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even i remove disabled hyperlink and hand icon still the process is goingon?how to restrict

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<a href="#" onclick="return SubmitForm('emp-header','emp-header:Approve');" id="Approve" type="submit" style="color: #FFFFFF;" class="enabledTabText">XXXX</a>


Depending the empStatus i am trying to disable hyperlink and also remove hand icon.both are disbled and hand icon is removed.

but the problem  is even though i removed disable hyperlink and removed hand icon still when user clicks on the hyperlink and the process is going.

            if(document.getElementById("empStatus").value == "Y")
                  {
                        document.getElementById("Approve").style.cursor='default';
                        document.getElementById("Approve").disabled = true;
                  }
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Question by:chaitu chaitu
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by:nizsmo
ID: 20387263
Are you sure your condition is being met?

Try this and see if you get an alert box:

if(document.getElementById("empStatus").value == "Y")
                  {
                        alert("condition met");
                        document.getElementById("Approve").style.cursor='default';
                        document.getElementById("Approve").disabled = true;
                  }
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by:chaitu chaitu
ID: 20387268
i got an alert.you can try to replicate this scenario in ur system also.button is disabled and hand icon is removed but still i can click on that process going on to the server side.
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Zyloch earned 500 total points
ID: 20387292
This is the behavior because disabled is not a standard property of hyperlinks. If you want to disable a hyperlink, you can do several things. One is to temporary remove the href property, something like

document.getElementById("Approve").removeAttribute("href");

Then, you will still need to remove the onclick. The other method is again change around the onclick, then you can add a disabled style to the hyperlink using Javascript and style disabled links a certain way (default cursor, certain color, etc.)

Both methods, you need to switch the onclick. To disable, for example, you will need

document.getElementById("Approve").onclick = function() { return false; }
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