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Java Script Window Closing Issue - Immediate Help Required

A Smith
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Joined: Sep 03, 2004
Posts: 5
Hi,
I redirect to a page on which I've the following piece of code on a function as follows. Let me call this page "C". I call this function on the load of this page.


function fnClose()
{
window.parent.opener=window;
window.parent.close();
}




The reason why I'm setting like window.parent.opener=window is to avoid the warning message "The web page you are viewing is trying to close the window...". If I remove that line, then I get the above warning message.

Assume that I'm on a page called "A". From "A", I reach "B" by clicking a hyperlink.
And on "B" too,I've a hyperlink . On clicking this hyperlink, I reach a servlet that in turn redirects to "C" where I have the above piece of code to close my window.

This works very fine.

Now Assume that I've a second hyperlink in "A" itself. And I click to do something and come back to "A" once again. Now I reach "B" from "A" by clicking the first hyperlink. Now I click the hyperlink in "B" to reach "C". Now no JavaScript error is thrown, but window is not closed why?

In first case:
A--B--Servlet--C (At C, I close)-Close working fine

In second case:
A--A--B--Servlet--C (At C, I close)-What I get is a white page of C - the window is not closed. Why? I am puzzled. Could anyone provide me a quick solution?

Aravind
Eric Pascarello
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Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
    
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sounds like you have an issue of loosing reference between the windows.

Not sure exactly....

That is what you get for trying to close the window without the prompt! :roll:

Eric
 
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