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Add a notification pop-up to a save or cancel button within a Data Form Web Part

Posted on 2008-10-15
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I have a need for a notification box to appear simply stating 'your submission has been received' when a user submits an item within a SharePoint Data Form Web Part.  Currently I redirect a user back to /default2.aspx which is an exact replica of /default.aspx except that I have added this script to /defaul2.aspx

<script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">

alert("Your Submission Has Been Received");

</script>

This accomplishes what I want, however if we make a change to default.aspx we also have to change default2.aspx, which we would rather not have to do.  Also I would like to see the popup before the redirect.  Is there some code that I could add to the input button onclick event to get an alert after the __commit and before the __redirect
<input type="button" value="Save" name="btnSave" onclick="javascript: {ddwrt:GenFireServerEvent('__commit;__redirect={/default2.aspx}')}" />

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by:deiaccord
ID: 22738703
You could try this

Add the below script which will display an alert before the update method is called. (based on an example here http://edinkapic.blogspot.com/2007/10/add-javascript-date-validation-into.html )

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
function PreSaveAction()
{
    alert("Your update has been recieved");
    return true;  // OK to proceed with the save item
}
</script>



why does default2 need to be a copy of default however. Why not just direct them to a completely new page that just says your submission has been received with a link back to the main page?
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DataBridge earned 0 total points
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Well the thing is, my boss wanted to see the confirmation alert before the page was redirected, in other words, while the information that was input is still on the screen.  Anyway I did some playing around and stumbled across the syntax that got me exactly what I wanted.

<input type="button" value="Save" name="btnSave" onclick="javascript:alert('Your Submission Has Been Received');{ddwrt:GenFireServerEvent('__commit;__redirect={/}')}" />
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