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Re: window.status and frames

On Thu, 8 Feb 1996, Vahan Yerkanian wrote:

> Today I bumped into strange problem:
> I got page with to frames, one acting as toc and another as content.
> So, thing I wanted that to overlap standart url location in status bar
> at bottom of window with custom messages. the code like
> <A HREF="url" onMouseOver="window.status='message'">url</A>
> works on non-frame page and fails on multi-frame one.

It shouldn't work at all the way the code appears above. The line should 

<a href="url" onmouseover="window.status='message'; return true">url</a>

That always seems to work for me, with or without frames.