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Passing values from child to parent

dlzone
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Hello,
I have a simple form with a textarea and a button. When the button is pressed, a window pops up that contains an input box and an another textarea. When the button inside the pop up window is pressed, the value from the child textarea is passed back to the parent textarea.

The question is, how do I pass the value in the child input box and just store it in a variable inside the parent window?
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On a side note, is there a command in javascript to open a word document?

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you can write in child window button declaration: onclick="document.parent.form_name.textarea_name.value = document.child_form_name.child_textarea_name.value" is that i understood?
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Thanks for the quick response.
Any idea on the word document question?
hi guys,
is there any way i can pass the multiple-selected checbox value from child to parent?

i was thinking of an array to pass multiple values from child and iterate the return values in parent (and store it in the text box).
Appreciate any valueable inputs.

I would to store the return values in comma delimited format
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