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JavaScript createwindow, how to make the window come forward if link is link is clicked again.

Posted on 2004-08-31
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I use simple Java script to open my secondary or pop-up windows.  When someone clicks on a link the windows opens in front of the parent window.  However if I was to click back on the parent window and select the same link again it will only reload in the background.  Is there a code that can be added to make the window position itself again in the front?


<SCRIPT language="javascript">
<!--

function createWindow(cUrl,cName,cFeatures) {
var xWin = window.open(cUrl,cName,cFeatures)
}
//-->
</SCRIPT>

<a href="javascript:createWindow('/disclaimer.htm','window2','left = 20,top = 20,width=470,height=250,toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,statusbar=0,menubar=0,resizable=1')">Click
        here</a>
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Question by:Tony-laptops
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Make your window variable global and then focus it:

<SCRIPT language="javascript">
<!--
var xWin;
function createWindow(cUrl,cName,cFeatures) {

if (xWin && !xWin.closed)
    xWin.focus();
else
    xWin = window.open(cUrl,cName,cFeatures)
}
//-->
</SCRIPT>
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