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JavaScript

bug: colorbox.js plugin pops-up in parent tab and in a new tab as well

Hi I need your help

I'm trying to build a web app using lungo frimework: http://lungo.tapquo.com/ and colorbox.js pluggin: http://www.jacklmoore.com/colorbox/

I would like to build a button that when is clicked, it's pops-up a pdf file on top of it (in parent tab).

the problem is that now it works fine but opens the 'pdf' file also in a new tab window..

Here are the code:

<article id="main-article" class="active list scroll" >               
    <ul id="bills" class="colorbox">
        <li class="selectable thumb">
            <img src="img/image1.png">
            <a href="https://docs.google.com/viewer?   url=http://s3.amazonaws.com/USACWeb/forms/code_of_conduct.pdf&embedded=true" 
               class="button small red right" target="_blank" 
               data-label="show"><abbr>show</abbr></a>
            <small>03/07/2013</small>
        </li>
    </ul>
</article>


$.colorbox").on("click", "a", function (){
(
" $.colorbox({
his).attr('href'),
      iframe: 
      href: $(
ttrue,
      width: "98%",
      height: "98%"
 to
  });
 });
 if (top.location != self.location)
 {p.location = self.location.href;
 }

Please help or recomand maybe for other plugin and instructions how to avoid the bug I'm having...

Thanks :) Daniel.T

1 Answer

It's a Web application that will eventually run on mobile devices and tablets..

Andrew Chalkley
Andrew Chalkley
Treehouse Guest Teacher

You could return false; at the end of the click handler. This should stop the normal browsing behavior of following the link and opening it in a new window.

You are the man! it works :) Thanks