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Hi, I am trying to find a way to simulate the behavior of onbeforeunload function in Netscape.  I understand that Netscape does not support this function.  I have a form that has user information, and when the user attempts to close the window, a confirm("Do you want to save changes"); window pops up.  I can do this on IE using onbeforeunload, but on Netscape I cannot.  Does anyone know a workaround?  

Thank you, any comments are well appreciated.

Thanks,
noijet.
Is there a way I can place an onclick event around the whole area of the close window button ?  because the button always appears on top right most corner?
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by:VincentPuglia
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1) the best you can do is:
<body onUnload='something'>

2) nope; that button is untouchable

Vinny

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by:noijet
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Thanks for your comment Vinny.  My code already has like your 1)  but the problem is that Netscape 7.02 seems to not understand javascript code (even alert("");) after a user presses the close button.  But I check this code on Netscape 7.1 and it works fine.

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by:VincentPuglia
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noijet:
  even in IE, the onUnload & onbeforeUnload will occasionally miss the closing door :)

Vinny
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noijet,
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