Re: aPossible to Make A "Dummy" Anchor Tag **without** Jumping Back Up???

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Subject: Re: aPossible to Make A "Dummy" Anchor Tag **without** Jumping Back Up???
Posted by:  Herbert Blenner (a1eah…@verizon.net)
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008

On May 1, 7:16=A0pm, Prisoner at War <prisoner_at_.…@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi, People,
>
> Is it possible to have an "empty" or "dummy" <a href> ***without***
> the browser jumping back up the page??
>
> I have a hyperlink that doesn't point to another document, but is used
> to call forth a modal window onClick (or is there another way, without
> text or image links, of calling forth JavaScript on user activity??).
> I would like to spare my visitors the inconvenience and visually
> jarring effect of getting thrown back up to the top of the page! =A0=3D(

Try using <a href=3D"#" onclick=3D" . . . ;return false">

Herbert

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aPossible to Make A "Dummy" Anchor Tag **without** Jumping Back Up??? posted by Prisoner at War on Thu, 1 May 2008