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DOM HTML --- Retriving .src? .target?

Kevin Cornwell
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Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 34
I have 3 frames. Frame 1 changes the main frame 2 content with a ".target" method. How do I read the NEW src/target(?) of the main frame from frame 3?

"parent.document.getElementById('main').src" returns my default value (the main frame src=splash.htm) no matter what is actually loaded in the main frame.

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Yuriy Zilbergleyt
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Joined: Dec 13, 2004
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have you tried window.parent.frames["main"].location.href or window.parent.frames["main"].document.location.href?

I don't remember whether the frame's name must be "main" in order for the to work, or if the id is enough.

Kevin Cornwell
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you nailed it.
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