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how to open a brower window with no menu bars from Flex 3

Posted on 2011-02-15
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I can open a new web browser window with:
var thePetPhoto:URLRequest = new URLRequest(serverPath+"/PetPhotos/sendFTPPet.php");
var variables:URLVariables = new URLVariables();

variables.petID = myPetData.pet_id;
variables.petName = myPetData.pet_Name;
                              
thePetPhoto.data = variables;
navigateToURL(thePetPhoto,"_blank");

BUT
I can not find a way to open the window without menu bars and address bar.
I can do it from a html page with javascript document.open but not from Flex 3.

Thanks Rick
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Question by:rickydan101
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by:ChristoferDutz
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My best tip would be to use the Flex ExternalInterface and to user JavaScript commands to open the popup:
http://www.flash-db.com/PopUp/JavaScriptPopUp.php?page=2
http://javascript.about.com/library/blpopup1a.htm
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by:rickydan101
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This is part of a large application and I would really not like to uses javascript in the main container html page.

BTW the first link using getURL only works with Flex 2 and the second page does not seem to have any real help, but thanks for trying.
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ChristoferDutz earned 500 total points
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Ok .. sorry for the Flex2 link .... think this will help:
http://www.flepstudio.org/forum/tutorials/894-actionscript-calls-javascript-externalinterface-class-flash-cs3.html

But it still seems that you would have to add a small piece of code in your html-wrapper of include a small JavaScript file to it.
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by:rickydan101
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Nice job that's what I needed. Did have to uses the javascript in the container but with some modifications it is working great.

Thanks
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