Issue

When you use the navigateToURL method (as seen below) in ActionScript 3.0, Microsoft Internet Explorer blocks the pop-up window in opaque or transparent window modes.

navigateToURL("http://www.adobe.com", "_blank");

Solution

To allow the pop-up window to open, do one of the following:

  • Use the getURL method in ActionScript 2.0.
  • Do not use the opaque or transparent window modes.
  • Disable the pop-up blocker in Internet Explorer.

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