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Re: Closing mulitple windows

At 3:17 AM 2/28/96, Olaf Walkowiak wrote:
>Hi once again,
>Devon Lazarus wrote:
>> Pat McCarty wrote:
>> >I am creating online help which, when loaded, opens a
>> >new window without toolbars, menubar, etc., and then destroys the main
>> >NS window beneath it.
>> i have been experimenting with this and have stumbled upon some problems
>> that you may or may not have experienced. first, the history array is
>> destroyed the minute you window.close() the original window. how do your
>> users get back to the page that refereed them to it? second, destroying the
>Thats quite easy!! You only have to save it before in a cookie....

great idea. i haven't begun to explore this area yet but it makes sense.

>> toolbars, directory buttons, and location also destroys the menubar on PCs
>> and UNIX boxes. how then do your clients reload, open a new url etc.
>Using the menu??? Or maybe (even better, supply an "out" button or link..

that solution still doesn't take care of users who want to reload, use
thier bookmarks, history, view source, etc. next solution?

>> serious navigation problems are arising. i have of course given in to the
>> idea that i have to create a javascript-based navigation interface but i am
>> wondering if anyone else has other solutions for this problem.


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