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Oracle Application Express 4.0 with Ext JS by Mark Lancaster

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Modal popup windows

Creating popup windows is a straightforward process of opening another browser window using the JavaScript window.open() command. APEX does this for Popup LOV items, the legacy datepicker, and within Application Builder for online help, to name a few examples.

The challenging issue with popup windows is you can't make them modal in any standard way across the major browsers. The second issue with popup windows is that you cannot completely hide the browser "chrome", or border components of a web browser window, which includes window frames, menus, toolbars, and scroll bars.

Modal popup windows

The modal Ext.Window with an embedded iFrame page, shown ...

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