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November 3, 2000 - Printing Popup Windows

Yehuda Shiran November 3, 2000
Printing Popup Windows
Tips: November 2000

Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
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Internet Explorer 5.5 features the createPopup() method. Use this method to create popup objects. The popup objects are hidden when created. Here is how you create them:

oPopup = window.createPopup()

You reveal the popup window by the show() method. Here is an example of a popup window:

oPopup = window.createPopup();
var oPopupBody = oPopup.document.body; = "magenta"; = "solid blue 3px";
oPopupBody.innerHTML = "Click outside <B>popup</B> to close.";, 80, 200, 50, document.body);
// -->

You can find out the popup content object by calling:


One way to display the document object content is by printing its body.innerHTML property. Clicking the button below does just that. Its definition is as follows:

<INPUT TYPE="button" VALUE="Show Popup Document" onclick="alert(oPopup.document.body.innerHTML)">