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how to resize a browser window dynamically ?

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I need a JavaScript solution for window resize problem that would work consistently in 3.0+ browsers. Is there any way to have a JavaScript function that would resize a window when, let's say, a user clicks on a button ?
It's ok if window content is reloaded. However, it's not OK to close and reopen this window.
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by:martinag
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resizeTo(width, height) will only work in 4.x browsers.

In other browser there's nothing to do, as far as I know.

Martin
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So the button would be like
<FORM><INPUT TYPE="BUTTON" VALUE="Resize" onClick="resizeTo(300,70)"></FORM>

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by:mitek
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is there any way to make it work in 3.0 browsers ?
(probably not)
oh well. not a big deal.
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I don't think so. Sorry.

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by:cbittner
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No, there is no way to resize in 3.x The only way would be to simulate resizing which would require opening a new window with the new size parameters and the same content and closing the calling window. A little flashing effect when the windows open and close but the user would probably see that as the window resizing.
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Do you want me to answer this?

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by:mitek
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as you wish.
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by:mitek
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Actually, hold on. Did you ever work with Visual Studio 98 ?
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No. Why do you ask that?

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by:mitek
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Never mind. If you were, I'd ask you a question about some funky thing in Visual Studio that we're having problems with, but it will make no sense since you don't know the program...

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Probably not... :-)

I'll answer this one now. Merry Christmas!

Martin
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