disable ie8 refresh form dialog box

Posted on 2011-03-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-11

ie8 dialog box when I refresh form

to display this information again, internet explorer needs to resend the information submitted
Question by:rgb192
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by:Michel Plungjan
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VERY little info but I believe I know what you want. Change the method=POST to GET

Author Comment

ID: 35070346
this happens as a user not a programmer.   If I press back or refresh on every form,  ie8 dialog box appears and I have to press ok
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Michel Plungjan earned 250 total points
ID: 35070760
If the form is posted then that is default behaviour
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Author Comment

ID: 35086769
I notice that safari does this also, but firefox does not have the dialog box
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Expert Comment

ID: 35135658
are you being billed by your hosting provider for GET requests?

Author Closing Comment

ID: 35152688
yes this is correct.

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