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Re: Frames

On Wed, Dec 09, 1998, Michael McNamara wrote:

> Ralf S. Engelschall writes:
>  > On Wed, Dec 09, 1998, Michael McNamara wrote:
>  > 
>  > >   What support is there for frames and the navbar?  I love the
>  > > navbar, it makes adding page n+1 so much easier. In fact it is so
>  > > good, that no support for frames is quite liveable.
>  > > 
>  > >   However, for slow links, I'd like to use frames, to load
>  > > content into a window, keeping the navigation in a separate frame.
>  > >[...]
>  > 
>  > Hmmm... usually when you use a frame, as you said, the navbar is in the frame
>  > which stays permanently on the screen.  Then there is usually no need for a
>  > navbar generation tool like wml::des::navbar. Because the navbar is pure
>  > static and stays inside a _single_ page.  wml::des::navbar is for generating
>  > navbars for _different_ pages where each page needs a slightly different
>  > navbar. So I still don't see the point you address. What is your (syntactical
>  > and semantical) wish for a frame support in wml::des::navbar?
>  > 
> 	I am wondering is if I can get the automatic java script
> changing of navbar gifs from the 'normal' to 'over' to 'selected'
> features, but cause the effect of selecting a menu item be to load a
> url into another frame.

Sorry, a little bit late to ask, but I'm very busy :-(

You mean that one can use wml::des::navbar to create a navbar for a navigation
frame? Hmmm... shouldn't this be just a matter of using <base
target=OtherFrameName> in the navigation frame?

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