How to find out which submit button was clicked when you have multiple submit buttons?

Hi, I have a form with 3 submit buttons.  I need to know which one was clicked though, so that my form validation function knows which part of the form to validate.  Does anyone know how to determine which submit button as clicked in a form?
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Something like this.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
                if ($(this).attr('id') === 'button1'){
                    //validation code
                if ($(this).attr('id') === 'button2'){
                    //validation code
                if ($(this).attr('id') === 'button3'){
                    //validation code
<input type="button" id="button1" class="form-button" value="Button1" />
<input type="button" id="button2" class="form-button" value="Button2" />
<input type="button" id="button3" class="form-button" value="Button3" />

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FairyBusinessAuthor Commented:
Does this work for submitting a form though? I have .submit not .click.

    $("userForm").submit(function () {

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FairyBusinessAuthor Commented:
correction, I have this in my code:

$("#userForm").submit(function () {

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Well you said you had multiple buttons.

Can you post your full form code please.
FairyBusinessAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for FairyBusiness's comment http:/Q_27521990.html#37383361

for the following reason:

I got it working, thanks.<br />I just put the .submit function inside of the .click function.
FairyBusinessAuthor Commented:
I didn't mean to delete this question. I wanted to accept a solution.
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