Javascript __doPostback ignores Validation controls

Hi I have a form with a save button, this save button fires validation controls.

I also have a section of the form that if a response is given I just want to save the form, without the users having to press the Save button, they have to select YES from a confirm dialog box.

I'm doing this like so:

                if(arg == true){
                   
                    __doPostBack("<%=butSave.UniqueID%>", "");
                }

But its missing all the validation controls, how can I fix this?

Andy
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louisfrCommented:
Found a page (http://forums.asp.net/t/1349427.aspx?js+__dopostback+and+Validation+Controls) with the following code sample:
if (Page_ClientValidate("mygroup"))
   __doPostBack(parameters);

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Andy GreenAuthor Commented:
Excellent thank you. I did search but missed this one.

Andy
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