In user interface design, a modal dialog is a child window that requires users to interact with it before they can return to operating the parent application

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SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog using the html option

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff410058.aspx says that you can use the option html to display html text in a modal. I have a string like this; var html = '<div><strong>Test</...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...
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How do I show a loading div when opening a modal dialog from a CustomAction?

I have created a new CustomAction which is a new item (link) in Site Actions menu. When you click it, it opens a modal page (aspx). Everything works fine, but it takes about 3 seconds to open the ...
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Opening and closing AssetPortalBrowser.aspx in SharePoint modal popup

I am trying to open the "OOB" AssetPortalBrowser.aspx from a page within a SharePoint native modal popup. My aim is to get the selected filename back to the script. So far I was able to open the ...
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Passing args to QuickLinksDialog with JS

I have a small button on a site which when i press should start a QuickLinksDialog and fill in some of the fields there. Everything goes good and well except the fields (like: title and url) still ...
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Use SharePoint 2013 “Working on it…” during ajax call

I'm trying to use the SharePoint 2013 "Working on it..." during ajax call. This is the code: function ShowWaitDialog() { SP.UI.ModalDialog.showWaitScreenWithNoClose(SP.Res.dialogLoading15); } ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Modal Dialog Box is cropped

I am working on SharePoint 2010 project with custom master page. I am having this problem where contents on my modal dialog box is cut off (see below). I have spent hours googling and using firebug ...
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Maximize modal dialog on SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, maximize button is missing when click on New item, and there is no way to maximize the modal dialog (opened by standard New or Edit item). I tried JavaScript method that works on ...
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Open a different page within a modal dialog

On button click I am opening a modal popup and containing a custom webpart. The custom webpart inside the modal popup has a button, on click of this I want to open another modal popup but while doing ...
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Possible to close a Modal Dialog from code behind?

I am popping up a Custom Application Page using a call to SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog. Is there a way that I can close the dialog from the code behind after a user clicks a button?
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Unable to get property 'showWaitScreenWithNoClose'

var waitingDialog = SP.UI.ModalDialog.showWaitScreenWithNoClose('Your action is in progress...', "Please wait while we generate the tasks for you."); error Unable to get property ...
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Detect if modal dialog box

Is there a way to detect using sp.js or jquery to detect if the current context is in a modal dialog box? Im not sure I explained that right, so here is a situation: We have a branded system master ...
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JavaScript: How to reuse the “Working on it…” pop in

Sharepoint 2013: In have custom JavaScript code that makes Ajax calls. While loading I'd like to show Sharepoint's loading pop in: That is the one that greys out the underlying page and centers a ...
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Prefilling field in NewForm.aspx in modal popup

I have a listview setup on my page which shows orders from an orderlist. Works great. Now I want to add a column which displays an icon. When the user clicks this icon, the NewForm.aspx page from ...
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Open modal dialog from code-behind with parameters

What I need to do is to open an aspx-page in a modal dialog when the user clicks on a asp:button. Currently I'm doing this: (Markup) <asp:Button runat="server" ID="TestButton" Text="Add Category"...
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How to add a “processing” gif to a Modal Dialog?

I am popping up a Modal Dialog using SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog. From the time that the modal pops up until the controls render on the page there is sometimes a bit of a lag. What I would ...
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SharePoint Modal Help - pass value back to parent when closing

I'm using SharePoint Modals within my implementation, I've used these before and have basic experience with them. I do as much work as possible in C# and use JS where I have too :-) My current ...
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Rich Text fields in New Item Dialog - IE9

I had an issue with a number of things due to upgrading my web application's master page to utilize IE9 for HTML 5 and CSS 3 goodies. The problem is this breaks a LOT of things in SharePoint 2010. ...
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Showing a modal dialog using html option in SP2013 seems broken

In SP2010 you could easily show a dialog using a DOM node with something like this: var test = "<div id='correspondence'>" + result + "</div>"; $('body').append(test); SP....
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Prevent/override standard Modal Dialog close button(X) from closing

I want to validate custom modal dialog form and if its not ok, prevent form from closing. For this purpose, I attached to X-close-dialog-button. Problem is to prevent it's default behavior. function ...
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Multiple SharePoint 2010 modal-dialogs

Is it possible to show multiple modal-dialogs above each other? It should work like this: 1) User clicks link that opens first modal dialog 2) in first modal dialog, user clicks another link that ...
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Trying to redirect after closing Modaldialog, but parameters aren't set

I have a layouts page which creates a new site. I use SP.UI.ModalDialog to show the site. I've created the following js function I use to pop it up: function PagePopupAndRedir(fileUrl, fileTitle, ...
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Commit modal dialog and then display notification

I have a modal dialog that I commit by calling window.frameElement.commitPopup(), and this is great because it refreshes the parent window. However I would also like to display a notification on the ...
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Object #<Object> has no method 'showModalDialog'

Consider the following code: var options = { title: 'Create a new Post' autoSize: true, url: url } SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog(options); The code is executed from a ECB custom ...
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Open Dialog for new List Element with JavaScript - Access Denied

My SharePoint 2013 App has a button with the click Event: OpenDialog("/Lists/ListName/NewForm.aspx?IsDlg=1"); where OpenDialog is defined the following way: function OpenDialog(URL) { var ...
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Show a message while loading modal dialog

I'm loading a modal dialog on a web part. Sometimes it takes a lot of time to load, like 6/7 secs. Here's the code: function Init(title, id) { var dialogOptions = SP.UI.$create_DialogOptions(); ...
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SharePoint parent page refresh on close of Modal Dialog, IE issue

I have a Webpage in which two webparts are installed. This is a system wherin user can make holiday request and manager can approve or reject. In 1st webpart The holiday requested by a user is shown ...
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Disabling the Dialog pop-up for Calendar views

It seems from my trivial Google searches, that some users find, for certain list types - an inconsistent experience related to modal dialogs. In my scenario, we have a plain old SharePoint Foundation ...
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SP.UI.ModalDialog.RefreshPage from the dialog itself?

I have customized the display form on one of my list. On a webpart page, I have drop a view to this list. When I click on the title of my item, the custom disp form is shown as expected in a modal ...
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Custom .aspx as modal dialog not working: 'SP' is undefined

SharePoint 2013 server... I have created a custom aspx page for use as a modal dialog. I want this pop up to collect field values and return them to the form the pop up was called from. The pop up ...
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Calendar Forms still loading via Dialog, despite Advanced List Setting saved?

I've got a problem where, it seems the 'Add Event' option within an SharePoint 2013 Calendar is always using a dialog to add an Event. Despite I've repeatedly saved the 'Advanced Setting' for: "...
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In SharePoint 2013 is it possible to change the size of modal popup which opens when loading new/edit/display form of all lists?

In SharePoint 2013 is it possible to change the size of modal popup which opens when loading new/edit/display form of all lists? I want to inc the width and height. Please guide..
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Popup confirmation on 'status' column change

I'm looking to create a popup dialogue box when a column called 'Status' is set to 'Complete'. I want a popup box to ask "Confirm Complete?" with Yes or Cancel choices. Obviously Yes will update the ...
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How do I close an OpenPopupPage dialog box from C# code behind an .aspx application page

I am using a Farm application page to display a search/edit modal dialog box. There is an asp button control on that page that I would like to use to close the dialog box. In my research on how to do ...
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Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs in App Pages?

I have a provider hosted App and need to use modals in my App Pages. Is it possible to use SP Modal Dialogs from SP.UI.Dialog.js ? What JS files are required to be included?
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Open workflow initiation form in modal dialog

Currently when I click on a custom action to run a workflow on a selected item the browswer navigates away from the current page to display the initiation form. This wouldn't be a such a problem ...
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Discussion item won't open in modal window

SharePoint 2010 I have a display form that has a task list webpart and a discussion list webpart. The display form opens in a modal window. When a task list item link is clicked, it opens in an ...
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RTE is not defined when inserting content

I've created a custom ribbon button where i load external content into a Modal Dialog. I want to insert some text on the editor and close the dialog. The function OnPopClosed is running when I click ...
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How to modify width of standard dialog form sharepoint 2010

Please, help me! I need to modify width of standard dialog form for adding element into library. If I click to ribbon button for adding element, form opened with width=402px: <div class="ms-...
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Is it possible to access the web part properties from a dialog?

In my web part I use the create_DialogOptions JS function to create a new aspx site as a dialog box. That works fine. Now I would like to have access to the custom properties from the web part. I ...
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Unable to close the modal dialog from c#

I have created one custom action. On clicking custom action, I am opening an application page as a modal dialog. The page will allow users to add the data of fields. I have placed two buttons in the ...
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Making SP.UI.ModalDialog Scrollable on Mobile

I have a basic Modal Dialog loading on my SharePoint page through a function. It loads correctly and can scroll on desktops perfectly fine. I began testing the page for mobile functionality on a ...
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making an SP.UI print dialog

I'm thinking of adding a print button to my list ribbon , the minute I click on this button a print dialog appears showing the list of the available printers on my computer. so this printdialog i was ...
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Using Sharepoint Modal

we are implementing a feature in sharepoint where the user can share documents, we are reworking our own UI to make it easier for the end user. We have a modal popup where you can select multiple ...
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What is the id of the close button on a modal dialog?

I have a modal dialog and I want to change some of its properties through javascript. I have found the jquery code jQuery("a[id^='DlgClose']") but when I try to use the javascript document....
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Customize Sharepoint 2010 Ribbon in Dialog ONLY

In the screenshoot below I pasted the Dialog of the NEW ITEM on top of our website. The ribbon bar selected in red, we want to change it, but it should be different to the ribbon bar in the normal ...
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Open modal dialog from webpart in the parent page

I have written a SharePoint application which is embedded in a page as an AppPart. Now I want to open a modal dialog in the parent page. This code opens the dialog only in the current AppPart: ...
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Create a modal dialog popup on load which would appear only once a day

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript"> SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', MyPopUp); function createCookie(name,value,days) { var expires; if (days) { ...
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Get Modal Dialog Close button

I have override new item form for list, opening myPage.aspx where this javascript is in the "PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead": function fGetCloseBtn() { var closeButton = jQuery("a[id^='DlgClose']")...
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Detect Modal Dialog Close with JQuery

In my application, I am trying to hide scrollbars in the parent window when a modal dialog is opened... I've added this to my Master Page: $(function(){ if(window.frameElement != null) { ...