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submit form when user leaves browser mozila

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Dear sir
i want to submit a form when user leaves mozila browser.
My Code is as follows


[HTML]<script language="javascript">
function submitthis()


<body onBeforeUnload="submitthis()">
<form name="form1">
<input type="hidden" name="hidden" value="12"/>

this works in ie fine. but not working in mozila.
will u pls provide me proper solution.

Jan 10 '08 #1
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Welcome to TSDN!

Is this a good idea anyway? If the user chooses to leave and you submit the form, it will go to the action page - totally unexpected behaviour!

onbeforeunload is non-standard, but support has been added in Firefox and one or two other browsers. However, it should be used with caution. When significant changes have been made which could be lost, a reminder before the user closes or navigates away from the page would be useful.

I don't think you can submit a form when a user leaves a page, but you can pop up a warning if you want.
Jan 11 '08 #2

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