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want to open new window on click of menuitem using navigateurl

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Hi,

I need to open a new window on click of a menu item and its using navigateurl as mentioned below.

I tried this it opens a new new tab instead of a new window, I just want a new window and current page need not to be updated, what other things i can do.

  protected void navMenu_MenuItemDataBound(object sender, MenuEventArgs e)
    {

        //webhelp changes
        if (e.Item.NavigateUrl.Contains("PageURL=MenuWebHelp"))
        {
            string PopupWindowScript = @"javascript:window.open('/Medicare/Medicare/Help/Help.aspx?PageURL=', 'HelpDocs', 'top=50,left=50,width=800,height=800,location=no, status=no, menubar=no, scrollbars=no, resizable=yes,').focus();";
           e.Item.NavigateUrl = PopupWindowScript;
                       e.Item.Target = "_blank";
           
           
        }

        if (e.Item.NavigateUrl.Contains("#"))
        {
            e.Item.NavigateUrl = "";
        }
    }
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 1000 total points
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Very dependant upon the browser settings.. i have open all popups in a new tab and it works very well .
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by:dotnetcode
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whatever the settings browser has, the new page should display in new window rather than new tab, what can i do this to make it default and compulsory behaviour
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You cannot compel anything if the user has decided they do not want popups it is their right to do so. They own the browser, not you.  If you want to display another page then you might want to use an iframe

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by:dotnetcode
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I found the solution after some quick research. Thanks for your inputs on this.
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for dotnetcode's comment #a39218009

for the following reason:

I found the solution after some quick research. Thanks for your inputs on this.
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Conventionally, when a member finds their own solution, they post it.  Otherwise the question is just a bit of empty trash in the database that is no help for anyone finding it in a search.

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the only way it is of help is if the solution is also given to the rest of the community.
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