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How can I DISABLE frames and force the display to render on ONE page - NO frames

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How can I DISABLE frames and force the display to render on ONE page - NO frames

FireFox 3, Win XP SP3 A bookmarks frames won't close to display one page. There is no option I can find to force FireFox to discard frame information and display sites in ONE window.

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Re: How can I DISABLE frames and force the display to render on ONE page - NO frames

I'm not sure what you mean with this.

If you've bookmarked a page that consists of several frames then it may not be possible to bookmark only one frame.

  • Right-click : This Frame > Bookmark This Frame

You can check that you aren't opening a bookmark in the sidebar.

Opening in the sidebar is the default for bookmarks that are created via a link or button on a website.
You can check the Properties of a bookmark via the right-click context menu in the sidebar (Ctrl+B; Cmd+B on Mac).
In the Bookmarks Manager (Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks) you can click the More button in the Details pane at the bottom right.
Make sure that "Load this bookmark in the sidebar" is not selected.

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Re: How can I DISABLE frames and force the display to render on ONE page - NO frames

I'm not sure what you mean with this.

If you've bookmarked a page that consists of several frames then it may not be possible to bookmark only one frame.

  • Right-click : This Frame > Bookmark This Frame

You can check that you aren't opening a bookmark in the sidebar.

Opening in the sidebar is the default for bookmarks that are created via a link or button on a website.
You can check the Properties of a bookmark via the right-click context menu in the sidebar (Ctrl+B; Cmd+B on Mac).
In the Bookmarks Manager (Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks) you can click the More button in the Details pane at the bottom right.
Make sure that "Load this bookmark in the sidebar" is not selected.

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Re: How can I DISABLE frames and force the display to render on ONE page - NO frames

Thank you. The problem was as you surmised. Bookmarked URL's were loading in the side bar and not in the main window. I hate frames but they are with us unfortunately.