On my website when running through it on certain windows open up in a new Internet Explorer window. Does anyone know why this happens? It's just like all the other HTMLs on the website.

I appreciate any help. :rolleyes:

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Last Post by DaveSW

In the source code of this page: http://www.bestgraphicsbydesign.com/port.html
There is a target attribute in your image map on the tri-fold brochure.

Open the page in notepad, (open notepad then go file -> open, or right click and open with from the explorer window)

Then delete the bit I've bolded.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">

<html <head>


<body bgcolor="#0033FF" TEXT="white" LINK="white" VLINK="white">
<div align="center"><font face="arial">
<b><a href="index.html">Home</a>
<img src="portfolio.gif" usemap="#portfolio" style="border-style:none">

<map id="portfolio" name="portfolio">
<area shape="rect" alt="" coords="164,143,517,191" href="trifold.html" title="" target="Tri-Fold Brochure" onMouseOver="Tri-Fold Brochure" onMouseOut="Tri-Fold Brochure" onClick="Tri-Fold Brochure" />

<area shape="rect" alt="Business Cards" coords="168,58,483,105" href="buscard.html" title="Business Cards" onMouseOver="Business Cards" onMouseOut="Business Cards" onClick="Business Cards" />

<area shape="rect" alt="Marketing Brochure" coords="167,105,532,139" href="slide1.html" title="Marketing Brochure" onMouseOver="Marketing Brochure" onMouseOut="Marketing Brochure" onClick="Marketing Brochure" />

<area shape="rect" alt="Knights of Columbus" coords="164,191,517,231" href="kofc.html" title="Knights of Columbus" onMouseOver="Knights of Columbus" onMouseOut="Knights of Columbus" onClick="Knights of Columbus" />
<area shape="default" nohref="nohref" alt="" />


Alternatively you could open it with whatever you used to create the file, and delete whatever is in the target attribute from there.

The target attribute is used with framests, to open a link in another frame.

Are there any other specific links that you have a problem with?


Taking the last few lines of your page:

<map id="buscardtj" name="buscardtj">
<area shape="rect" alt="" coords="1,5,223,359" href="tjs.htm" title="" target="TJ's Business Card" onMouseOver="TJ's Business Card" onMouseOut="TJ's Business Card" onClick="TJ's Business Card" />
<area shape="default" nohref="nohref" alt="" />

There's a target in there!

Can I suggest using ordinary hyperlinks instead of image maps?

Just replace

<map id="buscardtj" name="buscardtj">
<area shape="rect" alt="" coords="1,5,223,359" href="tjs.htm" title="" [b]target="TJ's Business Card"[/b] onMouseOver="TJ's Business Card" onMouseOut="TJ's Business Card" onClick="TJ's Business Card" />
<area shape="default" nohref="nohref" alt="" />


<td align="center"><img src="buscardtj.gif" height="362" width="225" usemap="#buscardtj" style="border-style:none"></td>


<td align="center"><a href="tjs.htm"><img src="buscardtj.gif" height="362" width="225" alt="tj's business card" style="border:none"></a></td>

It's shorter to code, and easier to see what's wrong with it.

Also you could replace the style tag in each one with a single declaration in your head section.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<title>Business Cards</title>
<style type="text/css"><!--
body { background: #0033ff; color: #ffffff; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 125%; text-align: center; }
h1 { font-size: 150% }
a { color: white; font-weight: bold; }
a:hover { color: #99ccff; }
td img { border: none; }
td { text-align: center; vertical-align:middle; }
<div><h1>Business Card Design Services</h1>
<a href="index.html">Home</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;
<a  href="port.html">Portfolio</a></div>
<div><i>Click on a business card for a larger view</i></div>

<td><a href="anns.htm"><img src="newbuscard2.jpg" height="203" width="355" alt="Ann's Business Card"></a></td>

<td><a href="freds.htm"><img src="SSLogo2.jpg" height="201" width="302" alt="Fred's Business Card"></a></td>

<td><a href="dads.htm"><img src="aebuscard.jpg" height="203" width="355" alt="John's Business Card"></a></td>

<td><a href="tjs.htm"><img src="buscardtj.gif" height="362" width="225" alt="TJ's Business Card"></td>


Yes. You can apply color and other formatting, even within code blocks.

How exactly? I just tried the BB tags and it printed them as they were.

<td>[B]Bold bit in here[/B] </td>

Thank you very much for your support, I really appreciate it.

I used a program called "MapEdit" which is very simple to use but obviously puts targets in there that I don't see, and alos makes the code much longer.

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