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Re: RE: opening new windows

From: yoan SIMONIAN <yoan.simonian@snv.jussieu.fr>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 10:13:58 +0100
Message-Id: <200307110814.h6B8E5M3022212@drum.snv.jussieu.fr>
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

if find this source code and i think its work evrywhere IE, Lynx, JAWS, Mozilla &co, Netscape ...

<a href="test.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href, 'example', 'height=200, width=400, top=100, left=100, toolbar=no, menubar=yes, location=no, resizable=yes, scrollbars=no, status=no'); return false;">example</a>

yoan SIMONIAN Association BrailleNet  - France -

>"Forget everything you know about creating pop-up windows. Most
>importantly, forget you ever knew that the javascript pseudo-protocol
>ever existed. Do you hear me??"
>Looks like a good method to me. Pop-ups when supported, same window when
>not. The rest is down to the conscience of the developer not to abuse.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of William R Williams
>Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:58 AM
>To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>Subject: Re: opening new windows
>Is this to say that the "Perfect Pop-up," as reflected in the "Pop-up
>Window Generator," is problematic? This generator, which is impressive
>me, is online at:
>.. . . and I've used it to present several "pages" at:
>Bill Williams
>I know that it's not good practice to open new windows but I think that
>there are instances where it is valuable from a usability point of view.
>Currently I am working on a help system for an intranet and want the
>page(s) to open in a new window (with the necessary prior warning to
>of course) so that users can work through the help page whilst still
>looking at the site. My questions is, since the use of target is
>deprecated, how is it possible to open a new window without the use of
>javascript? I don't really want to use client-side scripting if at all
>possible but can't see any way round this problem.
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