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button iframe switch

Posted on 2011-02-28
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I have the following code that switches iframes once it is selected from the dropdown menu.  But I now want to get rid of the dropdown menu and have them all as on page buttons instead.  How do I modify my existing code to support them as buttons instead of dropdown selected.

<form name="form1">
<select name="list1" id="list1" onChange="if(this.selectedIndex>0) for(i=0;i<4;i++) if((this.selectedIndex-1)==i) document.getElementsByTagName('iframe')[i].style.display='block'; else document.getElementsByTagName('iframe')[i].style.display='none';" style="font-family:Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; color:#666; font-size:11px;">
    <option selected value="">Please Select...</option>
    <option>Profile Information</option>
    <option>Overall Leaderboards</option>
    <option>Portfolio Leaderboards</option>
    <option>Friends Invitation</option>
</select>
</form>
</td>
</tr>
</table>
<table width="100%" align="center" id="map_td2">
  <tr>
    <td width="100%" rowspan="31" align="center" valign="top">
    

<iframe src="box/UserData.html" width="720" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

<iframe width="720" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="display:none" src="../datagrid/box/global_ranking.html"></iframe>

<iframe width="720" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="display:none" src="../datagrid/box/portfolio_ranking.html"></iframe>

<iframe width="720" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="display:none" src="../datagrid/box/invite.html"></iframe>

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I think something like this should work.  You will have to use CSS to make the links look like buttons:

<ul id="links">
  <li><a href="/some/path/to/page1.html" target="myIframe">Page 1</a></li>
  <li><a href="/some/path/to/page2.html" target="myIframe">Page 2</a></li>
  <li><a href="/some/path/to/page3.html" target="myIframe">Page 3</a></li>
  <li><a href="/some/path/to/page4.html" target="myIframe">Page 4</a></li>
</ul>

<iframe src="box/UserData.html" width="720" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" name="myIframe></iframe>

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thanks you, this worked greatly.
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