I'm not totally sure what you're trying to do but perhaps you can use
scrollTo() to scroll to the specified element?

http://api.prototypejs.org/dom/element/scrollto/

You'll have to use id instead of name (which is the correct way of using
anchors).

Greetings,
 Johan

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 1:26 PM, Riccardo <riccardo....@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
>    I have a strange problem and I think I need you help. I use
> scriptaculous.js v1.8.3 for a very simple thing, when a user click a
> link a division appear. Easy.
>
>    Now, the division once invisibile contains a very long text with
> couple of link of the form
>
>    <a name="one-name" />
>
>    This links are placed before main chapters of the text, letting
> the user jumo to some point without scrolling. Now, what I' like to do
> is having a list of chapters OUTSIDE from the invisible division, and
> when a user click the link
>
>    1. The division appear
>    2. The browser will get to the internal link
>
>    What i did is a simple javascript
>
> function linkChapter(chapName) {
>
>        Effect.Appear("bookOne", {  duration: 0.15 , afterFinish:function()
> { document.location.href(chapName); } } );
>
> }
>
>    And every link OUTSIDE the invisible division will launch this
> script with the appropriate chapName. Now, this does not work. In a
> wird way.
>
>    - The division appear correctly
>    - The link does not work
>    and
>    - If a click the link when the division is visible (after the
> effet,. with another click) the link works !
>
>    I tried different things, none of them working. Do you think is a
> problem of the DOM not refreshing the new links ? Any help appreciated
>
>    Ricardo
>
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