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Hide address bar in IE window using javascript

Posted on 2011-09-19
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Hi,
  How can I hide address bar when opening a window using window.open(..). Please  let me know.

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by:acbxyz
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There is a security option in Internet Explorer zone security settings, the 10th from bottom.
Something like "Allow websites to open windows without address or statusbar", which is disabled by default on internet zone. This is done as phishing preventsion.
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by:Sthokala
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Hi,
  thank you for your responses. I wan to do it programmatically. Please let me know how can I hide address bar using javascript.

Thank you

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As I said, there is no way javascript can hide the bars if the ie default settings are not changed before.
If you need this for an intranet site, you can add your url to trusted sites or local intranet, both zones allow hiding these bars.
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by:sonawanekiran
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I don't think you can hide the address bar on a user's current window but you can create a pop up that has the address bar hidden:
var popup = window.open("http://someurl", "myPopup", 'toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,statusbar=0,menubar=0,resizable=0,width=120,height=120');

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Hi sonawanekiran,
  I wan to hide address bar in the pop up window only. I am opening window with window.open. I copied ur code..but still I see address bar on the window. Please let me know how can I do it.

Thank you
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Checking it now...
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I can not see address bar
check this



<html>
<head>

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
  
  $('#btn').click(function(){
    var popup = window.open("404.html", "myPopup", 'toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,statusbar=0,menubar=0,resizable=0,width=520,height=200');
  });
  
});
</script>
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>
<body>
 <input type="button" id="btn" value="Open PopUp">
</body>
</html>

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by:sonawanekiran
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Check this screenshot

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by:Sthokala
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Thank you for your reply. Please find the attached image. I still see the popup.


Thank you
popup.PNG
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Show your code
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by:leakim971
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guys, you're not using the same browser...
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by:Sthokala
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I just copied the same code that you posted. I am using IE8.

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by:sonawanekiran
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Ohh You are using IE

window.open("404.html", "myPopup", 'toolbars=no,menubar=no,location=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,status=yes');
 
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I don't have IE browser installed on my machine. @leakim971 may help you.
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Guys, look up at my posting #36563323, and the link of leakim971 before, and my posting in the link in the link...
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