Re: Frames - can they be shut down?

Stuart Harris (sirrah@cg57.esnet.com)
Sat, 16 Mar 1996 08:58:09 -0800 (PST)


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From: sirrah@cg57.esnet.com (Stuart Harris)
Subject: Re: Frames - can they be shut down?
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 08:58:09 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <314B31DA.7B0D@clinet.fi> from "Heikki Vesalainen" at Mar 16, 96 01:25:46 pm

> I have found one way to close frames, but I don't think it's ment to be 
> done like this:
> <A HREF="asdfasdf" target="_top"> 
> This closes all frames when the viewer moves to "asdfasdf".
> 
Our practice for "shutting down a frame" is to offer the user a 
self-referential hyperlink targeted to the top frame level:

  Bring this page to <A HREF="thispage.html" TARGET="_top">full frame.</A>

The Back button (on Netscape) restores the previous framery.

Stu Harris
BEACH MEDIA