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How to refresh parent window when child window in closed?

I opening my pop up in parent window on link button click

PARENT window code to open child window

Public Shared Sub OpenPopUp(ByVal response As HttpResponse, ByVal url As String, ByVal target As String, ByVal windowFeatures As String)
        If (String.IsNullOrEmpty(target) OrElse target.Equals("_self", StringComparison.OrdinalIgnoreCase)) AndAlso String.IsNullOrEmpty(windowFeatures) Then
            response.Redirect(url)
        Else
            Dim page As Page = CType(HttpContext.Current.Handler, Page)
            If page Is Nothing Then
                Throw New InvalidOperationException("Cannot redirect to new window outside Page context.")
            End If
            url = page.ResolveClientUrl(url)
            Dim script As String
            If (Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(windowFeatures)) Then
                script = "window.open(""{0}"", ""{1}"", ""{2}"");"
            Else
                script = "window.open(""{0}"", ""{1}"");"
            End If
            script = String.Format(script, url, target, windowFeatures)
            ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(page, GetType(Page), "Redirect", script, True)
        End If
    End Sub

Protected Sub lBtn_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles lBtn.Click
            OpenPopUp("Child.aspx", "recipients", "width=800,height=700,status=0,menubar=1,toolbar=0,location=0,scrollbars=0")
      End Sub

It is working perfectly fine.
I do not have any issue with this code. I would prefer to keep it this way.

CHILD window code
I am using ASP.Net button on the child window.Since I have to implement some functionality on code behind of this button.

Protected Sub btnSave_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles btnSave.Click
       /// CODE
              Page.ClientScript.RegisterStartupScript(Me.GetType(), "close", "Done();", True)          
      End Sub

ASPX code

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
        function Done() {
            window.close();
        }
        </script>
Now my question is how do I refresh my Parent window when my child window is closed?
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Shaun Kline
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Before the window.close() function on your child page, you could add:

window.opener.location.reload(true);

or something similar. There are numerous ways to reload a page, as seen here: http://www.mediacollege.com/internet/javascript/page/reload.html
This logic works for me.
This javascript code will load a popup and will check in intervals whether it is closed or not. Once found closed, it will refresh the parent page.
// Javascript Code

 <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
        var int;
       
        function redirect()
        {
            location.href='Parentpage.aspx';
        }
       
        function openWin(mypage, myname, w, h,scroll,resize)
            {
                int=self.setTimeout("checkWin()",1000);
                  var winl = (screen.width - w) / 2;
                  var wint = (screen.height -h) / 2;
                  winprops ='height='+h+',width='+w+',top='+wint+',left='+winl+',scrollbars='+scroll+',resizable='+resize+',status=1'
                  myWindow = window.open(mypage, myname, winprops)
                  if (parseInt(navigator.appVersion)>= 4)
                  { myWindow.window.focus(); }
            }

        function checkWin()
        {
            if (myWindow.closed)
            {
                redirect();
            }
            else {
               int=self.setTimeout("checkWin()",1000);
            }
        }

    </script>



// C# Code
 private void PopupTargetWindow(string PopupWindow)
    {
        string strjscript = "<script language='javascript'>";
        strjscript += "openWin('" + PopupWindow + "','','800','400','yes','no');";
        strjscript += "</script" + ">";
        RegisterStartupScript("Target", strjscript);

    }
Another issues I faced someother approaches is that, when parent page is reloaded - the last function will be executed.

For eg:- Since the last action is opening popup, when close popu and reload parent page - it again loaded the same popup!

Anyway I finally acheived in this way.

Raj
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RajkumarGS:
Child window is closing perfectly, but the data in the parent is not updated.
For example, I am updating Phone number in the child window, when the child window is closed, I want the phone number in the parent window to be updated. how do I do it?
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and also I want to retain all the entries I made in the parent window, before I opened the child window.
When you close popup, is the parent window refreshes ?
If yes, check whether the code inside
If (!IsPostBack)
{
}
is executing ?
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ASKER

It is going into the loop and reloading the page.
how do make it retain the previous selection and entries and display the updated information on the parent page.
Can you try the suggestion here
http://p2p.wrox.com/html-code-clinic/5034-pop-up-close-refresh-parent.html

Instead of this
  location.href='Parentpage.aspx';

The alternative solution, that I know - need some more effort. So first try this and let me know
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I tried it, it is not working.
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It is working, Thank you.
Glad I could help!

Which option you choosed?

Raj