• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Cooke
  • Junilu Lacar
Sheriffs:
  • Rob Spoor
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
Saloon Keepers:
  • Jesse Silverman
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Moores
  • Carey Brown
  • Tim Holloway
Bartenders:
  • Jj Roberts
  • Al Hobbs
  • Piet Souris

Is it possible to execute a function on window close

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 528
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Hi Experts ,

Is it possible to call a function if the user directly closes the browser (I mean through cross mark on top of the browser).

Waiting for your responses.
 
author & internet detective
Posts: 40793
828
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Not reliably. You shouldn't do this. What are you trying to accomplish? Maybe there is another solution?
 
RaviNada Kiran
Ranch Hand
Posts: 528
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

I want to run a function that is responsible for saving the modified data on to changes made on a Text Fields.
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective
Posts: 40793
828
Eclipse IDE VI Editor Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
You could use AJAX to send the data to the server as soon as it is changed.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 50
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi,
May i dare say that if it is absolutely nessecary to run the function at window close, you could fight with (read, convince)the client and get a permission to disable the X on the browser window. No, I am not kidding, coz this happend in one of our projects and we actually did that... we provided one close button on the page.
 
author
Posts: 15385
6
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
The only way to not show the X on a browser is to run it in kiosk mode, which is not feasible in 99.9% of the applications out there.

The only events you have to work with are onload and onbeforeunload.

Eric
 
RaviNada Kiran
Ranch Hand
Posts: 528
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thanks Jaenne ,

Eric ,Bose,
Not acceptable solution , but thanks for knowledge Transfer.
 
Eric Pascarello
author
Posts: 15385
6
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
There is no solution for this...

Eric
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic