[thelist] Two windows; child window reloads the parent.

Mark Rees mrees at itsagoodprice.com
Mon Oct 10 02:52:38 CDT 2005

> There is a main window with a link to a little window which displays
> program execution output, updates the main window, closes itself  and
> focus is then returned to the main window.
> Currently i can open the little window, run data, make it close itself
> and so return to the main window, but i cant refresh the main window
> before the little one closes. so the data that is run pertains to the
> main window and i dont want the user to have to press the refresh button.

>From the child window, window.parent or window.opener should give you a
reference to the main window. If you want to refresh it, Google may help:


More information about the thelist mailing list