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Hi All

First off thank you for stopping by.

I am doing this charity run website and have a little trouble making <map> tags and fixed target sized window javascript work together. I can get the pop up window. But there is a problem how the main page jumps to a blank page displaying and [object] tag and nothign else.

Here is the secont of the code im trying to work on:

<map name="mr_r8_c15Map">
  <area shape="rect" coords="245,20,349,41" href="javascript:window.open('http://www.milkrun.sg','test','height=150,width=150')">
</map>

here is the link if you would like to see:
www.milkrun.sg/demo

Just click on the Donation Tab on the right.

Any help on this issue would be much appreciated. Thank you very much!

Evan

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Question by:siamesefish
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Zvonko earned 2000 total points
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All you need to do is to "return false;"  to kill the anchor move.

Like this:
<map name="mr_r8_c15Map">
  <area shape="rect" coords="245,20,349,41" href="::test" onClick="nw=window.open('http://www.milkrun.sg','test','height=150,width=150');nw.focus();return false;">
</map>


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by:siamesefish
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That was brilliant! Done perfectly. Thanks a ton! Really appreciate it.
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by:Michel Plungjan
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For the browsers that do not support the onClick (I am no longer sure if there are any left) you may get away with
href="javascript:w=window.open('http://www.milkrun.sg','test','height=150,width=150'); void()"

or

href="javascript:void(window.open('http://www.milkrun.sg','test','height=150,width=150'))"
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by:siamesefish
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thanks mplungjan! My problem got solved! Appreciate it!
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