Wrox Programmer Forums

Need to download code?

View our list of code downloads.

Go Back   Wrox Programmer Forums > ASP.NET and ASP > ASP 3 Classic ASP Active Server Pages 3.0 > Classic ASP Basics
Password Reminder
Register | FAQ | Members List | Calendar | Search | Today's Posts | Mark Forums Read
Classic ASP Basics For beginner programmers starting with "classic" ASP 3, pre-".NET." NOT for ASP.NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the Classic ASP Basics section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of tens of thousands of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. As a guest, you can read any forum posting. By joining today you can post your own programming questions, respond to other developers’ questions, and eliminate the ads that are displayed to guests. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free .
DRM-free e-books 300x50
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old April 16th, 2008, 05:55 PM
Friend of Wrox
Points: 6,664, Level: 34
Points: 6,664, Level: 34 Points: 6,664, Level: 34 Points: 6,664, Level: 34
Activity: 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Posts: 1,870
Thanks: 12
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Send a message via AIM to mat41
Default Anchor tag visited CSS related question

Appologies for this cross post:


However after 6 days in the correct area of the forum its seems no CSS members choose to assist. After further trial and error I am wondering if this is even possible??? Its seems so simple, anyhow the post is:

How can I enforce a visited link style on an anchor tag which opens a new window? This anchor tag looks like:

<a href="#" onclick="..." class="visLink">myTxt</a>

In my .css file I have:

a.visLink {FONT-FAMILY:verdana,ARIAL,helvetica,palatino,sans-serif;FONT-SIZE: 11px;color:#001271 ;font-weight:medium; text-decoration: none}
a:hover.visLink {color: #FFA500; text-decoration: none;}
a.visited.visLink {color: #999999; text-decoration: none;}

Trial an error has told me if there is not a page referenced in the 'href' part of the anchor tag the active ('a.visLink') style addopts the visited ('a.visited.visLink') style.

Very strange...Any ways around this? My objective is to make a visited link style stick inside the above anchor tag


Wind is your friend
Wind is your friend
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anchor Tag kapilmirchi ASP.NET 1.0 and 1.1 Basics 2 November 18th, 2008 05:57 AM
Want to pass value at href in anchor tag on xslt Abhinavnaresh XSLT 4 February 21st, 2008 04:32 AM
place anchor tag around bgImage inside cell?? mat41 HTML Code Clinic 4 January 26th, 2006 07:42 AM
Problem with input type image With Anchor tag vinkumrect Javascript How-To 1 July 21st, 2005 08:59 AM
Javascript in Anchor Tag jamara JSP Basics 1 May 30th, 2005 01:00 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.