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Last Modified: 2013-12-07
This code creates a link in Javascript and it IS SUPPOSED to [a] Open a new window (using target tag) and [b] close the pop-up window (using self.close). it works in IE7 but NOT in Firefox. Any clues?

<p style="font-family: verdana,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 9pt;">Company Name<br \/>Property For Sale<br \/>Addesss<br \/>City, State 11111<br \/><a target="Directions" href="http://maps.google.com" onclick="javascript: self.close();" >Get Directions<\/a><\/p>

thanks in advance,
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