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Can I make some buttons that do a little something???

Posted on 2003-11-11
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I have a FP framed page.
In the upper (top) frame, there is an image containing a logo, some words and some buttons. The buttons are just part of the bit-map and I can make them fire off a web page by mapping the bit-map, but I wondered if there was a way to give them a little more pizzaz.
I'd like them to have rollover and on-click events somehow.
I can't put buttons on top of the image (not allowed).
Any thoughts?
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Question by:rbender
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seanpowell earned 120 total points
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You can use div's for this to show and hide images on top of your image map, and use the onclick event for the function. Here's an example:

<html>
<head>
<title>ImageMap Rollover</title>
<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
function show(layerid) {
  if (document.all){
    layerid.style.visibility="visible"
    }
  else
  if(document.layers){
    layerid.visibility="show"
    }
  }
function hide(layerid){
  if (document.all){
    layerid.style.visibility="hidden"
    }
  else
  if(document.layers){
    layerid.visibility="hide"
    }
  }
//-->
</script>
</head>
<body>
<img src="images/myimage.gif" border="0" usemap="#imagemap1" width="200" height="100">
<map name="imagemap1">
<area shape="rect" coords="0,0,100,100" href="page1.html" onMouseover="show(image1);" onMouseout="hide(image1);" onClick="somefunction();">
<area shape="rect" coords="100,0,200,100" href="page2.html" onMouseover="show(image2);" onMouseout="hide(image2);" onClick="somefunction();">
</map>

<div id="image1" style="position:absolute;l eft:0;top:0; visibility:hidden; width:100px; height:100px;">
<img src="images/myimage2.gif" border="0" width="100" height="100">
</div>

<div id="image2" style="position:absolute; left:100;top:100; visibility:hidden; width:100px; height:100px;">
<img src="images/myimage3.gif" border="0" width="100" height="100">
</div>
</body>
</html>
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by:rbender
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Good Stuff...thanks
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by:seanpowell
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You're welcome, and thanks.
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