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Posted on 2009-07-01
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My HTML designer has given me the following code for a button

[code]
<p class="gtb_btnImgGrp searchBtns">
   <a href="contact_add.html" class="gtb_btn">
      <span class="gtb_btnImgStart">&nbsp;</span>
             <span class="gtb_btnImgStretch">Search</span>
      <span class="gtb_btnImgEnd">&nbsp;</span>
   </a>
</p>
[/code]
following are the corresponding CSS classes
[code]
.gtb_form p.gtb_btnImgGrp span {display:inline; float:none; font-size:10px}
#searchPanel p.searchBtns {text-align: right}
gtb_btn {position:relative; width:auto;padding:1px 0; text-transform: uppercase; font-size: 10px !important; background: none; cursor: pointer;line-height:10px; overflow: visible; text-decoration:none; color:#333;display:inline-block}
.gtb_btn * {z-index: 100;/*margin: 1px 0;*/;}
.gtb_btn span {padding: 9px 5px;width: auto; white-space:no-wrap;line-height: 30px; font-size: 10px}
.gtb_btn img {border:0; display: block; position: absolute; top:8px;z-index:200}
/* Image Buttons */
.gtb_btn .gtb_btnImgStart, .gtb_btn .gtb_btnImgEnd {padding: 9px 2px}
.gtb_btn .gtb_btnImgStretch {background: url(../images/buttons.png) 0 -35px repeat-x; margin: auto -3px;}
.gtb_btn .gtb_btnImgStart {background: url(../images/buttons.png) 0 0 no-repeat}
.gtb_btn .gtb_btnImgEnd {background: url(../images/buttons.png) 0 -70px no-repeat}

[/code]

Now I need to create a button in my JSP with the same look and feel
<input type="button" value="Save" />

Can someone please let me know how to create a CSS class, which I can use to show the same look and feel to the user.  I want to do something like
<input type="button" value="Save"  class="saveClass" /> and have the same look an feel of the button

Thank you
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Question by:ank9
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by:Badotz
ID: 24754484
Whay can't you use the same HTML for your button as that for your designer's button?
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by:ank9
ID: 24759751
thanks for your reply.

How do I apply it to
<input type="button" >

I need a button so that I can capture onclick events
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by:ank9
ID: 24759785
Actually, I'll be using a documentum control and not HTML button

<dmf:button name="abc" cssclass="ss" />

This control has an attribute called "cssclass" where I can specify my CSS class.
So I need just one CSS class although I am free to add other tags before or after dmf button tag.

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by:ank9
ID: 24759809
I tried this

<p class="gtb_btnImgGrp searchBtns">
   <a href="contact_add.html" class="gtb_btn">
      <span class="gtb_btnImgStart">&nbsp;</span>
             <span class="gtb_btnImgStretch"><input type="button" value="test" /></span>
      <span class="gtb_btnImgEnd">&nbsp;</span>
   </a>
</p>

but this puts a HTML button on top of the CSS generated look and feel
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anshul9189 earned 1600 total points
ID: 24760076
If you are using documentum, then you can use <dmf:link> instead of <dmf:button> and use the same CSS classes.
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by:Badotz
Badotz earned 400 total points
ID: 24760291
>>I need a button so that I can capture onclick events

Most HTML elements can have an "onclick" event, not just buttons.
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by:Badotz
ID: 24762577
No worries - glad to help.
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