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05-26-2006, 05:15 PM
Is there any way of hiding the scrollbars in a window.

05-26-2006, 05:24 PM
Iíve got a few things on the go right now but YES you can hide the scroll bar.
If you havenít figured it out by the time I get back Iíll show you. God willing of course! :)

05-26-2006, 05:46 PM
It's a really bad idea.
If you don't want scrollbars, limit the size of your page.

the scrollbars are a functionality issue... they serve a purpose. They aren't graphics for you to play with.

That's like disabling the mouse cursor when it's above your page. It doesn't help and just makes things weird.

Maybe you've got a special case, though.

05-26-2006, 05:51 PM
actualy I do have a special case. please tell me how. the only thing I found was the colors. and I tried changing it to the back. color.

05-26-2006, 10:09 PM
Okay, place the following in the <head> section of your page.

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
Author: Eric King
Url: http://redrival.com/eak/index.shtml
This script is free to use as long as this info is left in
Featured on Dynamic Drive script library (http://www.dynamicdrive.com)
var win=null;
function NewWindow(mypage,myname,w,h,scroll,pos){
else if((pos!="center" && pos!="random") || pos==null){LeftPosition=0;TopPosition=20}
settings='width='+w+',height='+h+',top='+TopPosition+',left='+LeftPosition+',scrollbars='+scroll+',location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,toolbar=no,re sizable=no';
// -->

And use the following as your link. (Edit the size of the page and URL)

<a href="http://www.google.com#CLICK HERE" onclick="NewWindow(this.href,'','1024','600','yes','top');return false" onfocus="this.blur()">Click Here</a>

Hope that's what you're looking for.

05-27-2006, 05:52 AM
Or, a much more simple way put this:

<a href = "http://www.google.com#CLICK HERE" onclick="window.open(this.href,'mywindow','width=1024;height=600;scrollbars=no');return false;">My Link</a>

05-27-2006, 06:01 AM
Doesn't seem to work using Mozilla or Safari. Used that text directly, didn't change much... maybe there's something that I needed to customize.

Also, that's for a popup.

I believe the question is to change the current window (or set it in the first place.)

This would probably be more of a CSS question than javascript, though I'm not sure.

Also, from what I know JS can only close a window it opened. In the same sense, I doubt that you can change the properties of a window that the js didn't open.
Might be wrong, though, but I've heard of this, or at least very similar situations in which it's been said to be a security issue, and disabled.... I bet it's the same here.

However, if you're talking about frames (as some of your other threads have hinted), I believe that you can specify scrolling:no, in the css for that frame... but.. that may be wrong syntax... I've just seen it in passing.

And... what is your "special case" that causes you to need to change how browsers work?
No matter what you're doing, the visitor should still be able to scroll the page... that's kinda the point.
but... maybe you've got a good reason... not saying you don't, but just that generally, it's not a good reason to change how the browser functions.

05-27-2006, 07:04 AM
The best way is to put up a div <div id="mydiv"></div> with styles as follows:

height: 100%;
width: 100%;
overflow: hidden;

and to place all the contents inside the div :

<div id="mydiv">
Some content ...
<some table>
and blah blah blah

and to put some script like this (if you want to scroll) http://dhtmlgoodies.com/scripts/scrollable_div/scrollable_div.html

05-27-2006, 12:26 PM
Or, a much more simple way put this:

<a href = "http://www.google.com#CLICK HERE" onclick="window.open(this.href,'mywindow','width=1024;height=600;scrollbars=no');return false;">My Link</a>

Actually without the rest of the script it doesn't work. At least not in IE.

05-27-2006, 12:45 PM
The spaces around the = sign probably don't help.

05-28-2006, 05:48 AM
Actually without the rest of the script it doesn't work. At least not in IE.

Really? Worked for me

05-28-2006, 07:41 AM
Here's the script:

But only two problems here:

1. It opens in a new window (But same page at least!)
2. You can't go back (Because it's in a new window)

But here it is anyway:


<meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-au">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<title>My Page</title>

<body onbeforeunload="check()" onunload="check()" onload="DisplayInfo();check()">
<font face="Verdana"><font size="6">My Page</font>

function getCookieVal (offset) {
var endstr = document.cookie.indexOf (";", offset);
if (endstr == -1)
endstr = document.cookie.length;
return unescape(document.cookie.substring(offset, endstr));
function GetCookie (name) {
var arg = name + "=";
var alen = arg.length;
var clen = document.cookie.length;
var i = 0;
while (i < clen) {
var j = i + alen;
if (document.cookie.substring(i, j) == arg)
return getCookieVal (j);
i = document.cookie.indexOf(" ", i) + 1;
if (i == 0)
return null;
function SetCookie (name, value) {
var argv = SetCookie.arguments;
var argc = SetCookie.arguments.length;
var expires = (2 < argc) ? argv[2] : null;
var path = (3 < argc) ? argv[3] : null;
var domain = (4 < argc) ? argv[4] : null;
var secure = (5 < argc) ? argv[5] : false;
document.cookie = name + "=" + escape (value) +
((expires == null) ? "" : ("; expires=" + expires.toGMTString())) +
((path == null) ? "" : ("; path=" + path)) +
((domain == null) ? "" : ("; domain=" + domain)) +
((secure == true) ? "; secure" : "");
function DisplayInfo() {
var expdate = new Date();
var visit;
expdate.setTime(expdate.getTime() + (24 * 60 * 60 * 1000 * 365));
if(!(visit = GetCookie("visit")))
visit = 0;
SetCookie("visit", visit, expdate, "/", null, false);
var message;
if(visit == 1)
resetme = 0
if(visit == 2)
visit = 0
resetme = 1
if(visit == 3)
visit = 0
resetme = 1


function ResetCounts() {
var expdate = new Date();
expdate.setTime(expdate.getTime() + (24 * 60 * 60 * 1000 * 365));
visit = 0;
SetCookie("visit", visit, expdate , "/", null, false);

function load() {

if (newwin) {
setTimeout("window.opener = self;window.close()",1000)

else {
alert("Something's wrong! You need to disable your pop-up blocker before continuing!")
return false;

var resetme = 0

function check() {

if (resetme==0) {

if (resetme==1) {


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05-28-2006, 12:06 PM

05-28-2006, 11:39 PM
Sorry... Not using Dreamweaver!

05-28-2006, 11:42 PM
All the more reason to write decent code :)