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    popup confirm in asp

    what's the best way to do a confirm in asp?

    meaning i'm processing a page and if I find that a record exists I want to give the user an option -- to either add record or cancel. if it doesn't exist it will just add the record.

    What's the best and easiest way to do this?

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    The EASIEST way, or the cross-browser, standards-compliant way?

    The easiest way is to use IE's MsgBox() function. However, this doesn't work in non-IE browsers.

    The cross-browser, standards-compliant way is to use JavaScript.

    When your code determines if an update is needed, do a

    Code:
    <script language="javascript">
    function confirm() {
    	var agree = confirm('This record already exists. Would you like to update the record?');
    	
    	if(agree) {
    		'run some extra code here
    	}
    }
    </script>
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