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Why does adding code to the form submit function using the RegisterOnSubmi tStatement method prevent the server side event handler for the submit
button from firing? This is completely useless. I need some custom javascript validation on form submit but why does is kill the submit button event
handler? Submit buttons don't use __doPostBack so what is being effected?
Apr 12 '07 #1
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The client script executed by the submission of the form must return true in
order to allow the form to submit. This enables the client-side script to
prevent the submission of the form conditionally.

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Why does adding code to the form submit function using the
RegisterOnSubmi tStatement method prevent the server side event handler for
the submit button from firing? This is completely useless. I need some
custom javascript validation on form submit but why does is kill the
submit button event handler? Submit buttons don't use __doPostBack so
what is being effected?

Apr 12 '07 #2
APA
The problem is when it does return true. When the form does submit it doesn't fire the submit button eventhandler.

Kevin Spencer wrote:
The client script executed by the submission of the form must return true in
order to allow the form to submit. This enables the client-side script to
prevent the submission of the form conditionally.
Apr 12 '07 #3

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