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onClick - open in same screen instead of new window

Posted on 2008-06-23
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I have the following code:

<input name="Submit" onclick="ob=this.form.selectPistols;window.open(ob.options[ob.selectedIndex].value)" type="submit" class="style2" value="Search">

Which works - but opens in a new window. What's the syntax to navigate using the same browser window?

Thanks,
<form name="form2" method="post" action="">

          <select name="selectPistols" class="style2" id="selectPistols">

<%

While (NOT rsMansPistols.EOF)

%>

<option value="Results1.asp?Manufacturer=<%=(rsMansPistols.Fields.Item("ManufacturerID").Value)%>&Category=%&Keyword=&Submit=Search">

<%=(rsMansPistols.Fields.Item("Manufacturer").Value)%></option>

<%

  rsMansPistols.MoveNext()

Wend

If (rsMansPistols.CursorType > 0) Then

  rsMansPistols.MoveFirst

Else

  rsMansPistols.Requery

End If

%>

</select>

<input name="Submit" onclick="ob=this.form.selectPistols;window.open(ob.options[ob.selectedIndex].value)" type="submit" class="style2" value="Search">

</form>

Open in new window

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Question by:globalwm
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by:Brad Dobyns, CSM
ID: 21851933
<a href='javascript:self.location.href="http://www.somesite.com/";'>

or

<a href='#' onclick='javascript:self.location.href="http://www.somesite.com/"; return false;'>
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by:sajay_j
ID: 21851973
Avoid   window.open  Statements...
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by:sajay_j
ID: 21851979
or try adding this line at top of the page

<base target="_self" />
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spoxox earned 125 total points
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Change your submit button to type=button;
change window.open to location.href=

<input name="Submit"
onclick="ob=this.form.selectPistols;location.href=ob.value;"
type="button" class="style2" value="Search">
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by:globalwm
ID: 21867679
Sorry, the <base target="_self" /> did not work and the <a href> solution I'm not sure how to use with a form button.

Trying the others - I think spoxox's might look promising. brb
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by:globalwm
ID: 31470015
Thanks - worked perfectly. I had never used this type of function before.
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