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troubleshooting Question

Prevent Form Submission In Firefox Using addEventListener

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rdivilbissFlag for United States of America asked on
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If I use an inline event, onsubmit="..." and return false to the event it will prevent W3C compliant and IE 8,7,6,etc. browsers from submitting the form.

InLine: http://www.rodsdot.com/formInline.asp

But I can not use an inline event declaration for this project.

So I add the event listeners after page load:

Event Listeners: http://www.rodsdot.com/formEventListener.asp

That works for IE 8 and below but not Firefox.

If I change the addEventlistener to use an anonymous function it still works in IE 8 and below but not Firefox.

Listener w/Anon Func:  http://www.rodsdot.com/formEventListenerAnonFunc.asp

What am I missing or is it documented somewhere that the submit event can not be canceled using W3C  event handling?
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