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*Lone, Peter
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Help With Hyperlinks!

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12-19-2002 11:49 PM
Does anyone know how to fix the following:

In Express when selecting a hyperlink, it always opens a new window for the
target content. I want it to direct to a page in the same window that the
drawing is in. The same DWF works just fine in Whip! and VVE. In AutoCAD
2002, there doesn't seem to be a way to specify that the link should have a
"target" of "_self". It always assumes "_new" and there doesn't seem to be
a way to change the target. As this is defined as part of the hyperlink
definition in the DWF, there is seemingly no way that I can account for this
in the HTML page.

Would would Express do this when Whip and VVE do not? Has anyone else had
this problem?? Is there a workaround that I am simply missing???

This is especially frustrating because I am *very* close to being able to
support Express. This is the last issue and the only one that I have not
been able to account for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

TIA,

:smileytongue:ete
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joneschester
Posts: 50
Registered: ‎06-08-2003
Message 2 of 7 (105 Views)

Re: Help With Hyperlinks!

12-19-2002 11:57 PM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
I have exactly the same problem.

I think Express is great, but without proper hyperlink support it's useless to me.
*Gupta, Subu
Message 3 of 7 (105 Views)

Re: Help With Hyperlinks!

12-20-2002 02:15 AM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
This is a known issue. We have quite a few issues around hyperlinks all of
which are being addressed for the next release of AEV. We are planning to
get the next release out rather quickly.

"Peter Lone" wrote in message
news:6BDABF24BB3763536656BC6939AA7039@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Does anyone know how to fix the following:
>
> In Express when selecting a hyperlink, it always opens a new window for
the
> target content. I want it to direct to a page in the same window that the
> drawing is in. The same DWF works just fine in Whip! and VVE. In AutoCAD
> 2002, there doesn't seem to be a way to specify that the link should have
a
> "target" of "_self". It always assumes "_new" and there doesn't seem to
be
> a way to change the target. As this is defined as part of the hyperlink
> definition in the DWF, there is seemingly no way that I can account for
this
> in the HTML page.
>
> Would would Express do this when Whip and VVE do not? Has anyone else had
> this problem?? Is there a workaround that I am simply missing???
>
> This is especially frustrating because I am *very* close to being able to
> support Express. This is the last issue and the only one that I have not
> been able to account for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> TIA,
>
> :smileytongue:ete
>
>
*Lone, Peter
Message 4 of 7 (105 Views)

Re:

12-20-2002 04:00 AM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
Thanks, Subu. Have a great holiday.

:smileytongue:

"Subu Gupta" wrote in message
news:7E943F740F07714CECD15BDCC8C34B90@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> This is a known issue. We have quite a few issues around hyperlinks all of
> which are being addressed for the next release of AEV. We are planning to
> get the next release out rather quickly.
>
> "Peter Lone" wrote in message
> news:6BDABF24BB3763536656BC6939AA7039@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Does anyone know how to fix the following:
> >
> > In Express when selecting a hyperlink, it always opens a new window for
> the
> > target content. I want it to direct to a page in the same window that
the
> > drawing is in. The same DWF works just fine in Whip! and VVE. In
AutoCAD
> > 2002, there doesn't seem to be a way to specify that the link should
have
> a
> > "target" of "_self". It always assumes "_new" and there doesn't seem to
> be
> > a way to change the target. As this is defined as part of the hyperlink
> > definition in the DWF, there is seemingly no way that I can account for
> this
> > in the HTML page.
> >
> > Would would Express do this when Whip and VVE do not? Has anyone else
had
> > this problem?? Is there a workaround that I am simply missing???
> >
> > This is especially frustrating because I am *very* close to being able
to
> > support Express. This is the last issue and the only one that I have
not
> > been able to account for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > TIA,
> >
> > :smileytongue:ete
> >
> >
>
>
*Zach
Message 5 of 7 (105 Views)

Re:

12-23-2002 05:41 AM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
Are we talking the next month on the next release or can you comment?

Subu Gupta wrote in message
news:7E943F740F07714CECD15BDCC8C34B90@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> This is a known issue. We have quite a few issues around hyperlinks all of
> which are being addressed for the next release of AEV. We are planning to
> get the next release out rather quickly.
>
> "Peter Lone" wrote in message
> news:6BDABF24BB3763536656BC6939AA7039@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Does anyone know how to fix the following:
> >
> > In Express when selecting a hyperlink, it always opens a new window for
> the
> > target content. I want it to direct to a page in the same window that
the
> > drawing is in. The same DWF works just fine in Whip! and VVE. In
AutoCAD
> > 2002, there doesn't seem to be a way to specify that the link should
have
> a
> > "target" of "_self". It always assumes "_new" and there doesn't seem to
> be
> > a way to change the target. As this is defined as part of the hyperlink
> > definition in the DWF, there is seemingly no way that I can account for
> this
> > in the HTML page.
> >
> > Would would Express do this when Whip and VVE do not? Has anyone else
had
> > this problem?? Is there a workaround that I am simply missing???
> >
> > This is especially frustrating because I am *very* close to being able
to
> > support Express. This is the last issue and the only one that I have
not
> > been able to account for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > TIA,
> >
> > :smileytongue:ete
> >
> >
>
>
*ML
Message 6 of 7 (105 Views)

Re:

12-23-2002 10:33 PM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
If anyone has a timeline on the release it would be appreciated. We are
looking at moving from WHIP but want to make sure this hyperlink issue is
resolved first.

"Zach" wrote in message
news:smileyvery-happy:1840F5F9FD71C7DB7EA8F7242CFEBF7@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Are we talking the next month on the next release or can you comment?
>
> Subu Gupta wrote in message
> news:7E943F740F07714CECD15BDCC8C34B90@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > This is a known issue. We have quite a few issues around hyperlinks all
of
> > which are being addressed for the next release of AEV. We are planning
to
> > get the next release out rather quickly.
> >
> > "Peter Lone" wrote in message
> > news:6BDABF24BB3763536656BC6939AA7039@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > Does anyone know how to fix the following:
> > >
> > > In Express when selecting a hyperlink, it always opens a new window
for
> > the
> > > target content. I want it to direct to a page in the same window that
> the
> > > drawing is in. The same DWF works just fine in Whip! and VVE. In
> AutoCAD
> > > 2002, there doesn't seem to be a way to specify that the link should
> have
> > a
> > > "target" of "_self". It always assumes "_new" and there doesn't seem
to
> > be
> > > a way to change the target. As this is defined as part of the
hyperlink
> > > definition in the DWF, there is seemingly no way that I can account
for
> > this
> > > in the HTML page.
> > >
> > > Would would Express do this when Whip and VVE do not? Has anyone else
> had
> > > this problem?? Is there a workaround that I am simply missing???
> > >
> > > This is especially frustrating because I am *very* close to being able
> to
> > > support Express. This is the last issue and the only one that I have
> not
> > > been able to account for. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > TIA,
> > >
> > > :smileytongue:ete
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
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pendean
Posts: 21,889
Registered: ‎11-06-2003
Message 7 of 7 (105 Views)

Re:

12-24-2002 07:36 AM in reply to: *Lone, Peter
They are working real hard to get something out in the next month or two: they cannot give you a timeline until the issues at hand are addressed and tested.
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