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From "Cormier, Matthieu" <>
Subject RE: Automatic page refresh
Date Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:26:22 GMT

Thank you for the suggestion.  I now have a workaround using a hidden


-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Kitching [] 
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2007 5:07 PM
To: MyFaces Discussion
Subject: Re: Automatic page refresh

Cormier, Matthieu wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a jsf page that opens up a popup window.  When the popup window

> is closed I need to refresh the page automatically.  I can do this 
> using javascript, however a confirm dialogue appears to the user with 
> the following message:
> "The page you are trying to view contains POSTDATA.  If you resend the

> data, any action the form carried out (such as a search or online
> purchase) will be repeated.  To resend the data, click OK. Otherwise, 
> click Cancel"
> I get the same warning dialogue if I manually refresh a page, whether 
> there is no form on the page or not.  Is there any way around this?

That message is from IE. So I presume that when you say "refresh the
page" you are using script that invokes the browser's refresh button?

I would recommend instead using the script to click a hidden submit
button in the page....

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