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Yes/No box in Javascript

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Is there a Yes/No box in Javascript?  In the past I've used confirm, alert and prompt dialogs and want to use a Yes/No box.  If there is a way to create a Yes/No box please provide the code.  I am interested in creating a Yes/No box for future use on sites.
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Question by:rm3
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by:bebonham
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nope, you just named them all...

some experts suggest creating an html popup to do this...

usually, if it so important that ok be yes and cancel be no, this suggestion isn't too good, because the person who is asking wants something very specific...

of course, you know you can get yes/no values back from a confirm() right??

Bob

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by:kobail
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Well I agree with bebonham. Since it is difficult to have a yes/no box, why cant you frame the question displayed on the box in such a way that the OK becomes yes and Cancel becomes NO.
For eg: something like "Please press OK for Agreeing and press Cancel for Disagreeing"

Regards.
Kobail
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by:ozymandias
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There is no yes/no box in javascript.
If you are coding for IE only you can use VBScript like so :

response = msgbox("Would you like to answer this question ?", vbYesNo)

The only other way would be to write a pop-up window that mimicked a yes no dialog, or write a little java applet that produced one.
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by:bebonham
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ozymandias:

Are you the two huge feet that are left, or are you a giant lost to the past :)?


anyways...yes, I have seen some java applets that are exactly like confirm boxes (except not modal) The only way you can tell them apart is that you KNOW there is no yes no confirm box.

that would be a neat solution...

do you know of any code for such?

Bob
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by:ozymandias
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Not off the top off my head.
But now you mention it I think I might write a little all pupose dialog class just for fun.

Will post the source to this thread if any one is interested.

BTW, never really thought about which ozymandias I am.
I think that today I will be the Adrian Veidt character from The Watchmen.... maybe it'll help me concentrate.

TTFN.
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by:bebonham
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:)

yeah, I'm trying to learn java...I'll post a 50 pointer for you in the java ta if you post the code for such an applet.

Bob
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ozymandias earned 25 total points
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Had a look at this.
You can actually create a modal dialog.
The main problem is that any dialogs, frames windows etc that are thrown up by an applet automatically have a status bar saying "Warning : Applet window" added to them in IE.

This would just confuse/frighten users so the best method is just to use the javascript/vbscript alternatives.

If anyone is interested in the different java applets methods for doing this there are a whole load of examples here(http://fag.hials.no/ad10500/J12/J12a.htm). The page is in Norwgian (I think) but it's pretty self-explanatory and the source code is all there.

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by:rm3
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Thanks,

This was the most useful comment I received
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