Exik Exik - 1 year ago 143
jQuery Question

Change backdrop to static for open bootstrap modal

Can I change backdrop to 'static' while my modal is open?

I have modal with form submit button. When I click this button I show loading spinner on my modal and that is the moment when I want to change backdrop to static

I tried

$('#myModal').modal({backdrop: 'static', keyboard: false})
, but I can still close my modal by clicking the backdrop or using escape button.

Second step should be changing backdrop back to true, but I didn't try this yet, because first I need to set backdrop to static.

I could set backdrop to static on modal show, but I want to avoid this and change it after submit.

Any ideas?

Answer Source

Ok I solved this. Maybe it is not the best solution, but it is working for my special case.

I added $('#myModal').off('click'); just after I show loading spinner on submit. This prevents from closing modal with mouse click.

There was a problem with disabling escape button, because browsers stops page loading when user press this button. So I decided to hide the spinner to unlock the form with this code:

$(document).on('keydown',function(e) {
  if (e.keyCode == 27) {

Edit: I found another solution for backdrop:

$('#myModal').data('bs.modal').options.backdrop = 'static';

I tried this also for keyboard = false, but it doesn't work.

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