Step seven - open and close a window
Opening a closing a window can be done for example to create a remote control for your website but be aware that WebTV boxes
are not able to display two open windows at the same time. Still it is very useful for many others.
If you click on the button the following script will execute and open
a new window with another document. The button looks in HTML as follows
value="open other document" >
Upon click on the button the following script open_doc is called.
the script opens the document specified in the passed on URL and opens
it in a browser that has a window size of 60x40. There will be no history, no statusbar and no toolbar available.
If the content does not fit in the viewable window you can scroll the document but you can not resize it to see everything on one
glance. Naturally you can specify all this just as you want to, but please
be careful that your content really fits into the viewable area if you set
resizable and scrollbars to no. In that case you are unable to look at
anything that is not in the current view.
the button in the document is defined to close the window by calling a methode that
is predefined in the browser. It just calls window.close() on the click of the button.
<input type="button" onclick="window.close()" value="close" >