Hi all Can I have a fullblown screen i.e. without menubar,titlebar....etc. in the parent window itself. Note that I am not talking of opening a child window from the parent. When I enter the url, the window should become full blown regds shiva
What if you use Bill's script to open a child window, then do a self.close() on the parent? Would that be seamless enough? I also noticed that you said you want to "enter" the URL, rather than click on it. In that case, I would think you would call a new window function by putting onLoad="newwindow()" in your BODY tag.
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Connie, what you said will work in some browsers. I know that Netscape won't open something up in full scree mode. It will still put the frame around the page. And one of the two browsers, I am not sure which but I think Netscape, won't let you close the parent Window with a self.close() without giving a security warning. There is no way around it either. So while what you are saying would be great, it doesn't always work. Bill
And just think how much your users would despise you for making it impossible to figure out how to shut down their browser. They would be flocking back to your site sooooo fast. Why does everyone want to make the life of the poor person browsing the web so difficult?
Another problem I've run into is that <BODY onLoad()...> doesn't seem to work in NetScape6. And Yes, MSIE will give you a dialog box if you try to close the parent window from a child. I agree about being careful with adding too many windows. That being said, I use small pop-up windows a lot in our Subscription Service. They ease navigation and allow you to compare items side by side. In general, they are really handy for experienced users. And as always, Thomas is right... users have a hard enough time with easy to navigate sites, I don't understand why so many web designers want to make it HARDER for people to use the Internet. Ruyard... is that R-oo-yard or R-uh-yard? Couldn't afford the 'D'? ------------------ I'm a soldier in the NetScape Wars... Joel
Wait a minute, I'm trying to think of something clever to say...<p>Joel