Re: Blocking floating ads

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Zygon Curry, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. Zygon Curry

    Zygon Curry Guest

    On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 10:39:42 +0000, Ralph Fox <> wrote:

    >On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 03:43:36 -0400, in message <>,
    >FoxWolfie Galen wrote:
    >
    >> How can I block floating ads, such as what appears on this eBay item page?
    >>
    >> http://cgi.ebay.com/POOH-BEAR-Denim...6QQihZ010QQcategoryZ11601QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    >
    >
    >The following worked on that page, here...
    >
    > Create a bookmarklet with the following 'Location' property
    > javascript:{a=document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";};n=top.frames.length;if(n){for(i=0;i<n;++i){a=top.frames.document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";}}};void(0);}
    > After that page loads, use this bookmarklet on that page.



    Can you explain in a bit more detail. You lost me at Bookmarklet.
    Thanks :)
     
    Zygon Curry, Jul 9, 2006
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  2. Zygon Curry

    gwtc Guest

    Zygon Curry wrote:
    > On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 10:39:42 +0000, Ralph Fox <> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 03:43:36 -0400, in message <>,
    >>FoxWolfie Galen wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>>How can I block floating ads, such as what appears on this eBay item page?
    >>>
    >>>http://cgi.ebay.com/POOH-BEAR-Denim...6QQihZ010QQcategoryZ11601QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    >>
    >>
    >>The following worked on that page, here...
    >>
    >> Create a bookmarklet with the following 'Location' property
    >> javascript:{a=document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";};n=top.frames.length;if(n){for(i=0;i<n;++i){a=top.frames.document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";}}};void(0);}
    >> After that page loads, use this bookmarklet on that page.

    >
    >
    >
    > Can you explain in a bit more detail. You lost me at Bookmarklet.
    > Thanks :)

    create a bookmark out of the script listed above. Then go to the ebay
    site and see the floating bear. To get rid of that, click on the
    bookmark, and poof, the bear vanishes

    --
    You Know You're Getting Even Older When . . . your idea of a night out
    is sitting on the patio.
     
    gwtc, Jul 9, 2006
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  3. Zygon Curry

    gwtc Guest

    Zygon Curry wrote:
    > On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 10:39:42 +0000, Ralph Fox <> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 03:43:36 -0400, in message <>,
    >>FoxWolfie Galen wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>>How can I block floating ads, such as what appears on this eBay item page?
    >>>
    >>>http://cgi.ebay.com/POOH-BEAR-Denim...6QQihZ010QQcategoryZ11601QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    >>
    >>
    >>The following worked on that page, here...
    >>
    >> Create a bookmarklet with the following 'Location' property
    >> javascript:{a=document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";};n=top.frames.length;if(n){for(i=0;i<n;++i){a=top.frames.document.getElementById("point1");if(a){a.style.display="none";}}};void(0);}
    >> After that page loads, use this bookmarklet on that page.

    >
    >
    >
    > Can you explain in a bit more detail. You lost me at Bookmarklet.
    > Thanks :)

    create a bookmark out of the script listed above. Then go to the ebay
    site and see the floating bear. To get rid of that, click on the
    bookmark, and poof, the bear vanishes

    --
    You Know You're Getting Even Older When . . . your idea of a night out
    is sitting on the patio.
     
    gwtc, Jul 9, 2006
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