How do I add a response Header?

I figured out, that to close a Jira dialog I would need to make the response header "X-Atlassian-Dialog-Control:DONE" beeing returned somehow.

I already tried to do it via my java class by writing:

HttpServletResponse response = ServletActionContext.getResponse();
response.addHeader("X-Atlassian-Dialog-Control", "X-Atlassian-Dialog-Control:DONE"); //and many variations of this
response.sendRedirect("[URL to issue]");

And when that didn't work I tried to add a Header into the .vm file :

<% Response.AddHeader "X-Atlassian-Dialog-Control:DONE","dialogControl" %>

something like this, again I tried multiple Variations.

The dialog still won't close.

Thanks in advance.

1 answer

Can you just use Chrome's Dev tools to inspect the dialog and find out which parent DOM element the dialog is and just use jQuery to hide() it?

Really, I don't know why you'd want to be rendering what appears to be a servlet or action response inside the dialog. It's far easier to work with AUI dialogs and soy templates + REST I find.

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