Solved

Trouble responding to a button click

Posted on 2011-09-27
2
172 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a button defined called myButton. I created this:

$("myButton").click( function (e) {
   alert("button clicked");
});

What's wrong?
0
Comment
Question by:newbieweb
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 82

Accepted Solution

by:
leakim971 earned 500 total points
ID: 36713917
<< called >> ?

ID attribute? <input id="myButton" type="button">
$("[b]#[/b]myButton").click( function (e) {
   alert("button clicked");
});

Open in new window


Name attribute? <input name="myButton" type="button">
$(":button[name='myButton']").click( function (e) {
   alert("button clicked");
});

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:newbieweb
ID: 36713927
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Creating Instructional Tutorials  

For Any Use & On Any Platform

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees/users adopt software o& achieve even the most complex tasks instantly. Boost knowledge retention, software adoption & employee engagement with easy solution.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

jQuery is a JavaScript library that greatly simplifies JavaScript programming. AJAX is an acronym formed from "Asynchronous JavaScript and XML."  AJAX refers to any communication between client and server, when the human client does not observe a…
OverviewThis article demonstrates a simple search form using AJAX. The purpose of the article is to demonstrate how to use the same code to render a page and javascript (JQuery) and AJAX to make subsequent calls to refine the results. The princip…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery including how to code hide show and toggles. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month11 days, 15 hours left to enroll

623 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question