troubleshooting Question

Looking for an alternative to window.showModalDialog

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The app I am working on used windows.showModalDialog which depreciated, so I replaced it with window,.open which workd fine but with one issue - it is not modal. I have found that one can use Dialog instead but replacing with window.openDialog broke my links.

I had

    ret =, "", "scrollbars=no,location=no,statusbar=no,menubar=no,resizable=no,width=500,height=300");

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which worked, so I tried:

    ret = window.openDialog(target, "", "scrollbars=no,location=no,statusbar=no,menubar=no,resizable=no,width=500,height=300");

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which did not.

I was also looking into using JQuery UI dialog or AJAX dialog, but it seems that those would just display  limited content that you specify and I need to display an actual page. Can anyone help?
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