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how to avoid displaying url in a window?

Abhishek Reddy
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Joined: Mar 28, 2006
Posts: 259
can any one tell me how to avoid displaying url in the new window?

i have opened a window using win=window.open("index.jsp?data="+data_value+"","main","scrollbars=yes, resizable=yes, top=100,left=100,width=800, height=400"); method.

In the new window, the url is displayed on the top with parameters, can any one suggest me some ideas for removing the url from the top.

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
If you do not want to display parameters, you can not do a get, you need to do a post. Since you are doing a pop up window, you are sort of limited on it.

You can look around the web for examples of using a form to post to a pop up window.

Alaa Nassef
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
Posts: 460
Hello Abhishek,

take a look at this page. It has an example of how to post a form to a popup.

There's of course another solution, which is really ugly . You can create a page that takes the parameters from a get request, put them in hidden fields in a form, then use javascript to automatically submit this form to the real page you want. This way you can open the dummy page in a popup, and it will submit the parameters to the real page you want. As I said, it's ugly, but you can use that if you face problems with posting to the popup directly (which you shouldn't ).

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