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Set browser window size and position via URL parameters
Authored by: Neville Hillyer on Apr 24, '09 04:38:21AM
I particularly like the various bookmark bar suggestions and am considering if this is the way I will go in future. However my main concern is finding a browser (not server) fix for pages such as http://links.open.ac.uk/.

In common with many links pages it uses <base target="_blank"> which has worked well for about 10 years. I would prefer not to change it until I convert to HTML 5.

Unfortunately once JavaScript has been used to alter window size or position most/all browsers stop inheriting size/position for target links. Try hitting a link on the page after using one of the JavaScript methods described here.

Safari appears to use window parameters from an earlier 'session'. Other browsers do other silly things.

I would appreciate it if somebody could point me to a browser JavaScript fix for this.

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Set browser window size and position via URL parameters
Authored by: Neville Hillyer on Apr 24, '09 05:59:13AM

This appears not to be problem with Mozilla browsers but Safari and iCab are badly affected.



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Set browser window size and position via URL parameters
Authored by: Neville Hillyer on Apr 25, '09 03:00:59AM
I have reported the 'target' link issue as a WebKit bug at:

https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25392


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