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IE + Iframe popup problem

Rakesh Rajan
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Joined: Apr 18, 2007
Posts: 1
Hello Everyone,

I was stuck with this really frustrating problem for sometime. Let me
explain what I am trying to achieve: There is a form and an inner
iframe. The form's target is set to the iframe so that when the form
is submitted, the page does not get reloaded/changed ( as the iframe
would be the one getting refreshed. The Iframe is set to have 0 width
and height to make it look invisible ).

The html source ( http://www.mediafire.com/?9a0mdgjym2z ) to demonstrate this.
There are 2 form/iframe pair
a) Static form / iframe
b) Javascript generated form / iframe.
and both forms are submitted using javascript.

In firefox, both a) and b) works perfectly ( i.e there are no
popups / page reloads/ page change )
In IE, a) works fine BUT b) does not ( a popup is created when the
form is submitted )

I am failing to understand why b) is not working in IE ( i.e why
the popup is appearing ).
Could someone help me on this one ?

Thanks
Bear Bibeault
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Why are you submitting to an invisible iframe when Ajax would make all of this so much simpler?


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Roger F. Gay
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Joined: Feb 16, 2007
Posts: 370
I couldn't find iframe creation by javascript on the webpage that you linked.

myiframe=document.createElement('iframe');
myiframe.setAttribute( ...
...
document.body.appendChild(myiframe);

BTW: If you're just trying to get an asynchronous response to a click from a server object, I definitely agree that you should look into AJAX.


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