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View Full Version : having trouble making my slideshow slide linkable to new page



Silkie
01-14-2007, 03:53 AM
Hello,

I normally don't use alot of javascripts on my sites but I am in need of a slideshow and it seemed the way to go. since I rarely use it I most often grab a freebie when I need one and that last time that happened was a few years ago.

anyhow, I need a slideshow that has a drop down box, play, stop, previous, next, zoom in and zoom out buttons. I found one from perlscriptsjavascripts.com that works perfectly for that but I also need it so that when you click on the image it takes you to a whole new page. that's where i"m stuck.

I have been searching for an answer all day and I"ve tried several different methods and nothing works. What should logically work is just not responding.


Here's what I "think" should work in this snippet of code:


// path to image/name of image in slide show. this will also preload all images
// each element in the array must be in sequential order starting with zero (0)
SLIDES = new Array();

SLIDES[0] = ["http://www.allcotrailers.com/images/js/04b.jpg", "Featured Equipment"];
SLIDES[1] = ["http://www.allcotrailers.com/images/various4.jpg", "http://www.allcotrailers.com/trailers/bd48.html", "Bottom Dumps"];
SLIDES[2] = ["", "Lightweight Bottom Dumps"];
SLIDES[3] = ["", "Transfers"];
SLIDES[4] = [""];
SLIDES[5] = ["", "End Dump"];


// end required modifications

all I did there was add the URL to where i want it to go but when I do that it stops the drop down menu from working and instead it becomes blank.

If you need me to post the whole code I can but it's heavy enough that I wasn't sure if I should post it in this initial post.

here's the url where you can see the slideshow as it's already set up.

http://www.allcotrailers.com

p.s. I"m just starting this site so there ain't nothing there yet except the basic layout and the drop down box.

thanks in advance.

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Kelli



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