[thelist] JS or IE6: refresh prompt

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Tue Nov 18 15:32:26 CST 2003


> From: Tab Alleman
> I have a page (Page 1) that opens a pop-up (Page 2) with
> a form on it. When the form on Page 2 is submitted, it
> makes changes to the database that generates dynamic
> content on Page 1, so the script on Page 2 then: Reloads
> Page 1, Sets the Focus on Page 1, and Closes Itself.
> Problem is, everytime it does this, Page 1 presents the
> built-in browser pop-up:  "The page cannot be refreshed
> without resending the information. Press retry to send
> it again ...."
> The page is on an Intranet where only IE6 is used.  Is
> there a way, either thru code or browser settings, to
> execute this code such that the page will just refresh
> without prompting the user?

make sure that page 1 is always requested from the server via the get method
and not the post method.  i know of no other way to avoid that prompt.


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