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javascript on browser close button

Posted on 2008-11-01
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Hi,

I got one javascript which is solving my issue but I need your help to make it completly working. In the enclosed javascript when I click browser close button then popup is appearing fine. It provides me two option "ok" and "cancel". When I click "ok" button then it is not showing me alert.
 alert("Window is closed");
Can you please help. I am enclosing code

 <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML> <HEAD>  <TITLE> Window Close Test </TITLE>  <META NAME="Generator" CONTENT="EditPlus">  <META NAME="Author" CONTENT="">  <META NAME="Keywords" CONTENT="">  <META NAME="Description" CONTENT="">  
  <script type="text/javascript">
 var myclose = false;
 function ConfirmClose(){
 if (event.clientY < 0)
 {
 event.returnValue = 'Any message you want';      
 setTimeout('myclose=false',100);
 myclose=true;            
 }
 }
 function HandleOnClose()      {
 if (myclose==true)      {
 alert("Window is closed");
 //you can write your specific code here to call action            
 }
 }
 </script>
 </HEAD>
 <BODY>
 <body onbeforeunload="ConfirmClose()" onunload="HandleOnClose()">
 <input type="submit" name="add" id="add" value=" ADD " tabindex="19" />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;
 <input type="submit" name="edit" id="edit" value=" EDIT " tabindex="20" />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;
 <input type="submit" name="delete" id="delete" value="DELETE" tabindex="21" />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 </BODY></HTML>  
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Question by:sanrich
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Pawel Witkowski earned 250 total points
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Well, first of all I wouldnt count too much on onunload event, but if you want this... im not sure that this line will even be true...:

 if (event.clientY < 0)


remove it and bracers and check is that what you want
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by:Michel Plungjan
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That test is IE specific way to test the close button was clicked and is needed - however you are completely correct in saying one should not rely on catching the close event
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