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Old March 28th, 2005, 05:44 PM
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Hi,
I'm wondering what is wrong with my code. I've alrady used this function in an other application and it worked fine! The only difference with this new page is that he contents of the IFRAME is a frameset.

How can I have a button on my main page (calling to print the contents of the IFRAME which as stipulated above is a frameset) ?

Once again
Thanks for all your help,

Nancy

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I've never tried to do this. Normally you need to focus on the iframe before calling the print function. I don't know if you can with this scenario.
Code:
var oFrame = window.frames["<iframeNameToPrint>"];
oFrame.focus();
oFrame.print();
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Thanks Joe, But I believe I've already scripted the focus correctly. I worked for a moment ... sort of: It had printed the top frame of the frameset inside that IFRAME. But as you can read, it only did it once :-(

Here's the code:

**************************************

function myprint() {
window.parent.newsletter.focus();
window.print();
}

********************************

.....And the IFRAME containing the Frameset:

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<div id="CONTENT" style="position:relative; width:570px; height:475px; z-index:1; left: 192px; top: 20px;">

<iframe name="newsletter" src="newsletter.htm" width="570px" height="475px"></iframe>

</div>

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Does anyone know how to do this?

Thanks,
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thought I might add the actual frameset (newsletter.htm) code too: Maybe I need to reference each frame, too, somehow?


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<frameset rows="140,*" frameborder="NO" border="0" framespacing="0">
  <frame src="news_header.htm" name="top" scrolling="NO" noresize >
  <frame src="news.htm" name="main" scrolling="Auto">
</frameset>

***************************************


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