Idocs Guide to HTML

Popup Windows: dependent

A "dependent" popup, a concept only recognized by Netscape, means that the popup closes when its opener window closes. Make the popup dependent by setting the dependent property to yes in the open() command. For example, the following command in the popup script creates a dependent popup. If you use Netscape, try opening the popup, then closing this window., windowname, 'width=400,height=150,dependent=yes,scrollbars=yes');

which gives us this popup.

In Netscape for Windows, when a popup is dependent it does not get an icon in the task bar (the strip along the bottom of the screen).

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