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if you go to this site, there is an effect that i would like to learn to do

http://www.massagetherapy.com/body.learn.800.htm

How did they place the inner frame box that holds the text info and how is it that it is scrollable and when a user cliks on a like to the left the contents within it change?
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It's nothing but frames...
<html>
<head>
<title>MassageTherapy.com</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
</head>
<frameset rows="430,*" frameborder="NO" border="0" framespacing="0" cols="*">
  <frameset rows="390,*" frameborder="NO" border="0" framespacing="0">
    <frame name="mainFrame" scrolling="NO" noresize src="main.learn.htm" frameborder="NO" >
    <frame name="botsquareFrame" scrolling="NO" noresize src="bot.box.htm" frameborder="NO" >
  </frameset>
  <frame name="botFrame" src="bot.htm" scrolling="NO" noresize frameborder="NO">
</frameset>
<noframes>
<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#000000">
</body>
</noframes>
</html>

Nothing complicated about it.
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by:EricWestbo
ID: 6967127
You can get a great deal of information on how to create and work with frames from w3school's tutorials:

http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_frames.asp

a little bit of practice and a lot of patience will help.  also, look into the IFRAME tag, which allows you to create a single "window" on your webpage without creating a whole lot of framesets.


hope this helps!
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by:webwoman
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However, that's not what they did... theirs was just straight frames.

If you carefully set them up, you can get what they had. It's not particularly difficult.

Scrollbars come up when they're needed. Links are set with a TARGET attribute. Pretty standard stuff.

jonnydollar, check out the link EricWestBo gave you.
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by:jonnydollar
ID: 6968832
it seems as though they are using three frames. A header type, a footer, and a main which is the middle section where the content comes in. Is this assumtion close? Explain the way they sliced the page up in greater detail please becuase although i'm familar with frames I'm not that used to working with them.
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by:EricWestbo
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Three main frames on this page:

Top = main.learn.htm
Middle = bot.box.htm
Bottom = bot.htm

main.learn.htm is them broken into frames again:

first row = top.learn.htm
second row broken into three columns =
- left.learn.types.htm
- copy.learn.types.htm
- right.htm


Here's a table layout depicting the way the frames are set up:

<table border="1" bordercolor="red" width="50%">
<tr><td>
<table border="1" bordercolor="blue" width="100%">
<tr><td colspan="3">&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
</table>
</tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
</table>
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by:webwoman
ID: 6968908
You've got it... and I posted the entire code for their frameset.

The didn't 'slice up the page', they created multiple pages, the center of which is ALSO a frameset (that's how the scrollbars got in the middle). Load up http://www.massagetherapy.com/main.learn.htm and you'll see.

It's a convoluted way to construct a site, and makes for a maintenance nightmare if the site gets very large, but it lets you do some interesting things.
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by:EricWestbo
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this is why layers was created, eh?  less insanity.
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by:egbservices
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Do you like frames... ;-)
Take a look at this... http://www.egb.swiss.org.nz/egb/
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by:EricWestbo
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Jonny - were we able to answer your question or is there more we can help with?
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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This question has been abandoned. I will make a recommendation to the
moderators on its resolution in a week or two. I appreciate any comments
that would help me to make a recommendation.
<note>
   In the absence of responses, I will recommend DELETE where there is any
   question about its value as a PAQ.  Silence = you don't care
</note>

Cd&
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by:egbservices
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Not much to cry out about this one from my side...
Have a good day, Edi
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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It is time to clean this abandoned question up.  

I am putting it on a clean up list for CS.

<recommendation>
points to webwoman

</recommendation>

If anyone participating in the Q disagrees with the recommendation,
please leave a comment for the mods.

Cd&
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by:EricWestbo
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while I would have preferred that you recommended ME for these points, I have to admit that they wouldn't have been "earned" points.

Webwoman clearly got jonnydollar on track here & I second the recommendation.

/ew
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by:Moondancer
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Thanks all, finalized.
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