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model dialog box keeps refreshing its parent window.

hello, i've got a child window which will refresh the parent window after it closes
heres the catch, if i use window.open() it works fine, but when i use window.showModelessDialog, the child window keeps poping up..

any idea?
Nov 18 '05 #1
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ShowModalDialog will pass the control to the child window while the
parent window waits for the Child window to unload. After the child
window unloads the parent window will continue with the next line of

So instead of asking the Child Window to refresh the parent window,
change the code to pass a value to the ReturnValue property to the
parent and use this to decide if you need to refresh or postback the

retVal = window.showModalDialog("MyDialog.aspx?Page=" + strURL,
"frmName","width:300px; height:100px;");
if (retVal != null)
return (true);
return (false);


Trevor Benedict R

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