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05-31-2009, 03:43 PM
help, i don't know why my code is not working at all, it was expected to produce a prompt once the end user did not put anything on the forms

<script type="text/javscript">
function check_data(my_form){
var problem = false;
alert("Enter your name. ");
my_form.name.value="*** Name";
problem = true;

alert("Enter your email address. ");
my_form.email.value="*** Email Address";
problem = true;

alert("Enter url. ");
my_form.url.value="*** URL";
problem = true;

if((my_form.url_category.selectedIndex == 0) || (my_form.url_category.value == 0)) {
alert("please select a category for this URL");
problem = true;

return false;
return true;

<form name="url_form" action="handle_submit_url.php" method="post" onsubmit="return check_data(this);">
<fieldset><legend>Enter Your information in the form below:</legend>
<p><b>Your Name:</b><input type="text" name="name" size="40" maxlength="60" /></p>
<p><b>Email Address:</b><input type="text" name="email" size="40" maxlength="60" /></p>
<p><b>URL:</b><input type="text" name="url" size="40" maxlength="80"></p>
<p><b>URL Category:</b><select name="url_category">
<option>Choose One:</option>
<option value="3">Code Libraries</option>
<option value="6">General Database</option>
<option value="5">General MySQL</option>
<option value="1">General PHP</option>
<option value="4">Programming</option>
<option value="2">Web Development</option>
<div align="center"><input type="submit" name="submit" value="submit" /></div>

05-31-2009, 04:04 PM
It's just a typo.

<script type="text/javascript">

05-31-2009, 04:27 PM
Thanks for the help sir,... :) ...is there a way, we can mark this thread as "resolved"?

Philip M
05-31-2009, 06:21 PM
Thanks for the help sir,... :) ...is there a way, we can mark this thread as "resolved"?

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