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Need confirmation message for img/text link?

Posted on 2013-06-19
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Hi,
What is the best way to include a popup confirmation message for the link below?

Thanks,

Andrew

<a href="mysql_to_excel.php" target="_blank" id="save_to_excel">
<img src="/images/excel_icon.png" alt="Save to Excel" width="18" height="18" border="0" />Save to Excel
</a>

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<a href=(....) onclick="return confirm('Are you sure?');">
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by:Chris Stanyon
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Using jQuery, you'd do something like this:

$('#save_to_excel').click(function(e) {
     if (!confirm("Are you sure?")) {
          //'Cancel' was clicked, so stop the link from being followed
          e.preventDefault();
     }
})

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Thanks svenove, that's perfect... cheers.  Andrew
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FYI - The modern, best practice approach to Javascript is to keep it un-obtrusive - i.e out of the HTML!!
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