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    Detecting if user closed the window

    Hi!
    I am making a perl site were you can make pets. (http://netpets.itgo.com)

    Is there any way (ither in perl or javascript) to see if the user closes the window but NOT if he clicks on a link?

    I have tried onUnload="(window.location='myperllogofffile.pl')" but then it will take me to the logoff script everytime!

    Does anyone know a solution to this?

    Thanks alot in advance,
    Tim
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    You could add an onClick event to every link that disables the onUnload event, like so:

    <body [...] onLoad="closing=true" onUnload="(if(closing)window.location='myperllogofffile.pl')">
    [...]
    <a [...] onClick="closing=false">

    Rather tedious, I admit, but it should work.

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    anything will help. thanks i shall tell you in a few days if it worked.
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