Re: help with frames

Markus Veittes (
Thu, 22 Feb 1996 09:01:07 +0100

From: "Markus Veittes" <>
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Date: Thu, 22 Feb 1996 09:01:07 +0100
In-Reply-To: (Shan (admin))
To: (Shan (admin))
Subject: Re: help with frames

On Feb 21, 10:46pm, Shan (admin) wrote:
> Subject: help with frames
> Using Href's i can display HTML onto a targetted frame, for example:
> <A HREF= target=main> Click here</A>
> However, when i try to use the "Location" header, this doesn't work.
> For example, i have a CGI script which after doing all the
> necessary processing does something like::
> printf("Location: target=main\n\n");
> The index.html gets displayed in the calling frame itself,
> it never gets to the target window. It kind of ignores
> the target directive. I have even tried using the reserved
> words for the frames, like "_parent"; but of no avail.
> What am i doing wrong ? How can i achieve the desired effect ?
> Please reply directly to:
> as i am not on the mailing list.
> Thanks.
> Shan
>-- End of excerpt from Shan (admin)

As far as I know, You have to put the target tag into the HTML-Page
which starts the cgi-Script.
<FORM ACTION=.... target=main>

Yours, Markus

Markus Veittes
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