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I have a sub and on load I can get this to work...
ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(Me, [GetType](), "alertMessage", "alert('LBRISTER');", True)

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I Cannot get this code to work...
What am I missing?

Dim url As String = "return window.radopen('EmployeeContact.aspx?MyLeads=1&ispop=1&IndividualID=1&CampaignID=0&OriginID=0&IsPopup=1','ViewContact');"
ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(Me, [GetType](), "script", url, True)

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That string above works when assigned as an attribute in a RadGrid...
DirectCast(dataItem.FindControl("LinkName"), HyperLink).Attributes("onclick") = "return window.radopen('EmployeeContact.aspx?MyLeads=1&ispop=1&IndividualID=" & IndividualID & "&CampaignID=" & CampaignID & "&OriginID=" & OriginID & "&IsPopup=1" & "','ViewContact');"

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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Javascript has to be 'client-side' not server side.
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by:lrbrister
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Then why does the alert work?
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Well my guess is that you are trying to open a new window just in javascript, instead of getting the user to trigger it by clicking on something. Browsers and security settings usually stop that sort of thing.
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by:Ryan Chong
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I Cannot get this code to work...
need to know in what event, when and how you called that code...
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by:Karen
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Dim url As String = "return window.radopen('EmployeeContact.aspx?MyLeads=1&ispop=1&IndividualID=1&CampaignID=0&OriginID=0&IsPopup=1','ViewContact');"
ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(Me, [GetType](), "script", url, True)

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how does this code get added to the page? Is it triggered by a user clicking on a button?
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by:lrbrister
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Karen
It is created in the Page Load event
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by:lrbrister
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Sorry for the late get-back
Thanks
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