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From User 1001 <supraexpr...@globaleyes.net>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Prevent new page
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 07:37:53 GMT
Boyle Owen wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: news [mailto:news@ger.gmane.org] On Behalf Of User 1001
>> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2007 7:06 AM
>> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>> Subject: [users@httpd] Prevent new page
>>
>> One web page with a form invokes a PHP script which in turn invokes a
>> Javascript popup. No additional output is written to the 
>> original page.
>> As, or soon after, the popup appears- the original web page 
>> is replaced
>> by a "new", blank web page. How can this "new page" be 
>> prevented, while
>> not resetting the original page, so there is the popup and 
>> the original
>> page with the user-entered data still in the form fields?
> 
> This is really a bit OT on an apache list since it is entirely a
> page-design issue and nothing to do with the server... However, if the
> page is clearing, you must be submitting something to the server and
> getting an empty page back. Break the process up into it's different
> stages and debug each in turn (Firefox, live HTTPheaders, firebug etc.)
> If you want a quick fix, maybe just add a "return false;" at the end of
> the line of JS that makes the popup...

Whilst I wait to test your suggestion (thanks), where or what would be
more apropos for asking questions about [web] "page design" questions
that deal with issues as I brought up, rather than just how to code CSS
or create basic forms?


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