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Closing Browser Window C#

Posted on 2007-11-22
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Hey there,

I was wondering if I could get a browser window to close using a button (using onclick event) in C#, if not how would I do this??

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by:lucky_james
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i think you need to handle using client side scripts.
check out:
http://forums.devx.com/archive/index.php/t-9129.html
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by:evilrix
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In the onclick event of your button in the .aspx code I think you just need to add window.close()

Something like this...

<asp:button onclick="window.close();" />

I don't have the ability to test this but I'm pretty sure it should work.
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by:bungHoc
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This should work:
<input type="button" value="Close Window" onclick="window.close()">
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by:evilrix
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Yes, that might be what I meant -- like I said, I couldn't test it as I don't have .Net compiler handy :(
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by:lucky_james
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Response.Write("<script>window.close()</script>");
should also do.

Its was also there in the link i provided before.
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by:koolnurd
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btnClosef.Attributes("onclick") = "javascript:return closeform()"

and in ur javascript

function closeform()
{
window.close();
return false;
}
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Göran Andersson earned 500 total points
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That should be:

btnClosef.Attributes("onclick") = "return closeform()"

The javascript: protocol is only used when you put Javascript in an URL. If you use it anywhere else, it becomes a label instead.
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by:Göran Andersson
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Note:

If you add the attribute in the code behind, this should be done in the Page_Load event so that it's there the first time you click the button, not in the Click event of the button.
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