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assigning url to button with javascript function

Posted on 2015-02-23
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I'm using Asp.NET MVC 5.

So i have two pages in my application.

On launch Index.cstml is the view that is displayed.
On this Index i have a link that takes me to my other page called TestPage.cshtml.

Both of these views are in the same Home folder. This Home folder is inside the Views folder of the mvc application.


Example 1:

Right now on my TestPage.csthml I have a regular text link that looks like this.

@Html.ActionLink("Go Back To Index Page", "Index", new { Rno = Model.RegionNo })

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If you click on it it takes you back to the Index page.

I want to replace this text link with a Button.

Example 2: I replaced the actionlink shown above with a button like this. It seems to work fine:

<input type="submit" value="GoBack" class="GoBackToIndexButton" onclick="javascript: history.back()" />

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Example 3:

I also tried a link like this and styled a table to look like  a button and this works fine.

                <a href="~/Home/Index/@RegionNo/">
                    <table id="BackToIndexBtn">
                        <tr>
                            <td style="width: 100%;" class="GoBackToIndexButtonStyle">Cancel</td>
                        </tr>
                    </table>
                </a>

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Is there a way to set a url that looks like this <a href="~/Home/Index/@RegionNo/"></a> to a input button?

So in a button like this instead of using go the javascript back funtion I want to have the button use this url.

<input type="submit" value="GoBack" class="GoBackToIndexButton" onclick="javascript: history.back()" />
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Valliappan AN earned 500 total points
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Not sure why you have a submit button for Go Back functionality. If you need to do a POST you may need a submit, otherwise a button would be enough right?
<input type="button" value="GoBack" 
onclick="location.href='@Url.Action("Index", "Home", new { id = @Model.FirstorDefault.RegionNo.ToString()}, null)'" />

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Please let know if any issues. HTH.
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