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    How Can I Open a Link in a New Window in XHTML- Strict?

    How can I get around the prohibited use of
    target="_blank" in XHTML-Strict, and open a
    link in a new window?

    Can I add an entry such as:
    a.blank{ ___ }
    to my stylesheet and then use
    <a class="blank" href=... etc... >Link Text</a>?
    If so, what goes into the stylesheet entry?

    wewain
    10/13/2002

    Update 10/16/2002:
    I was offered the following method:

    <a href="newpage.html" onclick="window.open(this.html); return false;">new page</a>

    It works, and it passes the W3C "XHTML-Strict" Test .
    Last edited by wewain; 10-17-2002 at 04:36 AM.


 

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