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javascript in button that works in firefox but not in internet explorer

Posted on 2012-03-22
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Can anyone tell me why this code is working fine in Firefox but not in Internet Explorer? I need to be able to send a form to two different target pages in function if the users click on standard submit button or another button that changes the action of the form:


<form id="edit_Content" name="edit_Content" action="boto.asp" method="post">
<input name="name" type="text" />
somewhere in your form, you have a button:
<input type="button" value="Save" onclick="document.edit_Content.action='boto.asp';document.edit_Content.target = 'blank';document.edit_Content.submit();" />

</form>

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Question by:starbase2
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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Why don't you just post the form to your asp page and use your server side scripting to post the data to the 2nd page?
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by:ansudhindra
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try this...

<script>
function doPost(){
document.edit_Content.action='boto.asp';
document.edit_Content.target = '_blank';
document.edit_Content.submit();
}
</script>

<form id="edit_Content" name="edit_Content" action="boto.asp" method="post">
<input name="name" type="text" />
somewhere in your form, you have a button:
<input type="button" value="Save" onclick="javascript:doPost()" />
</form>

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Try mod <input> button properties as below:

<input type="button" value="Save" onclick="document.edit_Content.setAttribute('action', 'boto.asp');document.edit_Content.setAttribute('target', 'blank');document.edit_Content.submit();" />

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