Rob,

You do not actually have to use the onLoad.  After the </BODY> tag put the
javascript.  It will automatically execute at the end of the load.

Example:

</body>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!--
  showMessage();
//-->
</SCRIPT>
</html>

Schadd Gray
Damon Technologies, Inc.
www.damontech.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rob Dixon" <rob.dixon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries" <web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 1:56 AM
Subject: Re: [WEB400] Javascript - Onload problem


> Brad
>
> Many thanks for your help.
>
> What you suggest is what I would like to achieve.  I have done the
> switch setting part, but, without using "onLoad" as part of the <BODY>
> tag, which I cannot do, how do I get the popup to display before a user
> has touched the mouse?
>
> Best wishes
>
> Rob
>
> Brad Stone wrote:
>
> >Not sure I quite understand what you mean, but you could do
> >one of a few things...
> >
> >On the onMouseOvers (or whatever you're using to show
> >popups over anchors) that you're using call a function that
> >checks to see if this is the first mouseover for this web
> >page (obviously setting it to false when loaded.)  If
> >false, display the text, change your text and set to false.
> >
> >Like I said, I don't quite understand what you mean, but
> >this should give you some ideas.
> >
> >On Sun, 29 Feb 2004 09:07:03 +0000
> > Rob Dixon <rob.dixon@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I am using Javascript to display popups when a user moves
> >>the mouse pointer over a link.  The popups contain
> >>instructions telling the user what options he has and
> >>will vary with the type of link. This works without any
> >>problem. I would like the popup to be displayed with
> >>different text when the page is first loaded.  The
> >>problem is that part of my page is generated by WSG and I
> >>cannot put an "onload" in the <BODY> tag - only after it.
> >> I generate most of the HTML & JS after the <BODY> tag.
> >>
> >>If I save the generated HTML and insert the unload after
> >>BODY, it works fine, so what I need is to find another
> >>way of getting the onload to fire.
> >>
> >>Has anyone any idea whether I can put the unload
> >>somewhere else or have any suggestions for another way of
> >>getting a popup to appear when the page is first loaded.
> >>
> >>I have searched Google and many books without success.
> >>
> >>Many thanks
> >>
> >>
> >>Rob Dixon
> >>
> >>
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> >
> >Bradley V. Stone
> >BVS.Tools
> >www.bvstools.com
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