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Internet Explorer 5.5 may reload a page instead of scrolling when you click an anchor that targets a different frame. For example, assume that you have a Web page that contains two frames: an upper frame and a lower frame. The upper frame contains several hyperlinks that point to the anchors in the lower frame. When you click the hyperlinks in the upper frame, the lower frame is reloaded instead of being scrolled (as in earlier versions of Internet Explorer). If the lower frame captures the "onload" event to perform initialization, the problem is magnified.
To work around this behavior, the Web page author can modify the upper frame by replacing the typical hyperlink with "anchor.scrollIntoView". The following sample page demonstrates this method: