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Disable button and validate data in javascript

Posted on 2013-01-06
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I have this function that works great :
function disableBtn(btnID, newText) {
    var btn = document.getElementById(btnID);
    //setTimeout("setImage('"+btnID+"')", 10);
    btn.style.background = "background-image: url('../images/indicator.gif') no-repeat";
    btn.disabled = true;
    btn.value = newText;
}
I associate to a buton tihs way:
 <asp:Button ID="Bt_save" runat="server" onclick="Bt_save_Click" onclientclick="disableBtn(this.id, 'Submitting...')" UseSubmitBehavior="false"  Text="Save Changes" />

So far everything is good, the only issue is that I need to validate data from my form in JAvascript.
So if I add something like :
 <asp:Button ID="Bt_save" runat="server" onclick="Bt_save_Click" onclientclick="return confirm('Do you want to save?');disableBtn(this.id, 'Submitting...')" UseSubmitBehavior="false"  Text="Save Changes" />, it does not work anymore.

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Question by:arnololo123
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by:darren-w-
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Perhaps you could use http://bassistance.de/jquery-plugins/jquery-plugin-validation/ this does all the work for you
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by:arnololo123
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Thanks but not an option
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madgino earned 500 total points
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try to use an 'if' instead of 'return' as the first return is exiting the javascript and disablebtn is never executing

 onclientclick="if (confirm('Do you want to save?') ) {disableBtn(this.id, 'Submitting...');} else {return false;}"
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by:mcnute
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What does
onclick="Bt_save_Click"

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do?
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