Solved

Link to another page within Modal Popup

Posted on 2010-09-22
6
998 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Hi all,

I have a link that opens up a Modal Popup. In the Modal Popup is a web page with links to other pages. When I press on one of these links, a new window opens up instead of loading the page in the Modal Popup.

Does anyone know how to get the web page to open up in the Modal Popup instead of a new window?

Thanks.

resourcesys.
0
Comment
Question by:resourcesys
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:jrm213jrm213
ID: 33734573
I am guessing that the modal dialog is using an iframe to display the content. It depends on if you are loading someone elses webpage or pages that you have control over. If you are loading someone ese's content, if their links are set to open in a new window I don't think there is anything you could do. The only thing I could think of would be to use javascript to find all the links in the iframe and change their target property to "_self". If it is loading other pages from your site or sites you have control over, just change the links to not open in a new window.

I have never tried to use javascript to manipulate data in an iframe so I don't even know if it is possible.

0
 

Author Comment

by:resourcesys
ID: 33734973
Hi jrm213jrm213,

I am using the showModalDialog method.

The links where through a javascript function but if I use a normal link, there is no problem.

So, I have the option of trying to fix a javascript fix or not using javascript to link on the concerned pages.

resourcesys.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:jrm213jrm213
ID: 33735121
in that case you may just need to change how the javascript function that processes your links handles opening the links.  What does the code look like to process your links?
0
Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

 

Author Comment

by:resourcesys
ID: 33735271
window.location='mypage.htm' is what we generally use.

We have the same problem if we use Response.Redirect('mypage.htm', False) in ASP.NET.

resourcesys.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:jrm213jrm213
ID: 33735366
hmmm...

maybe try self.location = 'mypage.html'
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
resourcesys earned 0 total points
ID: 33735872
Hi jrm213jrm213,

self.location didn't work.

I'm going to go with the option of using normal html links instead of Javascript to link to pages.

Also, <base target="_self"/> allows me to use the Response.Redirect command in ASP.NET.

Thanks for your input.

resourcesys.
0

Featured Post

Highfive + Dolby Voice = No More Audio Complaints!

Poor audio quality is one of the top reasons people don’t use video conferencing. Get the crispest, clearest audio powered by Dolby Voice in every meeting. Highfive and Dolby Voice deliver the best video conferencing and audio experience for every meeting and every room.

Join & Write a Comment

Introduction Since I wrote the original article about Handling Date and Time in PHP and MySQL (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/201/Handling-Date-and-Time-in-PHP-and-MySQL.html) several years ago, it seemed like now was a good time to updat…
SASS allows you to treat your CSS code in a more OOP way. Let's have a look on how you can structure your code in order for it to be easily maintained and reused.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to embed an audio file in a webpage using HTML5. Ensure your DOCTYPE declaration is set to HTML5: : The declaration should display (CODE) HTML5 is supported by the most recent versions of all major browsers…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

757 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now