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Help with html menu (getting the buttons to link )

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I am using a program called multimedia builder, which can have Browser objects (browser windows)
as part of the design. The particular app i am working on has 2 browser objects, one for the menu buttons
and the other, larger one for the html pages.

Inside multimedia builder, I would use the following code for a menu button to get it to link to page2.html

<li><a href="scriptcode1:Browser(&quot;Browser&quot;,&quot;<SrcDir>\page1.html&quot;)">page 1</a>

Browser being the name of the browser object.

What I need to do is incorporate that command into the script you see below (on the down command)
(so all i really want is, code for when the mouse is pressed down, execute the line of code you
see above. keep in mind that button23 is just 4 images, so not sure if the >page 1</a> is needed.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
    <style type="text/css">
<!--
body {
	margin-left: 0px;
	margin-top: 0px;
	margin-right: 0px;
	margin-bottom: 0px;
	
}
-->
</style></head>
	<style>
        .inputImage
        {
            border: 1px solid black;
            cursor: pointer;
        }
    </style>
        <script type="text/javascript">
                var buttonIDClicked
                buttonIDClicked = '';
                var img = [];
                img['Button1'] = [];
                img['Button1']['up'] = 'button22-up.jpg';
                img['Button1']['over'] = 'button22-over.jpg';
                img['Button1']['normal'] = 'button22-normal.jpg';
                img['Button1']['down']  = 'button22-down.jpg';
                img['Button2'] = [];
                img['Button2']['up'] = 'button23-up.jpg';
                img['Button2']['over'] = 'button23-over.jpg';
                img['Button2']['normal'] = 'button23-normal.jpg';
                img['Button2']['down']  = 'button23-down.jpg';
                img['Button3'] = [];
                img['Button3']['up'] = 'button24-up.jpg';
                img['Button3']['over'] = 'button24-over.jpg';
                img['Button3']['normal'] = 'button24-normal.jpg';
                img['Button3']['down']  = 'button24-down.jpg';
				
                
                function doRollOver(buttonID){
			 		if( buttonID.src.indexOf("down.jpg") > -1 )
					{
					return;
					}
                        else if (buttonID.src.indexOf(img[buttonID.id]['up'])==-1)
                        {
                           buttonID.src = img[buttonID.id]['over'];
                        }
                }
				
                function doClick(buttonID, down){
                        clearAllButtons();
                        buttonIDClicked = buttonID.getAttribute('ID');
                        buttonID.src = img[buttonID.id][(down ? 'down' : 'up')];
                }
                
                function doRollOut(buttonID){
                        if(buttonID.getAttribute('ID')!=buttonIDClicked){
                                buttonID.src = img[buttonID.id]['normal'];
                        }
                }
                
                function clearAllButtons(){
                        var myButton
                        for(var i=1;i<=10;i++){
                                myButton = document.getElementById('Button'+i);
                                if(myButton && (myButton.src.indexOf(img[myButton.id]['down'])==-1)){
                                        myButton.src = img[myButton.id]['normal'];
                                }
                        }
                }
    </script>
 
</head>
<body onload="clearAllButtons()">
<form action="#" method="post">
        
   <img id="Button1" class="inputImage" type="image" src="button22-up.jpg" onmouseover="doRollOver(this);" onmouseout="doRollOut(this);" onmouseup="doClick(this);" onmousedown="doClick(this, true);" ondragstart="return false" onselectstart="return false"><br/>
  <img id="Button2" class="inputImage" type="image" src="button23-up.jpg" onmouseover="doRollOver(this);" onmouseout="doRollOut(this);" onmouseup="doClick(this);" onmousedown="doClick(this, true);" ondragstart="return false" onselectstart="return false"><br/>
  <img id="Button3" class="inputImage" type="image" src="button24-up.jpg" onmouseover="doRollOver(this);" onmouseout="doRollOut(this);" onmouseup="doClick(this);" onmousedown="doClick(this, true);" ondragstart="return false" onselectstart="return false"><br/>
</form>
 
 
 
 
</body>
</html>

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Michel Plungjan earned 500 total points
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Try this:

<a href="scriptcode1:Browser(&quot;Browser&quot;,&quot;<SrcDir>\page1.html&quot;)"><img id="Button1" class="inputImage" src="button22-up.jpg" onmouseover="doRollOver(this);" onmouseout="doRollOut(this);" onmouseup="doClick(this);" onmousedown="doClick(this, true);" ondragstart="return false" onselectstart="return false"></a>
 
or
 
 
<form action="#" onSubmit="scriptcode1:Browser(&quot;Browser&quot;,&quot;<SrcDir>\page1.html&quot;); return false">
 
or 
 
<form method="get" action="scriptcode1:Browser(&quot;Browser&quot;,&quot;<SrcDir>\page1.html&quot;)">

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by:nathan1038
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HA HAAAAA, that first example did it. FANTASSSSSTIC. Thank you so much for taking the time to write that for me.
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