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><script type="text/javascript">
<!--

function OpenvBChat(){
vBChat = window.open('vBChat.php?$session[sessionurl]','vBChat','directories=no,height='400',width='600',location=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,status=no,toolbar=no')

return false;
}

-->
</script>
<!---- start HTML Link----->
<a href="vBChat.php?$session[sessionurl]" onclick="return OpenvBChat();">Chat Room</a>

 

It wont open it in a new window with the new sizes (width and height specified) it acts like a normal link and shows that java error, quite frankly i find it really damn annoying can someone help before i swear

 

-kaz

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I believe the problem is that you've quoted the height and width attributes and they should not be. The window.open method takes three arguments - the URL to open, the name of the window, and a single string describing the features of the new window to open. The quotes you have around the height and width prevent the javascript from seeing the feature list as a single string. I think your code should corrected like this:

>vBChat = window.open('vBChat.php?$session[sessionurl]','vBChat', 'directories=no,height=400,width=600,location=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,status=
o,toolbar=no');

Give it a shot and see if it makes your script works any better. :)

 

Update: For some reason, the board is insisting on escaping one of the quotes, even though it is inside of a set of CODE tags. Where you see & #39; in the function above, that should also be a ' mark.

Edited by TCH-David
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Kaz, remember that the ' or "single quote mark" signifies the beginning and end of a string in JavaScript. So when you type this:

 

>'directories=no,height='400',width='600',location=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,status=no,toolbar=no'

 

Javascript sees:

 

>'directories=no,height='

 

as one string,

 

>',width='

 

as another, and

 

>',location=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,status=no,toolbar=no'

 

as another, with some non-string values in between.

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