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Re: Code for no menu in browser

  • Subject: Re: Code for no menu in browser
  • From: Bill Burke <Bill_member@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 28 Aug 2005 20:27:06 -0700
  • Newsgroups: alt.html
  • Organization: Newsguy News Service [http://newsguy.com]
  • References: <deto4g02fbq@drn.newsguy.com> <f9uQe.13994$FA3.9477@news-server.bigpond.net.au> <detsu5$2i9a$1@godfrey.mcc.ac.uk>
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It's my own personal web site and I guess that pop-ups is the wrong term.  There
are a few instances where I want another browser to open to display some
genealogy "reports."  Nothing sinister...

Bill Burke

In article <detsu5$2i9a$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Roy Schestowitz says...
>__/ On Monday 29 August 2005 03:11, [rf] wrote : \__
>> Bill Burke wrote:
>>> I would like my "pop-up" browser pages to not have a menu, button bar and
>>> address bar.  I'd also like to be able to define the size of the "pop-up"
>>> browser pages.
>> Does your *viewer* want these things to happen?
>Probably not, which is the reason the OP wants to resize (i.e. make smaller)
>the window and strip off some widgets that hog computer resources. If you
>must know, some browsers or users will not see pop-up windows, will not
>have them resized or will discard your site altogether. Zooming on pictures
>(full size on demand) is the only case where I open a new window and I have
>mixed feeling about it. One of the recent evils of pop-ups is phishing.
>If you have not been discouraged yet, have a look at what Neilsen says,
>quote gently, about pop-ups:
>pop-up purges mean that users close pop-up windoids before they have even
>fully rendered; sometimes with great viciousness (a sort of
>getting-back-at-GeoCities triumph). I don't want to ban pop-ups completely
>since they can sometimes be a productive part of an interface, but I advise
>making sure that there is an alternative way of using the site for users
>who never see the pop-
>To refer to your question more directly, different browsers have different
>structures, menus (some may have none) etc. so any solution you will find
>will be a hack and will lock your site to one particlar browser or a mere
>subset. Where is Jukka Korpela when we need him?

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