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Need to Open a new window in onClick event from code

Need to Open a new window in onClick event from code

Need to Open a new window in onClick event from code

I have this code that when "preview" is clicked, the email opens in a new window. That works fine. However when "Send" is clicked, the user gets a confirmation window that they will be sending an email and cant be undone. I need to open this in a new window. I have added target=_blank a couple of times and its not working. What am I missing here?

vb.net code:

strEmailLink = "<a target=_blank href=/ADMIN/new/PRIVATE/GAINSHARE/group_growth/SupplierEmail.aspx?index=Preview&userName=" & e.Row.Cells(11).Text & "&memName=" & Server.UrlEncode(e.Row.Cells(11).Text) & "&memberInfo=" & Server.UrlEncode(e.Row.Cells(5).Text) & ">Preview</a>"
strEmailLink += " | <a target=_blank href=""#"" onclick = ""if (confirm('Are you sure you want to Send this email to " & e.Row.Cells(11).Text & "? This action cannot be undone. "
strEmailLink += "Click OK or CANCEL to return to the page.'))window.location='SupplierEmail.aspx?index=Send&userName=" & e.Row.Cells(11).Text & "'; return false"">Send</a>"

RE: Need to Open a new window in onClick event from code

1. always post the final rendered code as it makes it easier to understand in the context of Javascript. Js never sees the Vb code only the final html code.

2. Use the open() method to open a new window instead of the location method.


window.open('SupplierEmail.aspx?index=Send&userName=" & e.Row.Cells(11).Text & "') 
Note that popup blockers may block the new window from opening in most cases.

3. Always post code between [code][/code] tags. Makes it easier to read.

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RE: Need to Open a new window in onClick event from code

Though if it IS for use in email clients, as the variable name implies, just about ALL of them will block javascript 'popup' windows.


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