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Need to close a modal window on timeout

Posted on 2001-08-13
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I have a modal window (in IE).  I need to be able to automatically close the window if the script time's out or errors out.  

The modal window is hidden from the user, so I can not rely on them.

I need this to be VBScipt, NOT Javascript.

Thanka,
Chris
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by:Shane_OConnor
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Not possible.... the server cannot close a client window .
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by:turbosig
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Actually it is possible, I just figured it out.  You can actually use <%@language="vbscript" TRANSACTION=required %>, and trap the ASP 0113 error using MTS, then run a sub calling "document.parentWindow.parent.window.close"

Thanks,
Chris
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by:turbosig
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OOps, I meant I was wanting to close it client side.  Your right, it can not be closed server side, but the error can be trapped.
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