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Re: Off topic; Re: Dropdown Menu Trouble

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 20:22:58 -0800
Message-Id: <v0422080fb4cfd4cb901e@[63.193.119.97]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 03:51p -0500 02/15/00, Nir Dagan didst inscribe upon an electronic papyrus:
>
>3. Both frames and drop down menus of links
>reduce usability. Use a normal site with
>normal links.

The menu would be OK if it used server-side scripting. My first Perl 
script was to create exactly that. A simple version of it is 
available on my web site 
<http://www.natural-innovations.com/boo/ftp.html#popcat>. To make it 
work with frames is as simple as adding TARGET="frame-name" to the 
<FORM> tag. See the bottom of that page for how I use it myself (I 
don't use frames).

-Walter


>At 11:54 AM 2/15/00 -0800, John Bergsing wrote:
>  >I'm trying to create a dropdown menu for navigational purposes within a
>  >frames site. The menu is located on my contents page and I want it to
>  >open the different pages in the "main" frame. (It's self explanitory
>  >when you see the site...) Here is the URL:
>  >
>  >http://home.inreach.com/jaberg66/
>  >
>  >What am I doing wrong?
>  >
>  >Thanks, John
Received on Tuesday, 15 February 2000 23:24:17 GMT

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