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Old 02-02-2005, 09:21 PM   #1
humbleches
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Default Pop up window - make links load in '_parent' (help!)

Hi,

I have a pop up window that contains my flash animation. It loads out of a standard html page.

The problem I am having is that I want to keep the pop up window open and load links from within my flash animation that load in the parent html window.

I've tried several things but all I get is the new page either loading in '_blank' or in '_self'.

This is the same for flash's built in link maker thing (ie text and you type the link in in the properties box) and for buttons that I make.

Here is some examples of what I've tried from a button I've made. The button's instance name is 'donate'.

PHP Code:
donate.onPress = function() {
getURL("http://www.famine.org.nz/donate.aspx",'_parent'
PHP Code:
donate.onPress = function() {
getURL("http://www.famine.org.nz/donate.aspx",'_parent._parent'
PHP Code:
donate.onPress = function() {
getURL("http://www.famine.org.nz/donate.aspx",'_root'
PHP Code:
donate.onPress = function() {
    var 
donate="javascript:loadinparent('http://www.famine.org.nz/donate.aspx', false);";
    
getURL(donate);
}; 
No matter what I try it always loads in a new window or in the pop up... It's driving me crazy!

Any help very very much appreciated!

Thanks

Ches.
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Old 02-02-2005, 10:50 PM   #2
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Have you tried a javascript call (with your getURL) targeting the popup's opener's location?
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Old 02-03-2005, 12:02 AM   #3
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No.... but that is because I have no idea how to do that! Could you show me how you would do it. I'm not very good at java im afraid.

Thanks for your reply

Tim
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