HI Experts,

Need a really quick answer to the following:

I need an alert box to pop up when a form is submitted with "are you sure you want to do this?" as the message and a choice of "yes" or "no" to be presented in the form of 2 buttons. If "yes" is clicked then the form is submitted, if "no" is clicked then the form is not submitted.



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function getInfo() {
doyou = confirm("Do you want to continue? (OK = Yes   Cancel = No)");

if (doyou == true)

return true

return false

<form method="POST"  onSubmit ="return getInfo()">
<input type="text">
  <input type="submit" value="Submit" name="B1">
  <input type="reset" value="Reset" name="B2"></p>


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<form onSubmit="return confirm('Are you sure you want to do this?')">
<input type="submit" />
James RodgersWeb Applications DeveloperCommented:
or this,
this will call a form validation routine called validateForm() and if the data is valid will then prompt the user to confirm
function validateForm(objForm){
// data validation goes here
return true;

<form name="myForm" action="" method="" onSubmit="if(validateForm(this)){ return confirm('Are you sure you want to do this?\nClick Ok to continue or Cancel to stop.')} else { return false}">

<input type="submit" value="Submit">
pjordannaAuthor Commented:
OK that's got it.

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