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#1 duncanhall

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 01:10 PM

At the moment I'm calling all my javascript from links and buttons with onclick="sendRequest('$variable')".

Is there a way to call sendRequest() from straight within the php code?

i.e:

If ($x == $y) {
    // call sendRequest() 
}


#2 ober

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 01:34 PM

..... not sure exactly what you mean, but you can't call a javascript function from PHP.  PHP executes on the server... javascript executes on the client.  Those are 2 different times.

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#3 ToonMariner

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 01:56 PM

just a supplement to ober's post....

if there is a criteria met in your php code then you could then place

echo 'onLoad="sendRequest(\'' . $variable . '\')"';

inside the body tag.

Alternatively you could use futher js to call the send request based on what the user has entered into the form.

say u have two text boxes and you want to send the request when the 2 values are equal then right another function that checks to the 2 values (and they are not empty) if they are eaual call sendrequest. Then simply add the onChage or onKeyUp attribute of the input field pointing to your new script.
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