Modal Window Close

Posted on 2006-07-04
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
Hi Experts,

could anyone tell me, how to close a modal window on click of a button.

Using window.close does'nt seems to work.

Question by:radhakrishan
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Expert Comment

by:Carl Tawn
ID: 17036175
How are you opening the window ? Where is you code to close the window ?

Author Comment

ID: 17036204
Hi Carl,

The window is opened from another page and on click of a close button i wrote the following code:
(The click button is on the modal window page)

private void Button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
                string s1 = "<script>window.close();</script>";
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Accepted Solution

Carl Tawn earned 250 total points
ID: 17036220
You might be better trying to add the code as a client-side click event on the button:

    <asp:Button runat="server" ID="Button1" onclick="javascript:window.close();" />
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Author Comment

ID: 17036304
Hi Carl,

Doing that, gives me a compiler error:

CS1026 ) Expected....
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Expert Comment

by:Carl Tawn
ID: 17036320
Can you post the definition of your Button as you have it now ? And also the line that is causing the compile error ?

Author Comment

ID: 17036341
<asp:Button id="Button1" style="Z-INDEX: 105; LEFT: 224px; POSITION: absolute; TOP: 216px" runat="server"
                        Width="96px" Text="Close" onclick="javascript:window.close();"></asp:Button>

And the highlighted line is the first line:

with same error CS1026 ) Expected.

Author Comment

ID: 17036364
I think I got the solution:

this.Button1.Attributes.Add("onclick", "window.close(); return false;");

This works fine for me.


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