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Old April 7th, 2005, 03:55 PM
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Default Open modal window and pass back url to parent

I would like to open a modal window and pass back an URL to the parent page. Here is what I am trying to do without using Modal. How can I achieve this functionality with modal window?


This function is on the parent window.
function selUser() {
    var winl = (screen.width - 300) / 2;
    var wint = (screen.height - 600) / 2;
    var url = "testUser.asp";
    winDimentions = 'height=' + 500 +', width=' + 400 + ',top=' + wint + ',left=' + winl ;
    var styleWin = window.open (url, 'styleomattic', 'toolbar=0,location=no,directories=0,status=0,menu bar=0,scrollbars=1,resizable=1,' + winDimentions);
This function on the child window.
        function setUser(UID, sUName) {
               var url = "testUser.asp?SUID=" + UID;
        window.opener.location.href = url;
        return false;

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Thanks for your reply. This code is working fine but when I click the link on the child window it's refreshing the parent page as well as opening the new window.What could be the problem?

On the parent window I changed the 'field.value' to 'self.location.href' to refresh the parent with new url.


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Default Refresh parent page on closing modal child window/popup

You cannot write a javascript function to refresh parent page from a Modal child pop-up window.

Instead, you can put the code to refresh the page just below the line that actually opens the modal popup in the parent page. Since code exceution on parent stops at the point when the modal pop window is opened, the next line is executed only after the modal popup has been closed. So if you put the reload call just below the call to open modal popup, the parent would refresh immediately the modal popup is closed.

Example - To refresh parent page on closing Modal child pop-up window.

....on Parent page

function OpenModalPopUP()

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