Rollover images staying after clicking on it!

Hi!
  i have used the Swap Image to have a rollover, but when the person click on it, i would like that this roll-over image stay there so they can know that they are on that section. So it's not in the onMouseOver and not in onMouseOut i think eh?  Any idea how i can do that with Dreamweaver MX?

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webwomanConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Basically, you make a new page, or send them to a new page.

That's the only way you're going to have the image not be a rollover anymore.

Think about it -- it's a link. They're going somewhere. They're NOT staying on the page. So you make a new one, where the image is NOT a link and NOT a rollover.

Generate it dynamically from a database (which is what m75t does) or simply load another page, it's the same thing.
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m75tCommented:
the way that I 'use' this problem is that I make a if/then statement with a variable (like chapter or so).

so in the .asp page it would be like this;

<%if chapter="yes" then%>
  <img src="yes_active.gif">
<%else%>
  <a href="blabla.asp?chapter=yes"><img OnMouseOver ...></a>
<%end if%>

there are 2/3 pictures here, out / over & active. the out/and over pictures are used in the <%else%> part and the active picture in the first part. the rollover-images script is in the <%else%> part. in the first part there is no <a href> because you're not supposed to click when you are in 'that' chapter.

good luck, I hope my comment is clear for you!

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m75tCommented:
I'm sorry, but I have to correct you because I don't want to frighten PUB UL.

my comment is vbscript, that's one of the 3 languages ultradev uses and it has nothing to do with a database ... It posts to the same page, but with another value of a variable. the same what you suggest, but then in one page.
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PUB_ULAuthor Commented:
Ok, but i am using frames... do i need to check what page is in the target? I understand what you mean, but it`s different by using frame. My menu is on the TOP frame and the main page is in another TARGET so... and i don`t want to reload a new menu on TOP for every page, i thought there was a way... so i`d like to know what you think about that problem. Sorry if i hadn`t been clear at the beginning.

Thanks
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webwomanCommented:
Where do they go when they click on the rollover image? They have to go SOMEWHERE. THAT's where you turn off the link -- and the rollover.
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m75tCommented:
frames / no frames, doesn't matter. if you place your target right, the link knows where to go ...
if you want these options (roll-over, roll-out / active) in the same top/menu-page, you'll have to use the vbscript example. this way you can stay in the same page and you don't have to make new ones with the active menu-items.

with vbscript the page becomes .asp (but that's what MX uses) which means you need hosting that can handle .asp.
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PUB_ULAuthor Commented:
ok

the url is http://www.tourcar.com/dev/tcs
look at the top menu, i want it stay...

webwoman: I understand there is a link when they click on it and the page in the frame change. But how do you want me to turn it off without reloading the menu for each section?


m75t: i'll check your example... and hope it works..
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webwomanCommented:
Even with m75t's answer, you MUST reload the page for the script to be run. Unless you reload the page it won't change.
Since you're using ASP anyway, it would be better to lose the frames and use m75t's script as an INCLUDE on all the pages.
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PUB_ULAuthor Commented:
Lose the frames? I need to keep frames...
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webwomanCommented:
Why? You have to reload BOTH pages if you want there to be any changes reflected in the menu. And if you have to do that all the time, it defeats the purpose of having the frames.

Server side includes will work as well or better, you still only have ONE file to maintain (it gets included on the pages), and your pages can be bookmarked better.
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m75tCommented:
webwoman is right, if your choice of frames is for the loading-thing, than the frames have no use anymore. if you want this, you will always reload the pages ...
if you want to use frames to seperate the parts, this is still possible ...
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