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Pop up window issue

Bhoomika Bathla
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Joined: Nov 28, 2009
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Hi All

Can i open a pop up window from a pop up window and when i close the second pop up window it should return to the first pop up window?

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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There really isn't any concept of a "return" between windows. You could try to fool around with focus(), but you may not get the results you are seeking.

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Sai Hegde
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You can do that... As Bear mentioned that there is nothing like a return between windows but I am sure the requirement you state can be achieved.
Can you elaborate on the problem statement?
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