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How to change the content of a modal dialog

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi all,

is there a possibility to change the content (aspx-Page) of a modal dialog in the dialog itself. I want to have links executed/navigation in the dialog window. My solution by now (if it helps someone) is:

In the Dialog call this function to close the dialog including parameters for the page to open afterwards:

function changeDialog(dialogURL, dialogTitle) {

    var options = {
      url: dialogURL,
      title: dialogTitle,

    SP.UI.ModalDialog.commonModalDialogClose('change', options);

And in the call-back function of my parent web, I check the return-values of the dialog and open (if desired) a new dialog:

function refreshCallback(dialogResult, returnValue) {

    if (dialogResult == 'change') {
      var options = {
        url: returnValue['url'],
        title: returnValue['title'],
        allowMaximize: true,
        showClose: true,

        dialogReturnValueCallback: refreshCallback


    } else {
Is there an easier way without closing and re-opening the dialog?


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