Bust modal pop up out of iFrame

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  1. Andy Green
    Andy Green avatar
    342 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2008

    Posted 17 Jun 2015 Link to this post

    I have a framed site with an IFrame containing a Radgrid. From the grid I have pop up RadWIndows that pop up in modal form, but they are contained within the iFrame.

    Is it possible to bust these modal pop ups over the iframe, the main reason is content and several scroll bars which makes using the pop very difficult with a lot of content.


  2. Marin Bratanov
    Marin Bratanov avatar
    3555 posts

    Posted 17 Jun 2015 Link to this post

    Hi Andy,

    You can open the RadWindow from the parent page, in a fashion similar to what is shown in the following articles (but you would probably use window.parent.radopen()). The browser itself will not let you move an HTML element (the RadWindow) from the framed page out of the iframe.

    Here is a basic example:

    on the framed page:

    function openRwOnParent() {
        var wnd = window.parent.radopen("someUrl", "someName");
        wnd.__openerPage = window;
    function handleDataFromWnd(data) {

    on the parent page

    <telerik:RadWindowManager ID="RadWindowManager1" runat="server" OnClientClose="OnClientClose"></telerik:RadWindowManager>
    <iframe src="theFramedPage.aspx"></iframe>
        function OnClientClose(sender, args) {
            if (sender.__openerPage && sender.__openerPage.handleDataFromWnd) {
                var data = args.get_argument(); //the most common way of getting data from a RW


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