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Close bootstrap modal window from anywhere

Posted on 2014-11-24
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I have a page here that when I click an item it pops open 1 modal window.
If I add something to my cart, a second modal window opens.
How can I set it up that if you click anywhere outside the box it closes the window?
http://www.oorahauction.org/prizes.asp
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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Specify the "backdrop" option to true and not static
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You'll see here that clicking the background closes the modal: http://jsbin.com/febohe/1/edit
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Where is your code for calling the modal?  The button should have the data-backdrop="true" attribute
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by:Rob Jurd, EE MVE
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in other words your <a>

<a class="portfolio-link" href="#" data-video="Ah-cLKaV_oM" data-image-id="1" data-prize-id="" data-toggle="modal" data-title="Hi-Tech" data-caption="Experience the future with an aerial camera Drone (it's a flying remote control video camera!), Google Glass, and an Apple Watch, plus ten Shabbos Zman light switches for your home." data-image="images/prizes15/lg/1.jpg" data-target="#image-gallery" data-backdrop="false">
                        <div class="portfolio-hover">
                            <div class="portfolio-hover-content">
                                <i class="fa fa-plus fa-3x"></i>
                            </div>
                        </div>
                        <img src="images/prizes15/med/1.jpg" class="img-responsive" alt="Hi-Tech ">
                    </a>
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by:rivkamak
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It's actually just called directly from a different script:
        $('#SuccessBox').modal('show');

is it my modal box that needs to have the data-backdrop or the click script?
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Rob Jurd, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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It will work with either. As you can see in the bootstrap docs http://getbootstrap.com/javascript/ you can have it on the calling element as a data attribute or you can call it directly in JavaScript.

You should only need to do it once in:
$(document).ready(function() {
    $('#SuccessBox').modal({
        backdrop: true
    });
});

Note: my last comment should have the backdrop as true, not false
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