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I have the button which is the image when the user click on it I want to change the the button to say click here to close.
$(".contact").click(function () {
    contact()
});

//animation for same page links #
$('a[href*=#]').each(function () {
    //alert('Hello');		
    if (location.pathname.replace(/^\//, '') == this.pathname.replace(/^\//, '') && location.hostname == this.hostname && this.hash.replace(/#/, '')) {
        var $targetId = $(this.hash),
            $targetAnchor = $('[name=' + this.hash.slice(1) + ']');
        var $target = $targetId.length ? $targetId : $targetAnchor.length ? $targetAnchor : false;
        if ($(this.hash).length) {
            $(this).click(function (event) {
                var targetOffset = $(this.hash).offset();
                var target = this.hash;
                event.preventDefault();
                $('html, body').animate({
                    scrollTop: targetOffset
                }, 500);
                return false;
            });
        }
    }
});

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Question by:erikTsomik
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by:Gary
ID: 40406720
What is the button (.contact?) and what type of button?
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by:erikTsomik
ID: 40406728
yes the button is in class .contact. The button actually a link  (anchor tag)
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by:Gary
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$(".contact").click(function(){contact()});

...becomes...

$(".contact").click(function(){
   $(this).text("Click Here to Close");
    contact();
});
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by:erikTsomik
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I just want to swap the images. so when they click to open to show the close image

$(this).css('background','url(../images/button_close.png) no-repeat');      

and when close then show open image
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Gary earned 500 total points
ID: 40406821
Two css classes for the two states
a.contact {
    background: url(../images/button_open.png) no-repeat; 
}
a.contact.button-close {
    background: url(../images/button_close.png) no-repeat; 
}

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The jQuery
$(".contact").click(function(){
    $(this).toggleClass("button-close");
     contact();
 }); 

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