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Opening and closing a window

Closing all popup windows by BillyRayPreachersSon
Posted: 28 Jan 04 (Edited 27 Jun 07)

The following code is a cross-browser solution for closing all popup windows opened by a particular page:

CODE

<html>
<head>
    <script type="text/javascript">
    <!--
        var childWindowHandles = new Array();

        function openNewWindow(url, params) {
            childWindowHandles[childWindowHandles.length] = window.open(url, '', params);
        }

        function closeChildWindows() {
            for (var loop=0; loop<childWindowHandles.length; loop++) if (!childWindowHandles[loop].closed) childWindowHandles[loop].close();
        }
    //-->
    </script>
</head>
<body onunload="closeChildWindows();">
Click <a href="javascript:openNewWindow('http://www.google.co.uk/', '');">here</a> to open another new window.
</body>
</html>

As long as you call the openNewWindow function to open your new windows, this will work.

Dan


Coedit Limited - Delivering standards compliant, accessible web solutions

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