"_blank"opens the new document in a new window.
|this code||produces this|
<A HREF="newwindow.html" TARGET="_blank">a new window</A>
|a new window|
This value does not require the use of any frames.
"_blank" is popular in web pages which are devoted to links to "other resources on the net". By opening a new window for each resource, the user has a sense of a "main" page (the list of resources) and "secondary" pages (each individual resource). However, this results in cluttering the computer screen, which may irritate some of your readers.
"_blank"inoperative. See "Open In New Window" Does Not Work in Internet Explorer for the patch. (Note that Microsoft requires you to join their developer network to download the patch. It's free.) Copyright 1997-2002 Idocs Inc. Content in this guide is offered freely to the public under the terms of the Open Content License and the Open Publication License. Contents may be redistributed or republished freely under these terms so long as credit to the original creator and contributors is maintained.