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How to Re-Call opener window from the Explorer control??Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease Help :(

Posted on 2004-08-18
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Hi All,
- I have a UserControl (VB6), which has a toolbar of buttons.
- I use the Internet Explorer to load this activex within an aspx page Page1.aspx
- when clicking on one of the buttons i call another aspx page Page2.aspx using the Explorer control in code like this:-

 Dim Explorer As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
 Set Explorer = New SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
 Explorer.Visible = True
 Explorer.Width = 400
 Explorer.Height = 200
 Explorer.AddressBar = False
 Explorer.MenuBar = False
 Explorer.Resizable = False
 Explorer.StatusBar = False
 Explorer.ToolBar = False
 Dim path As String
 path = "http://localhost"/MyFolder/Page2.aspx"
 Explorer.Navigate path

- Page2.aspx do some work on database tables and then must refresh Page1.aspx(which has the activex)
- I don't know how to do this??????
PLLLLLLLLLLLLLZ Help, any comment will be very helpful.
Thanx in advanced...
samjav


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you can use this method to reload the parent window

<script language=javascript>
function CloseWindow(){
window.opener.location = "page1.aspx"
}
</script>

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by:hamood
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other way is simply redirect the page2.aspx to page1.aspx. like

response.redirect("Page1.aspx") when page2 has finished its operation

If you have opend anthoer window for page2 then you have to close the page2 window and reload the parent window (page1) then you can do that by using this function

<script language=javascript>
                  function CloseWindow(){
                        window.opener.location = "page1.aspx"
                        window.close()
                  }
            </script>
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by:samjav
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i have opened another window for page2, so i tried window.opener.location = "page1.aspx"
but it gave me that it is null or is not an object.
but i solved the problem by the following:-
on the unLoad event of body of Page2 i called the dorefresh function:-
<script language="javascript">
   function doRefresh(){
      window.open("Page1.aspx","myFrame");           
      window.close();
   }
</script>
and this is solved the problem..
thanx :)
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