[thelist] rollover behaviour

Mark Kennedy mark at eurogamer.net
Tue Feb 10 06:07:10 CST 2004

You could suppress the default click behaviour with a 'return false' after you
onclick code


<a href="" onclick="history.back( 1 ); return false;">&lt;back</a>


On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 john at johnallsopp.co.uk wrote:

>I'm trying to implement a text '<back' link from a glossary page, which
>takes the viewer back to the previous page.
>This works: <a onClick="history.back(1);" class="dlink">&lt;back</a> but
>the text doesn't rollover properly in IE6 (it does in Moz).
>If I put in an 'href=""' it rolls-over properly but it takes the reader
>back to the home page.
>I want the right behaviour, plus a rollover.
>I'm trying to do it without passing the previous page name.
>The relevant CSS is, I think:
>a:link {color: rgb(193, 30, 0);}
>a:visited {color: rgb(76, 53, 99);}
>a:hover {background-color: rgb(193, 30, 0);
>	color: rgb(247, 245, 161);}
>.dlink, .dlink a, .dlink a:link, .dlink a:visited	{
>	text-decoration: underline;
>	}
>(I had to force underline because it wasn't underlining).
>Any helpful hints anyone?
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