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Hi Guys

The code attached is my replacement for a frameset page but I do need to print the contents of iFrameMain now and again.

I have a main that sits the iFrameMenu and I'm looking for the correct javascript commands that will allow me to print whatever is in iFrameMain.

I've tried many variations on a theme based on the idea that you should set the focus to theframe first then print....

document.frames.iFrameMain.focus();
document.frames.iFrameMain.print();


<%@ Language=VBScript %>
<%option explicit%>
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
	<head>
		<meta name=vs_snapToGrid content="False">
		<meta name=vs_showGrid content="False">
<title>FrameSet</title>
		<meta name="vs_defaultClientScript" content="JavaScript">
		<meta name="vs_targetSchema" content="http://schemas.microsoft.com/intellisense/ie5">
		<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 7.1">
		<meta name="ProgId" content="VisualStudio.HTML">
		<meta name="Originator" content="Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 7.1">
</head>
	<body ms_positioning="gridlayout" style="BACKGROUND-IMAGE: url(images/WebFront.jpg); BACKGROUND-REPEAT: repeat-x">
		<table id="table1" style="Z-INDEX:100; LEFT:0px; POSITION:absolute; TOP:0px" top:0px left:0px width="178px" height="100%" border="0">
			<tr>
				<td style="HEIGHT: 300px;BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" >
				<iframe scrolling=no name="iFrameMenu" id="iFrameMenu" src="<%=Session("MenuSelector")%>" width="100%" height="100%" allowTransparency="true" frameborder=no></iframe>
				Menu
				</td>
			</tr>
			<tr>
				<td style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">
				<iframe scrolling=no name="iFrameStats" id="iFrameStats" src="stats.asp" width="100%" height="100%" allowTransparency="true" frameborder=no></iframe>
 
				</td>
			</tr>
		</table>
		<table id="table2"  style="Z-INDEX:101; LEFT:179px; WIDTH:1000px; POSITION:absolute; TOP:0px; HEIGHT:800px" top:0px left:178px width="1000" height="800" border="0">
			<tr height="11%">
				<td style="HEIGHT: "185px"; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">
				<iframe scrolling=no name="iFrameHeader" id="iFrameHeader" src="awelcome.aspx" width="100%" height="100%" allowTransparency="true" frameborder=no></iframe>
				</td>
			</tr>
			<tr height="89%">
				<td style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">
				<iframe scrolling=no name="iFrameMain" id="iFrameMain" src="MView.aspx" width="100%" height="100%" allowTransparency="true" frameborder=no></iframe>
				</td>
			</tr>
		</table>
	</body>
</html>

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Hello

Following statement can set focus at main frame.. but i dont think there is any way to print only content in iframe..

<body ms_positioning="gridlayout" style="BACKGROUND-IMAGE: url(images/WebFront.jpg); BACKGROUND-REPEAT: repeat-x" onLoad="document.getElementById('iFrameMain').focus()">
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Object donesn't support this property or method is the response I get.

Bear in mind that I can only use a script attached to a button, i.e. click button action takes place.

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can you post your full code ?
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Full code of what?
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"Full code of what ??"

Are you really not sure or just kidding ?? Are we not talking about the issue in your code  ??



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I really wasn't sure. My full code for the frames page is shown above so I assumed you had seen that. The Full code for the menu I don't know where it is because it is part of AllWebMenus. The Full code for the site would be too large to post here - about 1200 pages!!

As it is I have now found a solution which is shown below.

Thanks anyway
in the Head section
 
<script type="text/javascript">
function PrintIframe()
{
window.parent.iFrameMain.focus();
window.print();
}
</script>
 
and to make it work
 
PrintIframe(); on the button click event

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so you got your issue resolved ??
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Yes but many thanks for your help
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