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Open New Window from Link In IFrame using HTML Action Link

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We are embedding and iFrame in our page which contains links written in Asp.net MVC
frame work. I need to open these links, located in the IFrame in a new window, but
have not been successful with this.
I have tried the following listed below...
But, the links will not break out of the IFrame.        


  <%: Html.ActionLink("Not Registered Yet?", "Register", new { target="_blank" })%>
          <%: Html.ActionLink("Not Registered Yet?", "Register", new { rel="_external" })%>

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Question by:LT1415
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Dave Baldwin earned 1500 total points
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This code will break you out of an iframe and put your page in place of the parent page but it won't open a new window.  I don't know if you can do both at the same time.
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
if (top.location!= self.location) {
		top.location = "http://www.yoursite.com/yourpage.html";
	}
//-->
</script>

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by:lenordiste
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you could also try to add this to the head section of your iframe:
<base target="_blank" />

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this will open all links in a new window. Here is some info:
http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_base_target.asp

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