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Servlet forwarding in new window

matthew016
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Hi,
I want that my sevrelt opens a *new* window and forward it to urlChat2
Like this line but this forward to urlChat2 in the *current* window :
getServletContext().getRequestDispatcher(urlChat2).forward(request,response);

And the current window must be forwarded to urlIndex


How can I do this ?

Thank u.
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servlet can not open a new browser window, since it is a server side program.
you need to do this in the client side itself, by using javascript openwindow.
and use location.replace method to call the servlet from javascript

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use response sendRedirect()

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Thank u for this.
However, I don't understand what u say of javascript since i don't know very well this language.
I already tried this in javascript, but I have a problem,
I'll post my problem in the javascript forum in some minutes.
I hope u can help me there !  thanks !

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Ah ? so it is possible ?
Mick BarryJava Developer
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specify the target in the link to the servlet

eg.

<a href="MyServlet" target="_new">Click here</a>
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