max.
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