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troubleshooting Question

windows.onbeforeunload not consistently firing...

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davismFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hi all,

I have a question that maybe I'm missing something.

I have a masterpage and in it I have a window.onbeforeunload={some confirmation function}.

Then in the content page I have a window.onbeforeunload={some other confirmation function};

Now, the problem I am having is consistency; in some cases I can repeatedly get the confirmation information and in some cases (only data differences) I do not get the prompt.

I even changed it to something like this: window.onbeforeunload = alert('firing');confirmExit;

On the situations cases where I do not get the prompt I obviously do not get the alert and otherwise I do.

The fact of not getting the alert indicates that it is not firing. What would cause something like that?

Just an FYI--> I am using something very similar to this: http://aspnet.4guysfromrolla.com/articles/101304-1.aspx

Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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