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Confirm to change a radio button

Posted on 2003-12-11
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I have a need to prompt a user for confirmation when changing a radio button.  The problem is that when the user clicks "Cancel" on the prompt, the radio button is still changed instead of the original radio button remaining selected.  Here's my code:
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function removeAccess() {
     var form = document.agency;
     var accept = confirm("Are you sure you want to remove this user's access?");
     if (accept){
          form.scout_access[0].checked=true;
          form.scout_pi[0].checked=true;
          form.update_scout.value = 'remove';
          scout_messages.innerHTML="<span class='error'>Access will be removed when you click save</span>";
          document.getElementById("saveReminder").style.display = "inline";
     }
     else {
          form.update_scout.value = '0';
          // THIS IS WHAT'S NOT WORKING
          form.scout_access[1].checked=true;
     }
}

<form name="agency" action="..." method="post">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="0" onclick="removeAccess();">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="1" checked="checked">
</form>
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Everything works fine except for changing the radio button back.  Any suggestions?
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Question by:jonbigelow
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by:p_partha
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change form.scout_access[1].checked=true;
    to
document.agency.scout_access[1].checked = true

Partha
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by:Saqib Khan
ID: 9923040
Modify to this.....

     else {
 return false;
     }


 > <input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="0" onclick="return removeAccess();">

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by:GwynforWeb
ID: 9923056


<form name="agency" action="..." method="post">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="0" onclick="this.checked=removeAccess();">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="1" checked="checked">
</form>
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GwynforWeb earned 125 total points
ID: 9923237
sorry I meant

function removeAccess() {
     var form = document.agency;
     var accept = confirm("Are you sure you want to remove this user's access?");
     if (accept){
          form.scout_access[0].checked=true;
          form.scout_pi[0].checked=true;
          form.update_scout.value = 'remove';
          scout_messages.innerHTML="<span class='error'>Access will be removed when you click save</span>";
          document.getElementById("saveReminder").style.display = "inline";
     }
     else {
          form.update_scout.value = '0';
          // THIS IS WHAT'S NOT WORKING
          form.scout_access[1].checked=true;
     }
return accept
}

<form name="agency" action="..." method="post">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="0" onclick="this.checked=removeAccess();">
<input type="radio" name="scout_access" value="1" checked="checked">
</form>
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by:jaysolomon
ID: 9923490
This line
>>scout_messages.innerHTML

should be

document.getElementById('scout_messages').innerHTML = "...."
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