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Accessing fields using parent.opener

Posted on 2004-10-12
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I have a page that opens a child window that contains frames.  Within one of the frames, when the form is submitted, I would like to pass a value back to a hidden field held within the original parent window.

Is this the correct syntax?
parent.opener.window.document.all["hidReload"].value = "true";
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Question by:ccboyd
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by:ccboyd
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I am currently getting a JavaScript error:

 Line: 2212
 Char: 4
 Error: Object doesn't support this property or method
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Michel Plungjan earned 50 total points
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top.opener.document.forms[0].elements["hidReload"].value = "true";


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by:Michel Plungjan
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opener IS a window

parent=top if there is no nested frameset
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by:knightEknight
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but you won't be able to do this if the opener url is on a different domain than the popup/frame url
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by:ccboyd
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Great!  I just really needed some confirmation that I was heading in the right direction.

Thanks.
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