How to load html pages inside the css frame

Hi,

I have creeated a css frame and embedded a css menu in on of the frames. now each menu has submenu.when i click the sub menu the html page is opened in a new browser. i want the contents of the html page inside the frame .pls help

in the code when i click order->list all orders the page is redirected to hi.htm...i want to load the contents inside the frame

i have also attached the js and css files
----css1.htm------l
 
<!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" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
<head>
<title>Dynamic Drive DHTML Scripts- Drop Down Tabs demos</title>
<style type="text/css">
 
body{
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
border: 0;
overflow: hidden;
height: 100%; 
max-height: 100%; 
}
 
#framecontent{
position: absolute;
top: 0;
bottom: 0; 
left: 0;
width: 200px; /*Width of frame div*/
height: 100%;
overflow: hidden; /*Disable scrollbars. Set to "scroll" to enable*/
background: navy;
color: white;
}
 
#maincontent{
position: fixed;
top: 0; 
left: 200px; /*Set left value to WidthOfFrameDiv*/
right: 0;
bottom: 0;
overflow: auto; 
background: #fff;
}
 
.innertube{
margin: 15px; /*Margins for inner DIV inside each DIV (to provide padding)*/
}
 
* html body{ /*IE6 hack*/
padding: 0 0 0 200px; /*Set value to (0 0 0 WidthOfFrameDiv)*/
}
 
* html #maincontent{ /*IE6 hack*/
height: 100%; 
width: 100%; 
}
 
</style>
<script type="text/javascript">
/*** Temporary text filler function. Remove when deploying template. ***/
var gibberish=["This is just some filler text", "Welcome to Dynamic Drive CSS Library", "Demo content nothing to read here"]
function filltext(words){
for (var i=0; i<words; i++)
document.write(gibberish[Math.floor(Math.random()*3)]+" ")
}
</script>
 
<script type="text/javascript" src="dropdowntabfiles/dropdowntabs.js"></script>
 
<!-- CSS for Drop Down Tabs Menu #1 -->
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="dropdowntabfiles/ddcolortabs.css" />
 
</head>
 
<body>
 
<div id="framecontent">
<div class="innertube">
 
<h1>TRAVEL </h1>
<h1>AND</h1>
<h1>STAY</h1>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<h1>ADMIN</h1>
<h1>PANEL</h1>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
 
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</div>
</div>
 
<div id="maincontent">
<div class="innertube">
 
<div id="colortab" class="ddcolortabs">
<ul>
<li><a href="#" title="Home"><span>Home</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="New"><span>Set Properties</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="CSS" rel="dropmenu1_a"><span>Orders</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="Partners" rel="dropmenu2_a"><span>Reports</span></a></li>	
<li><a href="#" title="Useful Tools"><span>Clients</span></a></li>	
</ul>
</div>
 
<div class="ddcolortabsline" style="width: 775px; height: 9px">&nbsp;</div>
 
</div>
</div>
 
 
 
<!--1st drop down menu -->                                                   
<div id="dropmenu1_a" class="dropmenudiv_a">
<a href="hi.html" >List All Orders</a>
<a href="#">Active Orders</a>
<a href="#">Pending Orders</a>
<a href="#">Complete Orders</a>
</div>
 
 
<!--2nd drop down menu -->                                                
<div id="dropmenu2_a" class="dropmenudiv_a" style="width: 150px;">
<a href="#">Daily Income</a>
<a href="#">Monthly Income</a>
<a href="#">Annual Income</a>
</div>
 
 
 
<script type="text/javascript">
//SYNTAX: tabdropdown.init("menu_id", [integer OR "auto"])
tabdropdown.init("colortab", 3)
</script>
 
</body>
 
</html>
 
 
 
------dropdowntabs.js----------
 
//Drop Down Tabs Menu- Author: Dynamic Drive (http://www.dynamicdrive.com)
//Created: May 16th, 07'
 
var tabdropdown={
	disappeardelay: 200, //set delay in miliseconds before menu disappears onmouseout
	disablemenuclick: false, //when user clicks on a menu item with a drop down menu, disable menu item's link?
	enableiframeshim: 1, //1 or 0, for true or false
 
	//No need to edit beyond here////////////////////////
	dropmenuobj: null, ie: document.all, firefox: document.getElementById&&!document.all, previousmenuitem:null,
	currentpageurl: window.location.href.replace("http://"+window.location.hostname, "").replace(/^\//, ""), //get current page url (minus hostname, ie: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/)
 
	getposOffset:function(what, offsettype){
		var totaloffset=(offsettype=="left")? what.offsetLeft : what.offsetTop;
		var parentEl=what.offsetParent;
			while (parentEl!=null){
				totaloffset=(offsettype=="left")? totaloffset+parentEl.offsetLeft : totaloffset+parentEl.offsetTop;
				parentEl=parentEl.offsetParent;
			}
		return totaloffset;
	},
 
	showhide:function(obj, e, obj2){ //obj refers to drop down menu, obj2 refers to tab menu item mouse is currently over
		if (this.ie || this.firefox)
			this.dropmenuobj.style.left=this.dropmenuobj.style.top="-500px"
		if (e.type=="click" && obj.visibility==hidden || e.type=="mouseover"){
			if (obj2.parentNode.className.indexOf("default")==-1) //if tab isn't a default selected one
				obj2.parentNode.className="selected"
			obj.visibility="visible"
			}
		else if (e.type=="click")
			obj.visibility="hidden"
	},
 
	iecompattest:function(){
		return (document.compatMode && document.compatMode!="BackCompat")? document.documentElement : document.body
	},
 
	clearbrowseredge:function(obj, whichedge){
		var edgeoffset=0
		if (whichedge=="rightedge"){
			var windowedge=this.ie && !window.opera? this.standardbody.scrollLeft+this.standardbody.clientWidth-15 : window.pageXOffset+window.innerWidth-15
			this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure=this.dropmenuobj.offsetWidth
		if (windowedge-this.dropmenuobj.x < this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure)  //move menu to the left?
			edgeoffset=this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure-obj.offsetWidth
		}
		else{
			var topedge=this.ie && !window.opera? this.standardbody.scrollTop : window.pageYOffset
			var windowedge=this.ie && !window.opera? this.standardbody.scrollTop+this.standardbody.clientHeight-15 : window.pageYOffset+window.innerHeight-18
			this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure=this.dropmenuobj.offsetHeight
			if (windowedge-this.dropmenuobj.y < this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure){ //move up?
				edgeoffset=this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure+obj.offsetHeight
				if ((this.dropmenuobj.y-topedge)<this.dropmenuobj.contentmeasure) //up no good either?
					edgeoffset=this.dropmenuobj.y+obj.offsetHeight-topedge
			}
			this.dropmenuobj.firstlink.style.borderTopWidth=(edgeoffset==0)? 0 : "1px" //Add 1px top border to menu if dropping up
		}
		return edgeoffset
	},
 
	dropit:function(obj, e, dropmenuID){
		if (this.dropmenuobj!=null){ //hide previous menu
			this.dropmenuobj.style.visibility="hidden" //hide menu
			if (this.previousmenuitem!=null && this.previousmenuitem!=obj){
				if (this.previousmenuitem.parentNode.className.indexOf("default")==-1) //If the tab isn't a default selected one
					this.previousmenuitem.parentNode.className=""
			}
		}
		this.clearhidemenu()
		if (this.ie||this.firefox){
			obj.onmouseout=function(){tabdropdown.delayhidemenu(obj)}
			obj.onclick=function(){return !tabdropdown.disablemenuclick} //disable main menu item link onclick?
			this.dropmenuobj=document.getElementById(dropmenuID)
			this.dropmenuobj.onmouseover=function(){tabdropdown.clearhidemenu()}
			this.dropmenuobj.onmouseout=function(e){tabdropdown.dynamichide(e, obj)}
			this.dropmenuobj.onclick=function(){tabdropdown.delayhidemenu(obj)}
			this.showhide(this.dropmenuobj.style, e, obj)
			this.dropmenuobj.x=this.getposOffset(obj, "left")
			this.dropmenuobj.y=this.getposOffset(obj, "top")
			this.dropmenuobj.style.left=this.dropmenuobj.x-this.clearbrowseredge(obj, "rightedge")+"px"
			this.dropmenuobj.style.top=this.dropmenuobj.y-this.clearbrowseredge(obj, "bottomedge")+obj.offsetHeight+1+"px"
			this.previousmenuitem=obj //remember main menu item mouse moved out from (and into current menu item)
			this.positionshim() //call iframe shim function
		}
	},
 
	contains_firefox:function(a, b) {
		while (b.parentNode)
		if ((b = b.parentNode) == a)
			return true;
		return false;
	},
 
	dynamichide:function(e, obj2){ //obj2 refers to tab menu item mouse is currently over
		var evtobj=window.event? window.event : e
		if (this.ie&&!this.dropmenuobj.contains(evtobj.toElement))
			this.delayhidemenu(obj2)
		else if (this.firefox&&e.currentTarget!= evtobj.relatedTarget&& !this.contains_firefox(evtobj.currentTarget, evtobj.relatedTarget))
			this.delayhidemenu(obj2)
	},
 
	delayhidemenu:function(obj2){
		this.delayhide=setTimeout(function(){tabdropdown.dropmenuobj.style.visibility='hidden'; if (obj2.parentNode.className.indexOf('default')==-1) obj2.parentNode.className=''},this.disappeardelay) //hide menu
	},
 
	clearhidemenu:function(){
		if (this.delayhide!="undefined")
			clearTimeout(this.delayhide)
	},
 
	positionshim:function(){ //display iframe shim function
		if (this.enableiframeshim && typeof this.shimobject!="undefined"){
			if (this.dropmenuobj.style.visibility=="visible"){
				this.shimobject.style.width=this.dropmenuobj.offsetWidth+"px"
				this.shimobject.style.height=this.dropmenuobj.offsetHeight+"px"
				this.shimobject.style.left=this.dropmenuobj.style.left
				this.shimobject.style.top=this.dropmenuobj.style.top
			}
		this.shimobject.style.display=(this.dropmenuobj.style.visibility=="visible")? "block" : "none"
		}
	},
 
	hideshim:function(){
		if (this.enableiframeshim && typeof this.shimobject!="undefined")
			this.shimobject.style.display='none'
	},
 
isSelected:function(menuurl){
	var menuurl=menuurl.replace("http://"+menuurl.hostname, "").replace(/^\//, "")
	return (tabdropdown.currentpageurl==menuurl)
},
 
	init:function(menuid, dselected){
		this.standardbody=(document.compatMode=="CSS1Compat")? document.documentElement : document.body //create reference to common "body" across doctypes
		var menuitems=document.getElementById(menuid).getElementsByTagName("a")
		for (var i=0; i<menuitems.length; i++){
			if (menuitems[i].getAttribute("rel")){
				var relvalue=menuitems[i].getAttribute("rel")
				document.getElementById(relvalue).firstlink=document.getElementById(relvalue).getElementsByTagName("a")[0]
				menuitems[i].onmouseover=function(e){
					var event=typeof e!="undefined"? e : window.event
					tabdropdown.dropit(this, event, this.getAttribute("rel"))
				}
			}
			if (dselected=="auto" && typeof setalready=="undefined" && this.isSelected(menuitems[i].href)){
				menuitems[i].parentNode.className+=" selected default"
				var setalready=true
			}
			else if (parseInt(dselected)==i)
				menuitems[i].parentNode.className+=" selected default"
		}
	}
 
}
 
 
-----ddcolortabs.css-------
 
 
.ddcolortabs{
padding: 0;
width: 100%;
background: transparent;
voice-family: "\"}\"";
voice-family: inherit;
}
 
.ddcolortabs ul{
font: normal 11px Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;
margin:0;
padding:0;
list-style:none;
}
 
.ddcolortabs li{
display:inline;
margin:0 2px 0 0;
padding:0;
text-transform:uppercase;
}
 
 
.ddcolortabs a{
float:left;
color: white;
background: black url(media/color_tabs_left.gif) no-repeat left top;
margin:0 2px 0 0;
padding:0 0 1px 3px;
text-decoration:none;
letter-spacing: 1px;
}
 
.ddcolortabs a span{
float:left;
display:block;
background: transparent url(media/color_tabs_right.gif) no-repeat right top;
padding: 4px 8px 2px 7px;
}
 
.ddcolortabs a span{
float:none;
}
 
.ddcolortabs a:hover{
background-color: #591f20;
}
 
.ddcolortabs a:hover span{
background-color: #591f20;
}
 
.ddcolortabs .selected a, #ddcolortabs .selected a span{ /*currently selected tab*/
background-color: #591f20;
}
 
.ddcolortabsline{
clear: both;
padding: 0;
width: 100%;
height: 8px;
line-height: 8px;
background: black;
border-top: 1px solid #fff; /*Remove this to remove border between bar and tabs*/
}
 
/* ######### Style for Drop Down Menu ######### */
 
.dropmenudiv_a{
position:absolute;
top: 0;
border: 1px solid black; /*THEME CHANGE HERE*/
border-top-width: 8px; /*Top border width. Should match height of .ddcolortabsline above*/
border-bottom-width: 0;
font:normal 12px Arial;
line-height:18px;
z-index:100;
background-color: white;
width: 200px;
visibility: hidden;
}
 
 
.dropmenudiv_a a{
width: auto;
display: block;
text-indent: 5px;
border-top: 0 solid #678b3f;
border-bottom: 1px solid #678b3f; /*THEME CHANGE HERE*/
padding: 2px 0;
text-decoration: none;
color: black;
}
 
* html .dropmenudiv_a a{ /*IE only hack*/
width: 100%;
}
 
.dropmenudiv_a a:hover{ /*THEME CHANGE HERE*/
background-color: #8a3c3d;
color: white;
}

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whspiderAsked:
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quincydudeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Well I suddenly think you are asking for something like this.
But it's totally not relevant to what you mentioned the problem to be.
Correct me if I am wrong.
<!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" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
<head>
<title>Dynamic Drive DHTML Scripts- Drop Down Tabs demos</title>
<style type="text/css">
 
body{
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
border: 0;
overflow: hidden;
height: 100%; 
max-height: 100%; 
}
 
#framecontent{
position: absolute;
top: 0;
bottom: 0; 
left: 0;
width: 200px; /*Width of frame div*/
height: 100%;
overflow: hidden; /*Disable scrollbars. Set to "scroll" to enable*/
background: navy;
color: white;
}
 
#maincontent{
position: fixed;
top: 0; 
left: 200px; /*Set left value to WidthOfFrameDiv*/
right: 0;
bottom: 0;
overflow: auto; 
background: #fff;
}
 
.innertube{
margin: 15px; /*Margins for inner DIV inside each DIV (to provide padding)*/
}
 
* html body{ /*IE6 hack*/
padding: 0 0 0 200px; /*Set value to (0 0 0 WidthOfFrameDiv)*/
}
 
* html #maincontent{ /*IE6 hack*/
height: 100%; 
width: 100%; 
}
 
</style>
<script type="text/javascript">
/*** Temporary text filler function. Remove when deploying template. ***/
var gibberish=["This is just some filler text", "Welcome to Dynamic Drive CSS Library", "Demo content nothing to read here"]
function filltext(words){
for (var i=0; i<words; i++)
document.write(gibberish[Math.floor(Math.random()*3)]+" ")
}
</script>
 
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/dropdowntabfiles/dropdowntabs.js"></script>
 
<!-- CSS for Drop Down Tabs Menu #1 -->
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/dropdowntabfiles/ddcolortabs.css" />
 
</head>
 
<body>
 
<div id="framecontent">
<div class="innertube">
 
<h1>TRAVEL </h1>
<h1>AND</h1>
<h1>STAY</h1>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<h1>ADMIN</h1>
<h1>PANEL</h1>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
 
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>&nbsp;</div>
</div>
 
<div id="maincontent">
<div class="innertube">
 
<div id="colortab" class="ddcolortabs">
<ul>
<li><a href="#" title="Home"><span>Home</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="New"><span>Set Properties</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="CSS" rel="dropmenu1_a"><span>Orders</span></a></li>
<li><a href="#" title="Partners" rel="dropmenu2_a"><span>Reports</span></a></li>	
<li><a href="#" title="Useful Tools"><span>Clients</span></a></li>	
</ul>
</div>
 
<div class="ddcolortabsline" style="width: 775px; height: 9px">&nbsp;</div>
 
  <iframe id="frame1" name="frame1"
	src="" 
	width="750"
    height="500"
	frameborder="0" 
	scrolling="auto"> 
	</iframe> 
</div>
</div>
 
 
 
<!--1st drop down menu -->                                                   
<div id="dropmenu1_a" class="dropmenudiv_a">
<a href="hi.html" target="frame1">List All Orders</a>
<a href="#">Active Orders</a>
<a href="#">Pending Orders</a>
<a href="#">Complete Orders</a>
</div>
 
 
<!--2nd drop down menu -->                                                
<div id="dropmenu2_a" class="dropmenudiv_a" style="width: 150px;">
<a href="#">Daily Income</a>
<a href="#">Monthly Income</a>
<a href="#">Annual Income</a>
</div>
 
 
 
<script type="text/javascript">
//SYNTAX: tabdropdown.init("menu_id", [integer OR "auto"])
tabdropdown.init("colortab", 3)
</script>
 
</body>
 
</html>
 

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Graceful_PenguinCommented:
Just set the target of the link to the frame.
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quincydudeCommented:
try changing the line

<a href="hi.html" >List All Orders</a>

to

<a target="_self" href="hi.html" >List All Orders</a>

or change the _self to any frame name that you want the page to be opened
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
i tried that option also even then its openin in a new page
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quincydudeCommented:
which browser are u using?
And can u show me the code of the main page(the one with <frame> tags)?
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
am using firefox 3.0

my main page is css1.htm.i have pasted the code above...
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quincydudeCommented:
but I cannot see any frame in the code, which you are talking about.
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
act am new to css..i just integrated some of the css coding...i mistook of the frame content and classes.
pls tell me how to do this
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
with the code i posted below can you tell me how to modify so that i get the desired output
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quincydudeCommented:
I know you are using the dnyamic drive's drop down menu from your code.
The problem is I copied your code and tested on my machine. I cannot see anything you mentioned as "opened in a new browser"
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
thank you very muchexactly what i wanted
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
i have one more issue...

with html its working fine....if i link a php file i do not get the contents..it giving a pop up saying do wish to open or save file..how do i fix this
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quincydudeCommented:
This is a strange issue...I think it's not related to the code.
I think I have seen problem like that here before.
You may try searching in this site.

Ask here if there's further problem on it.
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whspiderAuthor Commented:
thank you i fixed it i made a small mistake
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