Web Dynpro Abap - Calling URL in same window

I've created a new ESS type application but in WD ABAP and in the application I'd like to have an Exit button on each view to the ESS overview page and also put in a link on my confirmation page to go back to the ESS overview page.
I've found the link I need and tried a couple of methods to call it, either with an exit plug or using the method
lo_window_manager -> Create_external_window.
but whatever I do, although it opens up a new page to the correct URL,  it leaves the page I was working on open.  I'd like it to basically go back to the ESS overview page (using my URL), but close the window that is currently running, so that only one window is open at a time.  Does anyone know if this is possible.
Thanks,
Pam Laverty

Yes, I had also found some documents on that and set it up to use an exit plug, and while now although it does not open up a new session in the portal,  when the new page comes up it still has the masthead from the original screen as well as the new one.
Meaning you still see the portal header and all tabs on the screen from the original screen and then again on the screen just below we again have the portal header and all tabs showing the new page (from URL)  just below.
Something is still not closing right.  We have portal 7.0.  I see there are come close_window options, but those are only good with 7.1 as far as I read.
Are there anything special that needs to go in the exit plug method so that it simply closes the old screen and brings up the new URL?
Thanks for your help.
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