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Hi, i am using an iframe but i am not being able to set its bgcolor other than white.. I am using the following code:

<iframe id="dsd" ALLOWTRANSPARENCY="true" bgcolor="red" src="page1.htm" width=541 height=200>
</iframe>

I dont want to modify it in the src file's body, coz it is used in another page.. Can't I set it from the parent page as listed above?
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<iframe id="dsd" ALLOWTRANSPARENCY="true" style="background-color: red;" src="blank2.htm" width=541 height=200>
</iframe>
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by:zahir79b
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I have tried it and its not working.. and i also tried to put the color like 'red' and still not working.. and tried to change it in javascript document.getElementById("dsd").style.backgroundColor = "red" ... nothing working .. :(
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nschafer earned 50 total points
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Hi zahir79b,

This works in IE and FF, I haven't tested with other browsers:

<iframe id="dsd" src="page1.htm" onload="window.frames[0].document.body.style.backgroundColor='red'";>
</iframe>


Hope this helps,
Neal.
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by:zahir79b
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Thnaks its working ok ..
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Glad I could help,

Neal.
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