troubleshooting Question

Looking for an alternative to window.showModalDialog

Avatar of YZlat
YZlatFlag for United States of America asked on
HTMLASPJavaScriptBootstrap
10 Comments1 Solution6834 ViewsLast Modified:
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 window.open Dialog instead but replacing window.open with window.openDialog broke my links.

I had

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

Open in new window


which worked, so I tried:

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

Open in new window


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?
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Big Monty
Web Ninja at large

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Log in to continue reading
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform for $9.99/mo
View membership options
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
The Value of Experts Exchange in My Daily IT Life

Experts Exchange (EE) has become my company's go-to resource to get answers. I've used EE to make decisions, solve problems and even save customers. OutagesIO has been a challenging project and... Keep reading >>

Mike

Owner of Outages.IO
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Member Since 2016
Join a full scale community that combines the best parts of other tools into one platform.
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
View membership options
“All of life is about relationships, and EE has made a virtual community a real community. It lifts everyone's boat.”
William Peck

Member since 2004