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oopsss ... stucked 2nd time ... i know i'm just good 4 nothing in front of all the members of this forum ... but still i jave a hope that some day i'll learn
now the problem izzzzzz
i've created a page having 3 frames named as topFrame, midFrame, botFrame
now i've defined some functions in all these frames
when i want 2 call a function from botFrame that is defined in topFrame then i write window.top.topFrame.func1() ... it works pretty good
but the same when i call a function from topFrame or midFrame that is defined in botFrame then i write window.bottom.botFrame.func2() ... but this doesn't work ... i dont know Y ... can anybody help me

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window.top refers to either the first declared frame if in a framset or the only window if not. There is no such thing as window.bottom. So if you always use the syntax:
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window.top.<name of frame>.<name of function>();
you should be fine. I believe that is valid on all browsers, if not then an alternative is:
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window.top.frames["<name of frame>"].<name of function>();
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