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Java script (ShowConfirm) does not show in Firefox browser

Posted on 2010-11-14
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Hello Experts,
On my web page i have  abutton that when a user clicks does invoke a java show confirm message. This message pops up when you are using IE browser but with Firefox it doesn't.
Anyone please shed some light on this
Thanks
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Question by:jsuanque
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by:jsuanque
ID: 34132482
Here's my code...

    <script language="javascript"  type="text/jscript">
 
    function ShowConfirm(textBox)
    {
   
        var confirmtext ="Thank you! ...Your Registration number is: ";
        return confirm(confirmtext + textBox.value);
    }
    </script>
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by:hosneylk
ID: 34133124
how are you calling the function?
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by:jsuanque
ID: 34133605
Hello Hosneylk,
On a button click.

Cheers,
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by:hosneylk
ID: 34133771
Can I see how? i.e. the code you are using to call the function.
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by:Manish
ID: 34135236
onclick="ShowConfirm(document.formName.textBoxName)"
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by:Manish
ID: 34135267
also check is javascript enable in mozilla.?
Edit> Preference> COntent...
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by:jsuanque
ID: 34141329
Hello Karanw,
javascript is enabled. As for onclick currently our code does something ...
#################
                                <asp:Button ID="NSOEF_EXT_Preview_Form_Button" runat="server" BackColor="Silver" Font-Bold="True" Font-Names="Tahoma" Font-Size="Small" ForeColor="Black" Style="z-index: 186; left: 544px; position: absolute; top: 920px" Text="Print Preview" Width="96px" OnClick="Declaration_to_PrintPreviewt_BTN_Click"/>


#################

    protected void Declaration_to_PrintPreviewt_BTN_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        con = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["STUDENT_MASTER_INDEXConnectionString"].ConnectionString);

        cmd = new SqlCommand("SMI_P003_NSOEF_EXT_Declaration_Main", con);
        cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;

        cmd.Parameters.Add("@EnrolID", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = NSOEF_EXT_Declaration_Back_EnrolID_TB.Text;
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Active", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = '1';
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@StuEmergCont1Title", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = NSOEF_EXT_StuEmergCont1Title_DDL.Text;

        con.Open();
        cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();

        int newIdentity = int.Parse(cmd.Parameters["@EnrolID"].Value.ToString());
        Response.Redirect("NSOEFP_EXT_Print.aspx?newid=" + newIdentity.ToString());
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by:hosneylk
ID: 34141714
so where's the call to ShowConfirm?
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by:jsuanque
ID: 34306399
Sorry guys for taking so long...can i request this not to be abandoned since i just got back from a motorcycle accident.
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by:jsuanque
ID: 34306405
Hi Hosneylk/ Karanw,

Here's the one that calls it and it's included in Page_Load

    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        NSOEF_EXT_Preview_Form_Button.Attributes.Add("onclick", "return ShowConfirm(" + NSOEF_EXT_Declaration_EnrolID_TB.ClientID + ");");
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hosneylk earned 250 total points
ID: 34306839
you're missing the quotes when assigning the call to the button. and in your js function use document.getElementById to get the object 1st and then read the value of it.

btw the proper way to do this would be to add it to the event onclientclick of the button.
SOEF_EXT_Preview_Form_Button.Attributes.Add("onclick", "return ShowConfirm('" + NSOEF_EXT_Declaration_EnrolID_TB.ClientID + "');");

function ShowConfirm(textBox)
    {
        var tbObj = document.getElementById(textBox);
        var confirmtext ="Thank you! ...Your Registration number is: ";
        return confirm(confirmtext + tbObj.value);
    }

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by:jsuanque
ID: 34307554
Thanks Hosneylk,
It now works.
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