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<FRAMESET>...</FRAMESET>
Starts and ends a frame set. Replaces the body part of a normal web page.
FRAMEBORDER="..."
FRAMESCPACING="..."
BORDER="..."
Three attributes to be used to make the borders disappear in all browsers, must all be set to zero in that case.
ROWS="..."
Sets the number and size of frames horizontally. Sizes are specified with (a sequence of) numbers (pixels), percentages, or asterisks. The latter claiming all remaining space.
COLS="..."
Same as ROWS, only vertically.

<FRAME>
Defines individual frames in the frame set. Must be inside the frameset tags.
SRC="..."
Defines the web page to be loaded into the frame. Needs to be a valid URL.
NAME="..."
Sets the name for the frame, allowing it to be adressed with a TARGET attribute in a hyperlink.
NORESIZE
Prevents the frame from being resized by the user.
MARGINHEIGHT="..."
Sets the space between the page contents and the frame border vertically. Set to zero to reclaim space and connect adjoining frames.
MARGINWIDTH="..."
Same, only horizontally.

<NOFRAMES>...</NOFRAMES>
Holds an alternative page for browsers that cannot show frames. Must be inside the frameset tags.

TARGET="..."
Attribute to be used in a hyperlink in a framed page. Enables the link to show the linked page in another frame, defined with a NAME. There are some reserved names, reckognized by the underscore.
<A HREF="page.html" TARGET="name">page</A>.
_blank shows the linked page in a new browser window
_self shows the linked page in the same frame the link is in
_parent shows the link in the parent page or frameset
_top shows the link in the full browser window
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