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01-17-2004, 03:57 PM
If I have the .js script for openup as an external file (instead of inserting it b/w </head> and <body>), how will I have to replace:

<a href="javascript:openup('http://www.newsite.com/','new')">Link</a>


01-17-2004, 07:20 PM
Shouldn't what you have there work. As long as the openup() function is correct in your external file, you should have no problem with what you are currently using.

01-17-2004, 08:24 PM
I understand.

But how am I going to refer to the external file?

01-17-2004, 10:37 PM
ssskaya can we see your function.

Do you mean how can you access the window that the website is opened up in?


01-18-2004, 02:07 AM
well,.. what I mean is:

I have the external .js file that has the openup script.

As for the .html page, in which I will insert the openup command, I believe what I have above will not be enough since it does not have anything that refers to the external file.

For example, if it was an external date script called date.js, I would refer to it with a script like: <script src="www.mywebsite.com/date.js"></script>

This script would show the path to the external file.

How about this openup function?

01-19-2004, 09:14 AM
As you said, you need to refer to the .js file in your html pages.

<script type="text/javascript" src="pathToJSfile.js"></script>

And then you can call any method or global variables in that js in your html pages.

Just make sure the .js file does not contain <script></script> tags.

01-19-2004, 08:04 PM

this was what I was looking for.


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