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how to close a popup window

Alex Iordache
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Joined: Mar 13, 2001
Posts: 62
i've a link in my parent window. which when clicked will open a popup window. In this popup window, i've a applet running.Ive a button called exit which when clicked should close only the popup window.

But, when i use system.exit(0) it closes the popup and as well as the parent window.
Give me a better solution to close only that popup window.
Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Instead of calling System.exit( 0 ) in the actionListener for the button call .setVisible( false ) on a reference to the frame or dialog that holds the popup window. i.e. the name of your popup window.

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Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17260

Frame extends Window. Window has a dispose() method that realeases the window/frame. In the previous reply if you setVisible to false, you still has an instance of the popup. This isn't necessarily bad, if you want the applet to popup more than once in the course of the running program
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