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Javascript Alert/Confirm Dialogs and I18N


I'm pretty sure after reading this board and many like it that it is
impossible to change the ok, ok/cancel buttons that appear by default
in the alert and confirm javascript dialogs. Now for question one why
not? And question two why do they still say ok and ok/cancel when
viewed in a non-english browser install?

I have installed Chinese IE 6.0 and these buttons still say Ok/Cancel.
the rest of the browser (buttons, menus, etc...) is in Chinese except
for these two stupid buttons. No one final question, whould having a
reginonal OS installed make any difference. Right now I'm using an
English OS but with the Chinese browser mentioned above.


Apr 3 '06 #1
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YANP said on 04/04/2006 4:08 AM AEST:

I'm pretty sure after reading this board and many like it that it is
impossible to change the ok, ok/cancel buttons that appear by default
in the alert and confirm javascript dialogs. Now for question one why
not? And question two why do they still say ok and ok/cancel when
viewed in a non-english browser install?

1. I think it is considered a security issue, but of course there are
ways around it for a scheming programmer. It just means the browser
isn't aiding and abetting their deception.

2. dunno.
Group FAQ: <URL:http://www.jibbering.c om/FAQ>
Apr 4 '06 #2

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