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I have a web part with button that is clicked upon approval of a workflow. I want to add a JavaScript alert after performing all the button click c# code and then upon closing the alert the browser tab has to be closed.

How can I achieve this?

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closed as off-topic by Muhammad Raja, Benny Skogberg, SPDoctor Sep 3 '13 at 9:17

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You should write the javascript code into the page through C# after doing all the other operations you want to do when the button is clicked.

It should work that way:

void Button_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    ... your code ...

    ClientScript.RegisterClientScriptBlock(typeof(Page), "myscript", "alert('test');Window.close()", true);
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I did try your chunk of code.. I was successful in getting the alert, however the Window did not close! – Muhammedh Sep 3 '13 at 5:13
window.close might not work correctly in every browser. Try this workaround:'', '_self', ''); window.close(); – Andreas T. Sep 3 '13 at 7:40

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