[thelist] targeting an iframe with a form

Hans-Fr=?ISO-8859-1?B?6WTp?=ric Fraser hfraser at videotron.ca
Sun Jan 12 00:29:21 CST 2003

On 1/11/03 4:29 PM, "Kelly Hallman" <khallman at wrack.org> wrote:

> Does this work?
> <form action="x.cgi" method="post" target="iframe"></form>
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2003, Hans-Frédéric Fraser wrote:
nope but i did this and that works
myNewWindow.document.forms[0].target = 'myFrame';

see the window is created from scatch and takes it's html from a div with a

and innerHTML (dont ask me why) does not take the attribute target and
removes it entirely!

here is an example of what i am doing

<span id="myForm">
    <form name="editFold"  target="favFrame" method="get" action="fav.php">
        some elements ...


the output is!
<form name="editFold" method="get" action="fav.php">
     some elements ...

as you can see the target attribute is removed!

after setting the body of my window to:
myNewWindow.document.body.innerHTML =

i do!
myNewWindow.document.forms[0].target = 'myFrame';

and that works no problem !

now my problem is getting the window to close as soon as i submit the

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