DBear and All. This thread has been a great help and I have successfully used your provided syntax:
<a href="#" onclick="HYPE.documents['index'].startTimelineNamed('calendar', HYPE.documents['index'].kDirectionForward)"> calendar</a>
What would be the syntax if I wish to affect two timelines with the same URL click? Let's say, the other timeline is 'work' and I'd like to integrate this syntax:
Tried many combinations, none worked.