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close the child window

jyothsna kumari
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Joined: Jul 21, 2003
Posts: 108
i have a jsp page.on clicking a button on the page a popup window appears.and after the processing of the java handler class my parent window this point i want to close the child window.
if i use window.close() in parent window ,when it reloads,it is giving error message that window is not defined,as it will be popped up only on clicking the button.
can any body help me.
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15383
You loose all the objects of the child window when the parnet is refreshed.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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