HTML <iframe> - how to change URL based on link clicked from the same page

I want to achieve somewhat of a old style of frames, but using <iframe>

how to make an <a href> link tag to control the source of an <iframe> on the same page?

<a href="DisplayPortal1" onClick="myIframe.iframe.src='DisplayPortal1.php';"> Display 1 </a>
<a href="DisplayPortal2" onClick="myIframe.iframe.src='DisplayPortal2.php';"> Display 2 </a>

<iframe src="" ID="myIframe" >  </iframe>
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Hello willsherwood,

You may use :

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
    <a href="javascript:void();" onClick="document.getElementById('myIframe').src='';return false;"> Display 1 </a>
    <a href="javascript:void();" onClick="document.getElementById('myIframe').src='';return false;"> Display 2 </a>
    <iframe id="myIframe" width="640" height="400" ></iframe>

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Hans LangerCommented:
	<a href="javascript:void(document.getElementById('myIframe').src='');"> GOOGLE</a>
	<a href="javascript:void(document.getElementById('myIframe').src='');"> YAHOO </a>
	<iframe src="" id="myIframe"  width="100%">  </iframe>

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HainKurtSr. System AnalystCommented:
it is very simple, no need for javascript, use target
try this
<a href="" target="myFrame"> gooooogle </a>
<a href="" target="myFrame"> yahooooo </a><br>

<iframe name=myFrame>no frame</iframe>

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willsherwoodAuthor Commented:
thanks for the great input, really appreciated!
Thanks for the points!
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