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onbeforeunload event is fired twice

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I have been working on a script to check if a page has

changed before the user leaves the page. I have a call to

a javascript function on the onbeforeunload event.

This seems to work in most cases. However, in my

testing, the onbeforeunload event is sent twice. This

causes problems in certain cases where I want to suppress

the "The page has changed" message, as in the case

of a "Cancel" button being hit.

This is a similar problem to the one discussed

10/17/2003 in:

"need JavaScript to prevent people from closing a browser

window"

I am using C# with ASP.Net version 1.1, and my HTML is

within a frameset.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. If there is a

workaround to "eat" the second event, that might work.

Rick

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