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ASP.NET Cancel Button

Hello Experts,

I have a web application with a submit button and was asked to create another button called "Cancel". As dumn as it may sound I have never created a "Cancel" button and was wondering the best method to handle the "Cancel" button.

I would prefer a redirect when a user clicks the "Cancel" button if possible.
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Hey, this is something different requirement.
First tell me, what you are doing on Submit Button.
If you click on submit, page post back to server and finish the code execution written in Submit Button Event.
If within the certain amount of time, user click on cancel then you can revert the updates.
That is what you have to do..
Elaborate your question.
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All,

I just need to redirect users back to Main page if they click on the "Cancel" button. So if a user DID enter data on the form and then clicks on "Cancel" I just want the page to get redirected to the main page with nothing getting added to DB. I fill make sure that I add CausesValidation=false on the Cancel button.
Rolling back database changes on a submit click gets a little more involved.

I generally disable the cancel button on submit click. My cancel buttons often are essentially reset buttons for the form.