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From: "Sherri Souleyrette Hall" <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Open New Page
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 20:59:17 -0400
I think I have what you're looking for coded in the Hart County, KY archives
file at http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ky/hart/polstonmem.html While not
true thumbnails, the photos are smaller than usual, and I have them opening
to larger size photos.
First, to get the photo to open up to a larger photo, I recommend having 2
files saved and uploaded for each photo. One will be the "thumbnail" size,
and the other the larger one. The code would look like this (remember to
remove the leading "." when copying the code):
<.a href="testphotoa.jpg"><.img src="testphoto.jpg"><./a> Where
testphotoa.jpg is the large image, and testphoto.jpg is the smaller size
To make the larger photo open in a new window, the code would be <.a
href="testphotoa.jpg" target="_blank"><.img src="testphoto.jpg"><./a> To
return to the thumbnails, all the visitor would have to do is to close the
new window that opened for the large image.
You will definitely want to have both photos approximately the size that you
want displayed so that they will load faster.
Hope this helps.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Claire Seglem" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 8:05 PM
Subject: [FreeHelp] Open New Page
> Hi Gang......
> Simple (for you, difficult for me) question. I want to open a new
> window form the html thumbnail photo so one only has to close window to
> return to thumbs page. I THINK below is an example of the html which does
> NOT open a new page but just goes 'forward' and you have to do the 'back'
> think to get from whence you came. Using the below example, could someone
> tell me how (in simple terms) to open the new window with the larger
> I've read prior posting but either it's too late in the day for me to
> understand or I'm getting (more) seinile. I know a "blank" statement goes
> in there somewhere, but ....... duh.
> Uh...... this could be the window that opens FROM the thumnail page.
> "<p alignwidth
> Claire, still fumbling around BUT persistant
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