htp.formImage in Oracle PL/SQL

Dear you,
I want to let my button show as a Image so My HTML should be:

<input type="image" ... >
instead of <input type="submit" ...>
in PL/SQL , we can use htp.formImage to
generate this.

But When I submit, I can not get the name and value of the button:(

What can I do?

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Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
How about this:
<FORM NAME="myForm">
<INPUT TYPE="hidden" NAME="whatBut" VALUE="">
<A HREF="javascript:;"
onClick="document.myForm.whatBut.value='Button1'; document.myForm.submit()"><IMG SRC="but1.gif" BORDER=0"></A>

<A HREF="javascript:;"
onClick="document.myForm.whatBut.value='Button2'; document.myForm.submit()"><IMG SRC="but2.gif" BORDER=0"></A>

hualingAuthor Commented:
Dear Michel ,
Nice to meet you ~

I have to put the <a ..></a> into htp.print('');

but the string inclue'
how to transferr the  meaning of '


Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:



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hualingAuthor Commented:
my code:

 htp.print('<A HREF="javascript:;" onClick="document.myForm.whatBut.value=\' O  K \'; document.myForm.submit()"><IMG SRC="http://sichuan/images/ok.gif" BORDER=0"></A>');

show errors:
287/79   PLS-00103: Encountered the symbol "O" when expecting one of the
         . ( ) , * @ % & | = - + < / > in mod not range rem => ..
         an exponent (**) <> or != or ~= >= <= <> and or like between
         using is null is not || is dangling

(p.s. my code is line 287..)

Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
I am sorry I have no idea.

For the time being do this:
htp.print('<script>OK = "OK";</script>');
htp.print('<A HREF="javascript:;"

hualingAuthor Commented:
Good idea,
My code now as below:"
htp.print('<script>OK=" O  K ";QUERY=" Query ";LIST=" List "</script>');
  htp.print('<a href="#" onClick="document.forms[0].b_submit.value=OK;document.forms[0].submit();"><img src="http://sichuan/images/ok.gif" border=0></a>');


it is working in Netscape

if i change to "HREF="javascript:;"
it has no reponse in both IE and NN


Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
Hmm - it should actually be

htp.print('<a href="javascript:;" onClick="document.forms[0].b_submit.value=OK;document.forms[0].submit();return false"><img src="http://sichuan/images/ok.gif" border=0></a>'

OR if the target is current page, you can just use

htp.print('<a href="javascript:document.forms[0].b_submit.value=OK;document.forms[0].submit();"><img src="http://sichuan/images/ok.gif" border=0></a>'

Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
PS: if the target is current page, then it does not really matter if you use # since you leave the page anyway.
The javascript:; and return false are for links that change other pages than the one with the link

hualingAuthor Commented:


My problem has solve after add "return false¡±

Please make a simple answer ,and i will give you my points!

Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:
Simple answer ;-)


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