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Shruthi Sam
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Joined: Jul 09, 2008
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Hi,
I have a link in my jsf page. If i click that link it has to show a pop up containing some static content. The static content is a jsp. Is it possible to show that jsp as a pop up on click of that link. or is there any other way we can do the same. Please let me know your suggestions.

Thank you
Tim Holloway
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First disclaimer: I have my "pop ups" set up to open in new tabs, not new windows.

Second disclaimer: I really find pop-ups annoying except when there's absolutely no other viable way of displaying information.

You can open a secondary window (or tab) by using the "target" attribute. It's available on the commandLink element, but not on commandButton.


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Shruthi Sam
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Joined: Jul 09, 2008
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Hi Tim,

Thanks for the reply. I tried target attribute and not able to get the desired result. I tried the below one.



Now am getting the popup window. But Guide.faces showing blank. I have the jsp with name Guide.jsp. Please let me know if there is anything else i need to configure to get the page content.
 
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