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May 29, 2004, 03:48 #1
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Menu Item Text That Remains color when Frame is active
Hello, and thank you for your help. I have programmed a new website, and I cannot figure out now to do this.
I have a simple page, that is two frames, the left being the menuFrame, and the right being the mainFrame.
I have a simple list of menu items in the leftFrame
I have a link state, a hover state and link a: text that works,
but what I want is that when the user clicks on, for example "FILMS",
the text remains a darker color just when they are viewing that particular frame.
I dont want to use a visited link,
i just need this for navigation, that the person knows which frame they are on.
I see this all over the web, look at the source, and I cannot seem to find it!
Please help me. My deadline is Tuesday, and I am really sick of trying to figure this out. I thank you in advance for your time.
May 29, 2004, 06:02 #2
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This is usually easily accomplished without frames by having the page that you linked to having the appropriate link styled accordingly. Because the menu is on every page you just style the appropriate link for that page.
Most sites don't use frames anymore and I would advise against them unless you have good reason. (Do a search on google and you can read the pros and cons yourself.)
As your menuframe doesn't change to a new page then your css won't be able to change anything except the visited state which is not quite the same.