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Calling javascript function from child iframe

Posted on 2004-09-20
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Hi All,
      I need the answer to this question as soon as possible. It will be really great if someone reply to it quickly.
The question is as follows-
I have two iframes (say 1 & 2). The iframe 2 is inside iframe 1. There is a javascript function doSettings(user) inside iframe 1. I wanted to call this function from iframe 2 with the username as argument. Also, the iframe 1 is reloaded every 1 second.

thanks in advance,
uniquepawan
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Hi uniquepawan,

Try using

parent.functionName(parameter);

Regards,
Zyloch
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by:mlpk_tyr
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hi,

try this,

since both frames are in a single window,

window.frames{'framename'}.callthefunction()


hope this helps,
mlpk_tyr
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by:Zyloch
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mlpk, don't you mean window.frames['framename']?
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by:odders
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yeah, ive been using parent.function(); quiet a bit and works welll in many browsers.
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