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Re: Semantics of Frames Predefined Targets

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 09:52:11 +0200
Message-ID: <42FC552B.8040401@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

May Haydar wrote:
[target="_parent"]

> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN"
>   "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd">
> <HTML>
> <HEAD>
> <TITLE>A simple frameset document</TITLE>
> </HEAD>
> <FRAMESET cols="20%, 80%">
> 
>  <FRAMESET rows="100, 200">
>      <FRAME name="frameA" src="contents_of_frame1.html">
>      <FRAME name="frameB" src="contents_of_frame2.gif">
>  </FRAMESET>
> 
>  <FRAME name="frameC" src="contents_of_frame3.html">
> </FRAMESET>
> </HTML>
> 
> If the page contents_of_frame1.html in FrameA contains a link with 
> target _parent, is the page then displayed in the full window replacing 
> all the 3 frames, or should it be the case that the page is displayed in 
> the frameset area of only frameA and frameB while frameC is still apparent.

There is no "area of only frameA and frameB". Consider your document 
(docA) to be loaded in a frame (frameD) of a frameset in another 
document (docB). Then target _parent in contents_of_frame1.html would be 
the frame where docA is currently in (frameD).

-- 
Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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