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I was kind of expecting to see a "test" message pop up when I clicked the submit button, but NNNNOOOOOOOOOOO ! wtf gives?

<form method="post" onsubmit="javas cript:window.al ert('test');" action="http://www.botworks.co m/local/BWIForm.pl" target=_blank name="BWIForm" >
<input type=hidden name="BWI_last_ mode" value="review">
<input type=hidden name="BWI_actio n" value="Search">
<select name="BWI_table _name">
<option value="book">bo ok
<option value="Content" >Content
... lots more options here...
<option value="UserClas s">UserClass
<option value="Voluntee rProfile">Volun teerProfile
</select>
<input type=submit value="ReFORM&t rade;">
</form>
May 24 '07 #1
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iam_clint
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<form onbeforesubmit= "alert('test'); ">
May 24 '07 #2
acoder
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<form onbeforesubmit= "alert('test'); ">
Does onbeforesubmit exist? Or is it IE only?

I think the onsubmit is fine too.
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  1. <form ... onsubmit="return test()">
and test() would contain alert, etc.
May 25 '07 #3

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