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#1 SephirGaine

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Posted 21 September 2006 - 10:15 PM

Hey ya'll.  Basically, I want to have two submit buttons, each going to a different page. I figure I'll lead one like normal, and have it go to my action="" page.

But, my second one I want to go to a seperate page. I understand that Javascript works for this using the onClick tag, but I haven't been able to get it working. So far..

onClick="parent.location='closelead.php'

That's what I'm working with. Any help would be appreciated.

#2 shadowcaster

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Posted 21 September 2006 - 11:24 PM

Are you trying to change a framed page? or open it in a new window?
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#3 snorkler

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:08 AM

How about leading the action to the same page, and then using a switch function on that page to insert the relevant script/s based upon the value of the Submit buttons?

#4 SephirGaine

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 02:18 AM

shadowcaster: Just in the same page will work fine. So preferably, that'll be my route.

snorkler: That was an idea that came to mind, but it seems to be a lot more work than deems necessary. If there's a way to basically have 2 submit buttons on a single form, each leading to different pages, that'll save me time, effort, and probably a bit of frustration to do it that way. If this falls through that's what I'll do however.

#5 fenway

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Posted 22 September 2006 - 10:14 AM

You can have 2 submit buttons... but only one action per form, unless you want to play very silly JS games.  Alternatively, you can have the server-side script perform the necessary redirects if applicable.
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