I was recently working on a Flash AS2 project, where I was calling:
the variable thankYouUrl is received from an xml in response to a sendAndLoad call.
I was receiving inconsistent results with ie, and firefox, sometimes working sometimes not.
After investigating popup blocking, using escape() and security issues I implemented the following code in the appropriate AS Class:
(I also published to Flash 8 Player rather than Flash 9)
For an explanation see object mix
I figured out that when the html and the swf are on separate servers, the
getURL must specify “_blank” as the target.
So you need
instead of just