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IFRAME Target

Posted on 2004-08-06
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I have an iframe on my page, and when i click a link i want it to make the whole page change, not just the iframe.

How can i go about doing this?
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Question by:Matthew Tandy
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zac_charles earned 125 total points
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On the page inside the iframe you would have something like this:
<a href="somewhere.html">LinkText</a>

You need to add a target, like this:
<a href="somewhere.html" target="_parent">LinkText</a>


/ Zac Charles
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by:Matthew Tandy
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oh yeah it is working, but ive got a main page, with an iframe and an iframe inside that...

is it possible to go to not the parent but the level above if you know what i mean?
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by:zac_charles
ID: 11734953
yea i know what you mean, hang around, ill just do some testing...
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by:knightEknight
ID: 11734964
use target="_top" instead of "_parent"
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by:Matthew Tandy
ID: 11734965
cheers mate, ill give you the points whatever, cuz i asked it wrong, and you answered correctly what i asked
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by:zac_charles
ID: 11734974
you should split them in half because i answered your original question.
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by:knightEknight
ID: 11734976
i agree
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by:Matthew Tandy
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how can i do that?
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by:Matthew Tandy
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oh btw didnt see what you had put til after i posted that knightEknight
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by:zac_charles
ID: 11735006
by the wording of your post you did, but thats beside the point, i will answered your original question before knightEknight answered your seconds one, therefore we should get half the points each, and there is an option somewhere around this page that says split points....use the browser search to find it if you cant, its been too long since ive asked a question or seen anyway ask a question to remember where it is
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by:knightEknight
ID: 11735019
click on the "accept" button next to zac's comment ... then the split option will appear.
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by:zac_charles
ID: 11735024
there ya go ;)
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by:knightEknight
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I see now that I was late to the party, but FYI _top will work from any depth of frames your link is burried in :)
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by:Matthew Tandy
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i did accept, but there was no option to split...... now what?
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by:knightEknight
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no worries :)
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