[Project_owners] Getting document from dialog close onunload

Bradley Rintoul brintoul at sbcglobal.net
Fri Feb 25 17:08:18 EST 2005

Bradley Rintoul wrote:

> After a dialog box is closed, I'm trying to take a pref set by the 
> dialog and change a toolbar's textbox background color accordingly.  I 
> have a function set as a handler for the "onunload" event, but I can't 
> figure out how to get ahold of the toolbar's textbox...(the toolbar 
> lives in the browser)  I put document.getElementById in the onunload 
> handler, but I think it's still referring to the dialog's DOM...  How 
> do I get ahold of the "browers" DOM document so that I can get the 
> textbox in question...?
> Thanks,
> B. Rintoul
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I figured out how to do this - thought I'd share it in case some don't 
know how to do this kind of thing...

I did this:
    var element = opener.document.getElementById( "textbox-id" );

and then called "setAttribute" for the style on the returned element...

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