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how to catch a user 'X' ing the tab?

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My application uses only a single tab. When the user presses the regular "logoff" button my code runs the send_to_locker() function. But I also need to catch when users just X out the tab in the browser. How to do this? I tried putting the below line into my code but that doesn't seem to work. 

<body onbeforeunload="return send_to_locker()">


public function send_to_locker()
{
//some junk
}


Basically I am trying to store a user's "state" for the next time they visit. My code tries to send a few needed files to S3. If my server could somehow tell that the client is no longer connected,  that might do it. How can I do this?
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how to catch a user 'X' ing the tab? - by richb201 - 04-07-2021, 04:02 AM

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