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Old September 22nd, 2003, 01:00 AM
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AOA All,
I m thank ful to all ppl at forum coz when ever i faced any problem .. i got solution from this forum ...
i have to web pages suppose a1.html and a2.html .. and i want that when i click on the link of a2.html from a1.html .... the second page a2.html will open in a new window ... and the parent window (a1.html) will close ..
i ll appriciate ur quick response and sample code ..
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Do you mean like this:

a1.html
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Code:
<html>
<head>
<title></title>
</head>
<body>

<a href="a2.html" target="_blank">open a2.html</a>
</body>
</html>
a2.html
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<html>
<head>
<title></title>
</head>
<!-- this javascript closes a1.html, 
but you will be prompted to confirm the closure -->
<body onload="window.opener.close();">
This is a2.html
</body>
</html>
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Thank you very much dear for your response.
i already have checked this method but actually i want all this with out conformation box ... is it possible with out confirmation message(prompt).
Thanks again for your help ...
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You could close the child window (a2.html) without prompt, but not the main window.
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Rather than having the child window close the parent, could the parent close itself when the child is launched?

Use this in a1.html:

<a href="a2.html" onclick="window.opener=self;window.close();">
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Would there be a way to do this without clicking anything?

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<body onload="window.opener=top;window.open('yourpage.ht ml');window.close()">

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Or if you didn't want a new window to open, you could take out the window.open() part.

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is there a way to do it keeping onLoad out of the body tag?

Code:
<!--


    window.onload = function() {

    x=(screen.availWidth-760)/2;
    y=(screen.availHeight-500)/2;
    var choose=window.open('newWin1.html','gp','scrollbars=yes,resizable=no,width=760,height=500,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no, menubar=no,top='+x+',left='+y+',screenY=0,screenX=0');

}
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