Yes it is asynchronous. The execution of your calling code won't wait
until the document in the remote window is "loaded" (for some
definition of "loaded"). The separate window is essentially a separate
On May 31, 11:56 pm, Weyus <w...@att.net> wrote:
> I have a tricky set of AJAX functionality that involves a popup window
> and in order to keep the synchronization issues straight, I need to be
> sure that I understand something about the Window.open() call.
> If I have code that calls "window.open(url, name, features...)", does
> the calling code:
> a) block until the document (specified by url in the call) is fully
> loaded in that new window
> b) immediately continue processing once the window is initially
> displayed on the desktop?
> Another way to put this is: "Is a call to window.open() asynchronous
> with respect to the retrieval of the target url for that window?"
> Wes Gamble