Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

PostBack of Parent from Child

Posted on 2004-04-14
8
Medium Priority
?
722 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have variable sent to parent form from child, then child closes, after which I need to post back the parent form...whats the best way of doing this?
0
Comment
Question by:gtvingo14
  • 4
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
ramesh12 earned 2000 total points
ID: 10824716
<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">

if (opener && !opener.closed) opener.location.reload(true);
self.close();

</script>

or

http://developer.irt.org/script/1705.htm
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:gtvingo14
ID: 10825509
where do you put this code at?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ramesh12
ID: 10826254
In the child window
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ramesh12
ID: 10826284
Whenever you want your parent form to be refreshed like clickking on a close link


use like this

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
function refreshParent()
{
if (opener && !opener.closed) opener.location.reload(true);
self.close();
}
</script>

<a href="javascript:refreshParent();">Close Me </a>
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:gtvingo14
ID: 10826365
this asks for me if i want to refresh the main window....i dont want it to ask me, just do it....

also, when it does...the pop up comes back
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ramesh12
ID: 10826484
Main form


<html>

<head>
<script language="JavaScript"><!--
var windowReference;

function openPopup() {
  windowReference = window.open('popup.htm','windowName');
  if (!windowReference.opener)
    windowReference.opener = self;
}
//--></script>
</head>

<body>

<form name="formName" onSubmit="alert('submit triggered')">
</form>

</body>

</html>




Child form

<form>
<input type="button" value="Submit" onClick="opener.document.formName.submit();window.close();">
</form>
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:gtvingo14
ID: 10826995
i cant get this to work either...

i have some vb code that is triggered by the button....Button html is below

<asp:button id="Button1" style="Z-INDEX: 131; LEFT: 392px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 424px" runat="server" Height="24" Width="104px" Text="Deny Request" BackColor="LightCoral" BorderColor="LightCoral"></asp:button>
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:pepsichris
ID: 10832975
If you've already got the rest working, then in the body tag of the child:

<body onunload="opener.document.yourform.submit();">

Change "yourform" to whatever you called your form in the parent.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When crafting your “Why Us” page, there are a plethora of pitfalls to avoid. Follow these five tips, and you’ll be well on your way to creating an effective page.
Dramatic changes are revolutionizing how we build and use technology. Every company is automating, digitizing, and modernizing operations. We need a better, more connected way to work together as teams so we can harness the insights from our system…
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
The is a quite short video tutorial. In this video, I'm going to show you how to create self-host WordPress blog with free hosting service.
Suggested Courses

876 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question