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Correlation between bottom links and top nav bar

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Is there anyway to have the top navigation bar correlate with the bottom navigation links.  (for example:)  If i click "home" on the bottom links "home" on the top navigation bar will appear selected.

You can see my site at http://www.trappedinnyc.com
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Question by:bjv211
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Hi you could try this for your bottom frame source

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html><head><title>Untitled Document</title>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<link href="bottomnav_data/trapped.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"></head>

<body>
<p align="center">
      <a class="smallink" href="http://www.trappedinnyc.com/home.html" onclick="top.topFrame.MM_nbGroup('down','group1','Home','images/homedown.png',1)" target="mainFrame">Home</a> &nbsp;|&nbsp;
      <a class="smallink" href="http://www.trappedinnyc.com/uc.html" onclick="top.topFrame.MM_nbGroup('down','group1','nycfun','images/nycdown.png',1)" target="mainFrame">NYC Fun</a> &nbsp;|&nbsp;
      <a class="smallink" href="http://www.trappedinnyc.com/picslogin.cfm" onclick="top.topFrame.MM_nbGroup('down','group1','Pics','images/picsdown.png',1)" target="mainFrame">Pics</a> &nbsp;|&nbsp;
      <a class="smallink" href="http://www.trappedinnyc.com/xbox.html" onclick="top.topFrame.MM_nbGroup('down','group1','Xbox','images/xboxdown.png',1)" target="mainFrame">Xbox</a> &nbsp;|&nbsp;
      <a class="smallink" href="http://www.trappedinnyc.com/email.cfm" target="mainFrame">Contact Me</a>
</p>
</body></html>

basically it is the same except that the same onclick events used in your top frame have been added to the bottom one... the difference being that each onclick in the bottom frame now has top.topFrame at the beginning which tells the javascript to look for the MM_nbGroup function in the top frames javascript

HTH

Scott
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