[thelist] Submit a form and shut the window

Christian Heilmann lists at onlinetools.org
Tue Feb 1 16:08:21 CST 2005

Chris Kavanagh wrote:

> Dear List,
> I have a form in a little window, and it's supposed to update in the 
> main window.  I guess I can do that using JavaScript: the form action 
> is the main page with a TARGET of the main window.
> But that will leave the little window floating around.  Is there any 
> way I can get the little b**tard to commit suicide once its work is done?
> Thanks!
> CK.
<form action="bla" target="parentwin" onsubmit="window.close()"> should 
do the trick, shouldn't it?

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