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Revision: 2451
at February 20, 2007 21:45 by mountainash

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function relWindow(container, relval, atarget) {
	if (!document.getElementById) return;
	if (!document.getElementsByTagName) return;
	var section = (document.getElementById(container) ? document.getElementById(container) : 'document'); // check if container exists or use the whole document
	if ( !section.getElementsByTagName('a') ) return;
	var links = section.getElementsByTagName('a');
	for (var i = 0; i < links.length; i++) {
		var link = links[i];
		if (link.getAttribute('href') && link.getAttribute('rel') == relval) {
			var re = RegExp(relval, 'gi');
			if ( re.test( link.getAttribute('rel') ) ) {
				link.className = relval; // add a class with the rel value = atarget;
				if ( !link.getAttribute('title') ) {
					link.setAttribute('title', 'link opens in another window');

relWindow('page-holder', 'external', 'outside');

.external { /* set by JavaScript on links with rel="external" */
	padding-right: 12px;
	background: url('external.png') right center no-repeat;

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Initial Description
Based on the linked SitePoint article but with options to limit the container (eg body copy) and set the target. Use '_blank' for a new window for each link. Also adds a class (based on the rel value) for styling. Call the 'relWindow' on window load.

Initial Title
relWindow - New window based on 'rel' attr

Initial Tags
class, window

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