window.opener.enableButtons() javascript function not working in linux enviorment

Posted on 2011-03-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
Hi all,

When i try to close the popupwindow i am trying to enabling all the buttons in the parent window by using the function window.opener.enableButtons(), this is working fine in the windows environment but not in the linux. any idea why this function is failing in the linux.

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by:Dushyant Sharma
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it is not dependent on windows or linux but the browser you are using.

Also window.opener will return the parent window object,  i could not find any reference to the method enableButtons in window object.


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Vijayvinjamur earned 0 total points
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We finally found the solution .

It is because in the linux server because of the restricted  permissions i was not able to access the window.opener object.

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